• One-Horse Town

    20 days ago - By Eater

    What's a year of social distancing when you're Elsie Eiler, the longtime sole resident in America's smallest small town? Monowi, in Boyd County, Nebraska, is a somewhere far from anywhere. The town - if you can call it that; according to the US Census it's a “village” - sits smack-dab in the flat center of the continental United States, four miles from the South Dakota border and 60 miles from the nearest Walmart, surrounded by dirt roads that wind through rolling farmland. The 535-square-mile county has a population of just 2,000; three of its towns have fewer than 10 people. Only Monowi...
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