A small town in Minnesota attempted to secede from the US in 1977 to declare war and lose, thus receiving foreign aid for their failing water system. It worked.
After Kurt Cobain’s death, his hometown of Aberdeen, WA changed their town motto to “Come As You Are”.
There is a town in Michigan called Hell — and anyone can be the mayor of Hell for a day by simply answering six questions.
The town of Ixonia, Wisconsin, is so named because when a name for the town couldn’t be agreed upon, six letters were drawn randomly out of a hat and arranged to name the town.
The Mayor of Batman, Turkey, wants to sue Warner Brothers.
There is a town in Ontario, Canada named Swastika and despite pressure from the government to change the name residents fight to keep it.
Disney founded and completely owns two cities in Florida, with a combined population of 39 people, which includes all the rights and benefits of a city to issue building permits and issue municiple tax free bonds. The only state inspections they are subject to…annual elevator inspections.