In a bracket-style competition, the field was narrowed down to the top 16 towns in America. After several rounds of voting, and a very close final total, Jasper, Indiana has been officially named the 2022 Strongest Town.

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The Strongest Town Contest 2022

The Strongest Town Contest is in its 7th year, and last year a town in Illinois won the competition. This contest isn't about the biggest city, it is about the towns that are showing growth and moving in the right direction to become a stronger town.

Mark Nowotarski, Nancy Eckerle
Mark Nowotarski, Nancy Eckerle
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Strongest Towns Face-Off

16 towns started in this contest. Now there are just two left in the annual Strongest Town Competition. Watch representatives from Norwood, OH, and Jasper, IN face off in a friendly conversation, hosted by Jay Stange, content manager at Strong Towns.

Great local restaurants help to make a strong town.

Ron Rhodes Jasper, IN
Ron Rhodes Jasper, IN
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How Close Was The Vote?

The final round was so close, with Jasper winning 51.3% of the votes to Norwood, Ohio’s 48.7%. The goal is to have other towns look to Jasper as an example of what it means to build lasting strength and resilience in their communities.

JASPER'S BUSINESS HISTORY - GOOGLE MAPS
JASPER'S BUSINESS HISTORY - GOOGLE MAPS
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