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Southern Living Readers Rate Beaufort Best Small Town

January 31, 2009

Jennifer Marra
Marketing Assistant
Phone: (843) 525-8529

Beaufort rated "Best Small Town" by Southern Living Readers

(Beaufort, SC) -- Beaufort has been rated as the #1 Best Small Town in the Southern Living 13th Annual Readers' Choice Awards. The January issue featuring the result includes awards n 14 categories and over 41,000 votes were cast by readers.
The Best Small Town results are listed as follows:
1. Beaufort, SC
2. Fairhope, AL
3. Fredericksburg, TX
4. Blowing Rock, NC
5. Franklin, TN
6. Eureka Springs, AR
7. Oxford, MS
8. Grand Rivers, KY
9. Madison, GA
10. Hendersonville, NC
Beaufort has been recognized by an award in the Best Small Town category in Southern Living for more than eight years in a row.

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