Fun Fact: Did You Know Sykesville in Carroll County has been named the 2016 Coolest Small Town in America?

Question: Did you know Sykesville in Carroll County has been named the 2016 Coolest Small Town in America?

Courtesy of Sykesville Main Street Association
Courtesy of Sykesville Main Street Association

It’s true! Budget Travel magazine recently named Sykesville the Coolest Small Town in America for 2016, receiving 44% of the vote.

Winners must have a population of fewer than 10,000 residents and offer a unique atmosphere, complete with shops, food, culture and history, as well as a good location, according to BudgetTravel.com.

In the website’s description of Sykesville, it notes the town’s farmers market, restaurants and abundance of downtown festivals.

“It’s a little surreal actually,” said Steven Colella, the town’s director of economic development. “We haven’t really taken a step back to think about what this is going to mean for the town moving forward.”

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Click here to plan your visit the 2016 Coolest Small Town in America.

Source: Carroll County Times & Budget Travel

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