Silver City, NM

#70. Silver City

Tourism, retirement and retail trade are three main industries that drive the economy of Silver City, N.M., home to Gila National Forest and its 400 miles of fishing streams along with mountain biking trails. Dozens of independent restaurants, shops and festivals keep residents entertained. Affordable homes and the highly rated Silver Consolidated School District draw many families. Western New Mexico University provides higher education options.

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