Unusual place names

The following is a listing of some of the unusual place names in world. The names of some of these communities may sound crazy, wacky, or perhaps even fabricated. But they’re all actual places, that for one reason or another have been given some rather unusual names. Examples would be place names that are also swear words, inadvertently humorous words, or highly charged words in another language, such as Pity Me, Durham (England), Fucking, Austria, Hell, Norway, or Condom, Gers (France).

Miscellaneous weird town names

Cut and Shoot, Texas. (info)
Slaughterville, Oklahoma. (info)
Rough And Ready, California. (info)
Faggarts Crossroads, NC.
Coward, South Carolina.
Spunky Puddle, Ohio.
Bridal Veil, Oregon.
Howey In The Hills, Florida.
Bug Tussle, Oklahoma.
Firetown, Connecticut.
Burns Down, South Carolina.
Pyro, Ohio.
Frankenstein, Missouri.
Goblintown, Virginia.
Monks Hammock, Louisiana.
Monks Misery, Maryland.
No Mirage, California.
Gun Barrel City, Texas.
Humptulips, Washington.
Looneyville, Minnesota.
Looneyville, New York.
Looneyville, Texas.
Looneyville, West Virginia.
Mormon Bar, California.
Nimrod, Minnesota.
Idle, near Bradford
Scrabble, West Virginia.
Snapfinger, Georgia.
Land of Nod, near Grayshott, Hampshire
Cyclone, Texas.
Storms, Ohio.
Hurricane, Utah.
Wind Blow, North Carolina.
Tarzan, Texas.
Tightwad, Missouri.
What Cheer, Iowa.
Yazoo City, Mississippi.
Zigzag, Oregon.
Hell, Norway. (info)
Truth or Consequences, New Mexico (info)
Lost, near Strathdon, Aberdeenshire

Christmas, Florida.
Cold Christmas, Hertfordshire, England.
Christmas Cove, Maine.
Christmas City, Utah.
Christmas Valley, Oregon.
Christmasville, Tennessee.
Santa Claus, Georgia.
Santa, Idaho.
Eggnog, Utah.
Tannenbaum, Arkansas.
North Pole, Alaska.
North Pole, New York.

Mmm — I’m hungry!

Sandwich, Massachusetts
Cookietown, Oklahoma
Candy Town, Ohio
Hershey, Pennsylvania
Bacon, Delaware
Cheddar, South Carolina
Cheesetown, Pennsylvania
Cheeseville, Wisconsin
Cheeseville, California
Cranberry Marsh, Wisconsin
Ding Dong, Texas
Rabbit Hash, Kentucky
Bread Loaf, Vermont
Whitebead, Oklahoma
Beans, New Hampshire
Oatmeal, Texas
Two Egg, Florida
Goose Egg, Wyoming
Toast, North Carolina
Chocolate Bayou, Texas
Lick Skillet, Virginia
Milk Springs, Alabama
Milkwater, Arizona
Buttermilk, Arkansas
Buttermilk, Kansas
Coke, Virginia
Tea, South Dakota
Coffee City, Texas
Coffee Creek, Montana
Hot Coffee, Mississippi
Pie, West Virginia
Twin Peaks, California
Yum Yum, Tennessee

Quiet down out there!

Yelling Settlement, Alabama
Yellville, Arkansas
Yell, Tennessee
Screamer, Alabama
Screamer, Tennessee
Screamersville, Virginia
Loudville, Massachusetts
Hoop and Holler, Texas
Hoot and Holler Crossing, Texas
Holler, Maryland

Never? Never ever?

Neversink, New York
Neversink, Pennsylvania
Neverfail, Tennessee

Uh, I think I’ll pass

Boring, Oregon
Crapo, Maryland
Dull, Ohio
Hobo Station, Mississippi
Ordinary, Virginia
Poor Town, North Carolina
Pity Me county Durham, England
Poorman Side, Pennsylvania
Shacktown, North Carolina

This town’s really alive with activity!

Deadmans, Ohio
Deadman Landing, Florida
Deadman Crossing, Ohio
Deadmans Corner, Wyoming
Deadmans Corner, Maine
Dead Mans Crossing, Indiana
Dead Women Crossing, Oklahoma

Get your mind out of the gutter!

Dirt Pot, Allendale, Northumberland
Dirty Gutter, near Leek, Staffordshire
Assloss, near Kilmarnock, Ayrshire
Balls Cross, West Sussex
Batchelor’s Bump, near Hastings, Sussex
Booze, Arkengarthdale, North Yorkshire
Beer, near Seaton, Devon
Bummers Hill, near Hare Street, Hertfordshire
Crackpot, Swaledale, North Yorkshire
Crapstone, near Plymouth, Devon
Bottom Flash, near Winsford, Cheshire
Bottoms, Mossley, Greater Manchester
Loveladies, New Jersey
Hooker, Oklahoma
Hooker Hole, Louisiana
Romance, Arkansas
Gay Street, near Pulborough, Sussex
Horneytown, North Carolina
French Lick, Indiana
Sweet Lips, Tennessee
Fanny, West Virginia
Busti, New York
Bird in Hand, Pennsylvania
Big Beaver, Pennsylvania
Condom, Gers (France) (info)
Butts, Georgia
Sexmoan, Pampanga, Philippines (now renamed Sasmuan.)
Buttzville, New Jersey
Dicktown, New Jersey
Erect, North Carolina
New Erection, Virginia
Dickshooter, Idaho
Intercourse, Pennsylvania
Loving, New Mexico
Climax, Georgia
Conception, Missouri
Fidelity, Missouri
Seamen, Ohio
Fucking, Austria. (info)

Get the bug spray

Mosquitoville, Vermont
Fleatown, Ohio
Flea Valley, California
Ticktown, Virginia
Tick Bite, North Carolina
Bug Hill, North Carolina
Roach, Nevada
Roaches, Illinois
Cricket Corner, New Hampshire
Cricket Hill, Georgia
Grasshopper Junction, Arizona
Shoofly, North Carolina
Spider, Kentucky
Spiderweb, South Carolina

Because I said so!

Why, Arizona
Whynot, Mississippi
Whynot, North Carolina
Ynot, Montana

Sources:
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