Congratulations to North Tonawanda for making it on to This list of best small cities in America. According to WalletHub, North Tonawanda fell within the top 100 (73) as one of the Best Small Cities.

To help Americans put down roots in places offering good quality of life and affordability, WalletHub compared more than 1,300 U.S. cities with populations between 25,000 and 100,000 across 43 key indicators of livability. They range from housing costs and school-system quality to restaurants per capita.

North Tonawanda (ranked at #73) has always been one of our favorite places to visit with the radio station. Not only have the residents always welcomed us with open arms and shown up at our events and strong numbers, the area boasts so many cool and historic things to check out. If you have never visited North Tonawanda, this may be a good opportunity for you to check out some of the highlights that make it such a great small city.

Whenever there is a concert or show coming up to the Riviera Theatre, I always look forward to attending. I recall seeing George Jones perform at the Riviera Theatre years ago. Not only is it a beautiful and historic building but it is also the perfect place to watch a show because it offers such an intimate setting.


Buffalo is the second largest city in New York State and often anyone in the 716 refers to their hometown as Buffalo New York. But if you live in North Tonawanda, be proud of all the great things that are going on in your area and Niagara County as well. If you tell someone you’re from North Tonawanda they may not know exactly where that is but you can remind them of this historical fact that is make North Tonawanda so great.

The city also calls itself "The Lumber City," due to its past primary industry and once was the largest port on the Great Lakes during the height of the Erie Canal.

You can now add in that North Tonawanda is among the Best Small Cities in America.

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