A small town; jerkwater town (1855+)
It is, altogether, a one-horse town, although some business in the way of shipping produce has been carried on here.
I was born and raised in a one-horse town upstate; and, even though I ain't been back for twenty years, I know what it's like.
You see, Mr. Lincoln was still but "the one-horse lawyer of a one-horse town."
Many would class it as a “one-horse town,” but to us it appeared a little paradise.
I thank my stars I am clean out of that one-horse town Albany!
There isn't a single man in this one-horse town that's good enough to pick up her glove.