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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rural_area

In general, a rural area or countryside is a geographic area that is located outside towns and cities. The Health Resources and Services Administration of the ...

simple.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rural_area

Rural areas are areas which are not towns or cities. They are often farming or agricultural areas. These areas are sometimes called "the country" or " countryside" ...

www.census.gov/geo/reference/urban-rural.html

Dec 8, 2016 ... The Census Bureau's urban-rural classification is fundamentally a delineation of geographical areas, identifying both individual urban areas ...

www.hrsa.gov/ruralhealth/aboutus/definition.html

The Census does not actually define “rural.” “Rural” encompasses all population, housing, and territory not included within an urban area. Whatever is not urban ...

www.ers.usda.gov/topics/rural-economy-population/rural-classifications/what-is-rural

Researchers and policy officials employ many definitions to distinguish rural from urban areas, which often leads to unnecessary confusion and unwanted ...

www.nationalgeographic.org/encyclopedia/rural-area

Jun 2, 2011 ... A rural area is an open swath of land that has few homes or other buildings, and not very many people. A rural area's population density is very ...

www.thefreedictionary.com/rural+area

Noun, 1. rural area - an area outside of cities and towns; "his poetry celebrated the slower pace of life in the country". country · back country, backwoods ...

www.ruralhealthweb.org/about-nrha/about-rural-health-care

The obstacles faced by health care providers and patients in rural areas are vastly different than those in urban areas. Economic factors, cultural and social ...

www.ruralhealthinfo.org/topics/what-is-rural

RHIhub's Am I Rural? tool can be used to help determine whether a specific ...

tn.gov/health/article/healthy-places-rural-areas

Rural Areas. The areas located outside of cities and towns are termed “rural”. Rural areas have low population density. Rural areas often have a lot of ...