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Americans love boozing, but no state likes to hit the bottle quite like Wisconsin. According to an analysis from 24/7 Wall St., 12 out of the top 20 drunkest cities in the U.S. are located in Wisconsin. 

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Appleton, Wisconsin, topped out the list, and the other Wisco cities included Green Bay, Oshkosh-Neenah, Madison, La Crosse-Onalaska, Fond du Lac, Eau Claire, Wausau, Sheboygan, Racine, Janesville-Beloit, and Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis. 

Which other cities love their beer and liquor? Here's the list in full: 

20. Corvallis, Oregon
19. Iowa City, Iowa
18. Lincoln, Nebraska
17. Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, Wisconsin
16. Janesville-Beloit, Wisconsin
15. Racine, Wisconsin
14. Grand Forks, North Dakota-Minnesota
13. Missoula, Montana
12. Sheboygan, Wisconsin
11. Wausau, Wisconsin
10. Mankato-North Mankato, Minnesota
9. Eau Claire, Wisconsin
8. Ames, Iowa
7. Fond du Lac, Wisconsin
6. La Crosse-Onalaska, Wisconsin-Minnesota
5. Fargo, North Dakota-Minnesota
4. Madison, Wisconsin
3. Green Bay, Wisconsin
2. Oshkosh-Neenah, Wisconsin
1. Appleton, Wisconsin

To compile this booze-loving lineup, 24/7 Wall St. examined the percentage of adults who report binge or heavy drinking in 381 metro areas. Data came from the County Health Rankings & Roadmaps, a collaborative effort from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute

Nationally, more than 15% of adults report binge drinking, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. But in Appleton, Wisconsin, the so-called drunkest city in America, the binge drinking rate is up to 26.8%. The city also has the ninth highest concentration of bars in the U.S.. (La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN takes that award, with 6.9 bars for every 10,000 people.) 

Chalk it up to the Midwest's earliest immigrants. The Washington Post noted many Scandinavians and Germans (both cultures with a strong history of brewing and loving beer) moved to Wisconsin, Minnesota and North Dakota. And it only makes sense that one might need a hoppy brew to wash down award-winning Wisconsin cheese, right?  

If you hate alcohol (and fun), there are plenty of American cities where you won't live and work with a bunch of alcoholics. Provo-Orem, Utah, home to many Mormons that don't drink alcohol for religious reasons, is the driest city in the U.S. A mere 9.2% of adults in this city drink excessively.