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See also: boomtown
- A town that experienced (or is experiencing) a period of rapid growth due to some temporary activity.
- 1986 August 22, Nicholas D. Kristof, “Hot Spot in Sun Belt: Boom Town for Gambling”, in The New York Times, ISSN 0362-4331:
- But, as in other boom towns, growth creates problems and doubts about how long it can be sustained. Water supplies are limited and the lack of experienced casino employees could make it easier for cheaters to bilk casinos, whether at blackjack tables or by rigging slot machines.