The 7 Oldest Historic Town in Every State

Alabama: Mooresville - The historic town of Mooresville predates the state of Alabama, establishing itself as a town a year before Alabama's statehood. Despite its long history, Mooresville remains small, with a population of just 65 people

Alaska: Wrangell - Wrangell boasts a rich history as one of Alaska's oldest cities, having been governed by four different nations: Tlingit, Russia, England, and the United States. Its significance in Alaska's gold rush era further adds to its historical charm.

Arizona: Tucson - Tucson stands out not only as Arizona's oldest town but also as one of the longest continuously inhabited places in the United States, with a history spanning over 4,000 years.

Arkansas: Georgetown - Despite its founding in 1789, Georgetown was officially incorporated much later, in 1986. Maintaining its small-town charm throughout its history, even during periods of economic prosperity such as the timber and logging boom

California: San Diego - San Diego's historical significance is showcased through its 21 beautiful basilicas along California's Historic Missions Trail, with the Mission San Diego de Alcala being a notable landmark.

Colorado: San Luis - San Luis, though diminished in population over time, retains its cultural and historical significance, with adobe architecture and the Plaza de San Luis de la Culebra preserving its heritage.

Connecticut: Wethersfield - Known as "Oniontown" due to its thriving red onion crop, Wethersfield has a unique nickname that reflects its agricultural history. Even in modern times, the town's connection to onions is celebrated