When thinking of places in Indiana to visit, there's one town that's overlooked more than any of the rest. Can you guess which one it is?

Indiana is full of a lot of great small towns. As someone who is from a small town in Indiana, I am proud of where I come from. Boonville, Indiana is a great place to raise a family and to call home. I don't care what anyone says. If you have ever traveled through some of these small towns in Indiana, most of these little towns in the state are pretty charming. There's so much hometown pride in these small towns. Recently we have covered many of these small towns in articles such as the worst small towns in Indiana, an Indiana small town that makes you feel like you are in a Hallmark movieHGTV names the most charming small town in Indiana, and the best must-visit small town in Indiana.

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Speaking of small towns. The website, Cheapism, recently found the most overlooked town in each state. So what does that mean exactly? Think of it as hidden gems. Places with a lot to offer visitors, but nobody really thinks to visit that specific town. Here's how Cheapism came to their conclusions:

We scoured online reviews and rankings to uncover desirable destinations that don't typically get extensive national attention, yet offer tremendous value to visitors and locals alike. Our selections took into account towns with a range of attractive offerings, including cultural attractions, outdoor activities, great dining and shopping options, low cost of living, and high quality of life, among other factors. Here's a look at the unsung American sleeper towns that can seduce, charm, and mesmerize visitors into putting down roots.

The Most Overlooked Town in Indiana

Out of all the towns in Indiana with charm and plenty to offer, which one do you think is the most overlooked? Well, according to Cheapism, it's none other than Chesterton.

What makes this Indiana town so special? Here's what Cheapism says:

Art galleries, festivals, antique shops, and historical sites nurture the 13,000 residents who call <a href="https://www.chestertonin.org/31/Community" target="_blank">Chesterton</a> home — as well as the countless visitors who pour into the region in a typical year. Chesterton boasts impressive ecological diversity in the nearby Coffee Creek Watershed Preserve, but with the glimmering lights of Chicago just 45 miles away, it's also a quick trip to the city by car or train.

Would you have guessed Chesterton as the most overlooked town in Indiana? Is it worth the visit? You can find out what other towns were named as the most overlooked in their respective state by clicking here.

16 Indiana Towns with Dirty-Sounding Names

A majority of these towns were given their names in the mid-to-late 1800s as settlers making their way across the country found unclaimed plots of land and decided to make them their own. While I imagine they thought the names they came up with were innocent, and perhaps a tribute to something in their lives, pop culture has warped our minds to the point since then that we can't help but think of something about the town that was never intended by its founders. Take a look at this list. I guarantee there's at least one name that will make you chuckle.

Gallery Credit: Ryan O'Bryan

33 Indiana Towns with International Names

From Holland to China, Cuba to Switzerland, and everywhere in between, several towns across the Hoosier State borrow their names from countries and cities around the globe.

Gallery Credit: Ryan O'Bryan

The 25 Smallest Towns In Indiana With Shockingly Low Populations

The 25 smallest towns in Indiana have population numbers that will blow your mind. Wait until you see the smallest's population size!

Gallery Credit: Travis Sams

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