PUT-IN-BAY, Ohio -- Put-in-Bay has been named a finalist in the "Greatest Midwest Town" contest ran by Midwest Living magazine.

Last fall, the magazine asked readers to nominate their town by submitting photos using the hashtag #MLGreatestTown on social media or by uploading photos to an online portal.

Earlier this month, the magazine announced the list of 12 finalists.

Criteria for consideration included towns with fun neighborhoods, unforgettable events, delicious food scenes and bucket-list scenery.

Here are the other finalists:

  • Galene, IL
  • Lawrence, KS
  • Branson, MO
  • Columbus, IN
  • Traverse City, MI
  • Nebraska City, NE
  • Rapid City, SD
  • Decorah, IA
  • Deluth, MN
  • Medora, ND
  • Bayfield, WI

Click here to cast your vote for the greatest Midwest town!