9) Grantwood Village
This village, with a population of under 900 people, may be small but it holds a several significant sites. The Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site, also known as White Haven, is located here. It was the childhood home of Grant’s wife and the couple lived in the house off and on during the 1950s. The home is now a museum commemorating the life and career of former-President Grant. A log cabin built by Ulysses, known as Grant’s Farm, is another historical site that Grantwood lays claim to. Prominent people have continued to cultivate this village with August Anheuser-Busch Sr. eventually purchasing the farm. It’s now a tourist attraction with many animals such as buffalos, elephants, kangaroos, and the iconic Budweiser Clydesdale horses. Residents here enjoy a high-quality of life with local restaurants and the 8-mile long paved Grant’s Trail running through town. The median household income is around $92,000.
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