Articles like these make great geography fodder.
Where are the most expensive small towns in America?
Most are found in New York state, followed by a small number in California. Following the money trail. Where do the leaders of business live and work? New York, close to New York City, and not that far from the likes of Boston, MA, and a few hours from Washington, D.C.
Then, we have California. From San Francisco and the Napa Valley to San Diego near the border with Mexico, the state is dotted with many small but expensive towns.
In the interior of the United State, Belle Meade, TN, just outside Nashville, is the ritzy oasis between the coasts.