a suburban community

People live in three kinds of areas:

  • urban areas (cities)
  • suburban areas (the areas around cities)
  • rural areas (small towns and farmland)

A "suburban community" is a town that's close to a city (usually a 30 minute to 1 hour drive) but is small and quiet. A lot of people in the suburbs live in individual houses instead of apartment buildings. They drive from place to place instead of using public transportation.

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