A southern, mostly redneck town that has few offerings other than simply being a community that knows and cares for each other above all else.
Usually characterized as:
A town with one, if any, stop light.
Most of the inhabitants drive trucks or other oversized SUV
Cow/horse pastures everywhere
If you're lucky, 2 convenience stores, a gas station, and a liqour store
One road in and out
Usually full of Hicks, Rednecks, Country boys, and similar.
Most everyone knows each other and loves their town
Look up the songs "Hick Town", "Hillbilly Delux", "Country Boy Can Survive", "Famous in a Small Town", "Small Town Southern Man"
"Hollywood South Carolina? Man what a little hick town."
"Yup, I was born and raised in this Hick Town, and I wouldn't have it any other way."
Place reputed to be full of farmers and uneducated home-schooled kids.
They're actually usually not.
They're usually filled with kids who DO live on farms, but buy ugly Ugg boots and have parties with heavy drinking to prove they're just as cool as the city folk.
Yes, they are known to be seen riding their tractors around the main town center.
"Wow, that girl was wearing a flannel shirt to the mall"
"She's from a hick town, she doesn't know any better."