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Ste. Genevieve makes top 10 list of Coolest Small Towns in America

STE. GENEVIEVE, MO (KFVS) -

Ste. Genevieve, Missouri made the top 10 list of Coolest Small Towns in America from Budget Travel.com.

Ste. Genevieve ranked number nine on the list for its French colonial history.

The town of 4,410 was founded in 1740 by French Canadians, making it the first European settlement west of the Mississippi.

Budget Travel highlights the town's 1792 Bolduc House Museum, Rosemary & Thyme Cooking School, St. Gemme Beauvais (the state's oldest B&B), and the Route du Vin, six vineyards is known for Gallic grape varieties and wines inspired by Burgundy and Provence.

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