Quiet Zone: 710

Vintage toys are seen on display in Stonewall Grocery in McDowell, Va., as owner Linda Simmons hands a Virginia State Police trooper his sandwich order. Highland County, located inside the quiet zone, is home to a single traffic light and more pay phones than cell phone towers. {quote}It's pristine,{quote} Simmons says of the area steeped in Civil War history, noting that while having reliable cell phone service would be convenient, the sight of cell towers simply wouldn't fit.

Vintage toys are seen on display in Stonewall Grocery in McDowell, Va., as owner Linda Simmons hands a Virginia State Police trooper his sandwich order. Highland County, located inside the quiet zone, is home to a single traffic light and more pay phones than cell phone towers. "It's pristine," Simmons says of the area steeped in Civil War history, noting that while having reliable cell phone service would be convenient, the sight of cell towers simply wouldn't fit.