Strong TownsHoboken has made it past the first round of voting in’s “Strongest Town” contest, defeating Collingswood, NJ by a vote of 61.4% to Collingswood’s 38.6%.

Hoboken now faces off against Hopkins, MN in the ‘Elite 8’ portion of the bracket.

The next events are as follows:

Mar 18: Elite Eight are notified and 3-5 photos are requested of them, illustrating the strength of their town.

Mar 21-22: Elite Eight photos are published and Strong Towns readers vote for the strongest.

Here’s the current bracket:

Current Standings


Let’s make sure Hoboken wins this important contest. Make sure to check Hoboken, Inc. for updates.