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Go Rural

It is possible to start a business in a small community.

This story appears in the March 2005 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »

Q: I'd like to move to amountain community with a population of less than 2,000 people, butI'll need to start a business that will support my family. Isthere any hope?

A: Like you, millions of Americansare on the move or want to be. People are in search ofbetter-quality lives for themselves and their families, lower-costhousing and more contact with nature. Plus, they want to get awayfrom the stress of urban and suburban living.

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