Inside the Adirondack Blue Line:
Population Density in going down.
State owns most of the land.
Environmentalists have pushed for "forever wild" in many areas.
Area is moving back to 1800's life style in many ways.
Mountains, Lakes, Streams very small communities.
Hard to move around in winter.
Isolation in many areas.
Many areas are off grid and no cell coverage.
Most is Mountain High Ground above 1500 ft.
Many forests and all second growth.
Many old natural resources.
Nearest hospital in many places is over one hour drive.
Small local communities have depleting EMT squads due to population decrease.
Small communities are old families going back to early 1800's settlers.
Political make up of the counties inside the Adirondack Blue Line is conservative.
CC permits are easy to secure.
Character of people is very much good ole country/mountain folk.
Consider the signs; it may be too late to move to some ideal place.
Not the Ozarks but a secret place overlooked.
Consider if 120k families moved to the Ozarks what would it be like???
DO THE BEST YOU CAN WITH WHAT YOU GOT WHERE YOU ARE AT.