Welcome to the Martinsville-Henry County Chamber of Commerce

The Martinsville Henry County Chamber of Commerce is a membership organization comprised of businesses serving our community. With over 600 members, the Chamber acts a voice for businesses in the region while also providing opportunities for networking, collaboration, and increased community exposure.

The Martinsville-Henry County Chamber of Commerce was founded in 1959 and has been actively involved in all facets of our business community ever since. Our programs are designed to encourage a strong local economy by creating an environment where businesses thrive and community and commerce work together for the future of Martinsville-Henry County. Learn more by exploring our website!

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You can keep Chamber members and the community in the loop as well as engage them with important or interesting programs, features, and projects by using The Chamber Connection. The Chamber Connection e-newsletter is about "Keeping You in the Know". Submit your eye-catching flyers, announcements, and news to sharon@mhcchamber.com.


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12 CHEAPEST SMALL TOWNS IN AMERICA

Affordable small towns might not be for everyone, but their charms put them among the best places to live for plenty of folks.

Small-town living has plenty of perks: light traffic, a strong sense of community and a slower pace of life. Perhaps best of all, there's the cost of living, which typically is cheaper in small towns than in expensive big cities.

To get a better sense of what inexpensive small-town living really has to offer, we compiled a list of the 12 cheapest small towns in America, with small towns defined as places with populations of 10,000 to 50,000 people. We based our rankings on the Council for Community and Economic Research's (C2ER) calculations of living expenses in 267 urban areas. C2ER's expansive study tracks thousands of prices under the categories of housing, utilities, healthcare, groceries, transportation, and miscellaneous goods and services (such as an appointment with a physician or a ticket to the cinema).

It goes without saying that you should weigh the pros and cons before you pack up and relocate to one of the 12 cheapest small towns in America. While a low cost of living is attractive, it can be offset by issues such as scarce jobs, small paychecks or a lack of things to do in the area. Plan an extended visit to ensure the small town fits your lifestyle. And if you prefer larger locales, consider our list of the cheapest U.S. cities to live in.

C2ER's Cost of Living Index data is based on average prices of goods and services collected for the first three quarters of 2021, with index values based on the new weights for 2022. Population figures, median household incomes, median home values, poverty rates and other demographic data are from the U.S. Census Bureau. Unemployment rates, courtesy of the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, are as of April 27 for the month of March 2022, and are neither smoothed nor seasonally adjusted.

Click the link below to see the 12 cheapest small towns in America.

https://www.kiplinger.com/real-estate/602609/cheapest-small-towns-in-america-2021?utm_source=SmartBrief&utm_medium=email



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