These 50 Town Names In The USA Sound Like A Joke But They’re All Real

These 50 Town Names In The USA Sound Like A Joke But They’re All Real

If you ever wished to travel across the United States of America, you probably have a good idea of what places you’d visit.

While most would aim for capital cities and urban giants like the Big Apple New York or Los Angeles with Hollywood Boulevard and Santa Monica Beach, there are some lesser-known, but interesting places to add into your list.

If you ever had a calling for strange names, then the USA definitely has a handful to offer. In fact, it seems like each of the 50 states has at least one queer location to offer.

From Indiana’s Santa Claus to Maryland’s Accident, this list showcases some of the strangest names that places could have, all in America!

So scroll down and check them out yourself, and don’t forget to comment and vote on your favorites!

Satan’s Kingdom, Massachusetts

Satan's Kingdom, Massachusetts

That’s my land.

Ding Dong, Texas

Ding Dong, Texas

Twinkie is just south of here…

Mosquitoville, Vermont

Mosquitoville, Vermont

Remind me not to go there, especially in the warm months. It’s GOTTA have that name for a reason right?

Handsome Eddy, New York

Handsome Eddy, New York

Yes, Eddy!

Whynot, North Carolina

Whynot, North Carolina

Original settlers – “Why not just stop here”

Accident, Maryland

Accident, Maryland

“Accident Elementary School” come on.

Boring, Oregon

Boring, Oregon

“The Not So Boring Bar and Grill” oh wow you think you’re better than the rest of the town?

Chicken, Alaska

Chicken, Alaska

I wonder what the local highschool’s mascot is…

Toad Suck, Arkansas

Toad Suck, Arkansas

Someone holds a serious grudge against toads.

Frankenstein, Missouri

Frankenstein, Missouri

Pronounced “Frankensteen”

Plenty Bears, South Dakota

Plenty Bears, South Dakota

The settlers asked the local Native Indians for information about the area

Okay, Oklahoma

Okay, Oklahoma

Ummm… okay… but what if someone asked you where you live…

Volcano, Hawaii

Volcano, Hawaii

umm… where is the volcano??

Scratch Ankle, Alabama

Scratch Ankle, Alabama

From Wikipedia “Scratch Ankle got its name from the fact locals, who were often seen by railroad workers scratching their ankles due to excessive mosquito bites.

Santa Claus, Indiana

Santa Claus, Indiana

Santa Claus is coming to town… oh wait…

Worms, Nebraska

Worms, Nebraska

There’s a big underground movement there.

Pie Town, New Mexico

Pie Town, New Mexico

There is also a town called Truth or Consequences (T or C for short) which was named after the same game styled TV show back in the day (Google it)

Coward, South Carolina

Coward, South Carolina

Is it hiding in the corner of the state?

Pig, Kentucky

Pig, Kentucky

right next to a diner called ‘porky pig’!

Waterproof, Louisiana

Waterproof, Louisiana

Guess they lucked out with Katrina!

Bald Head, Maine

Bald Head, Maine

According to local lore, the headland was worn bare of vegetation, making it stand out in contrast to the forest behind it. This “bald” headland served as a reference point for ships entering the river, and the name Bald Head Island has endured. – Wikipedia

Fries, Virginia

Fries, Virginia

I’ve been there… it’s pronounced “freeze”, not like the food

Beer Bottle Crossing, Idaho

Beer Bottle Crossing, Idaho

You may use this crossing but must carry a bottle of beer with you.

Possumneck, Mississippi

Possumneck, Mississippi

Soups on… Tonight we eat roadkill.

Dull, Ohio

Dull, Ohio

Trying so hard to live up to it’s name

Odd, West Virginia

Odd, West Virginia

I’ve passed through West Virginia. Most of it is rather odd, in my opinion

Chili, Wisconsin

Chili, Wisconsin

W E L C O M E T O C H I L I ‘ S

Mormon Bar, California

Mormon Bar, California

Oxymorons are always amusing…

What Cheer, Iowa

What Cheer, Iowa

Not much, what’s over there?

Jackpot, Nevada

Jackpot, Nevada

The real Las Vegas

Free Soil, Michigan

Free Soil, Michigan

Why did you not pick Climax, Michigan.

Coupon, Pennsylvania

Coupon, Pennsylvania

I’m from SE Pennsylvania. There are worse names. Blue Ball and Intercourse for example.

Big Bottom, Washington

Big Bottom, Washington

I like big butts and I cannot lie..and besides, I have a sense of humor.

Flippen, Georgia

Flippen, Georgia

that map is Flippen confusing

Chicken Bristle, Illinois

Chicken Bristle, Illinois

Horse Feathers!

Little Canada, Minnesota

Little Canada, Minnesota

Must be such nice people live there. Traditional local greeting “Sorry”

Dummer, New Hampshire

Dummer, New Hampshire

welcome to the dummer library! Where the books make you dummer and dummer

Smartt, Tennessee

Smartt, Tennessee

Much better than Dummer

Parachute, Colorado

Parachute, Colorado

You’re getting too close, better pull your cord!!

Moosup, Connecticut

Moosup, Connecticut

Picked a Moosup in Connecticut, going to put him down in Maine or something like that

Spuds, Florida

Spuds, Florida

And here I thought that most spuds were in Idaho…

Big Sag, Montana

Big Sag, Montana

Montana needs a little lift here

Zap, North Dakota

Zap, North Dakota

After the lightning storm, the city is gone!

Chugwater, Wyoming

Chugwater, Wyoming

Appears to be surrounded by desert. Chugging & stocking up on water while passing through may be good advice! Especially as there is a place there which I hope is only named “Burns Land & Cattle”, rather than that just being a statement about the road…

Catfish Paradise, Arizona

Catfish Paradise, Arizona

Uh I live in AZ, and I’ve never heard of this one

Flea Hill, Delaware

Flea Hill, Delaware

Sounds like another place to avoid

Foul Rift, New Jersey

Foul Rift, New Jersey

PA and NJ have a little animosity towards one another at times. It’s a foul rift indeed.

Skiddy, Kansas

Skiddy, Kansas

I don’t see the streak of brown down the middle, not that I’m trying real hard!

Woonsocket, Rhode Island

Woonsocket, Rhode Island

Here in Denmark we have several towns called “Lem”, which means penis. (It also means “member” or “limb”)

Nibley, Utah

Nibley, Utah

Nibley was named after a leader of the Mormon church. Stupid things you get taught here in Utah.

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