The Cities founded in 2016 documents all of the cities that were founded and incorporated. To be a city, you need to have at least 5 edits on the wiki to become a community, then ten edits to become a town with a designated name. To become a city, you need to have at least 20 edits. To become a metropolis, you need at least 200 edits. In this year, only one community formed.
The town of Hazel sprang up on July 28, 2016, and was the only town to form that year. The town had a peak population of 1,400 on July 31, 2016, before declining very rapidly. The town of Hazel was abandoned completely on August 5, 2016.