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
That’s my land.
Ding Dong, Texas
Twinkie is just south of here…
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
Whynot, North Carolina
Original settlers – “Why not just stop here”
“Accident Elementary School” come on.
“The Not So Boring Bar and Grill” oh wow you think you’re better than the rest of the town?
I wonder what the local highschool’s mascot is…
Toad Suck, Arkansas
Someone holds a serious grudge against toads.
Plenty Bears, South Dakota
The settlers asked the local Native Indians for information about the area
Ummm… okay… but what if someone asked you where you live…
umm… where is the volcano??
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 is coming to town… oh wait…
There’s a big underground movement there.
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
Is it hiding in the corner of the state?
right next to a diner called ‘porky pig’!
Guess they lucked out with Katrina!
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
I’ve been there… it’s pronounced “freeze”, not like the food
Beer Bottle Crossing, Idaho
You may use this crossing but must carry a bottle of beer with you.
Soups on… Tonight we eat roadkill.
Trying so hard to live up to it’s name
Odd, West Virginia
I’ve passed through West Virginia. Most of it is rather odd, in my opinion
W E L C O M E T O C H I L I ‘ S
Mormon Bar, California
Oxymorons are always amusing…
What Cheer, Iowa
Not much, what’s over there?
The real Las Vegas
Free Soil, Michigan
Why did you not pick Climax, Michigan.
I’m from SE Pennsylvania. There are worse names. Blue Ball and Intercourse for example.
Big Bottom, Washington
I like big butts and I cannot lie..and besides, I have a sense of humor.
that map is Flippen confusing
Chicken Bristle, Illinois
Little Canada, Minnesota
Must be such nice people live there. Traditional local greeting “Sorry”
Dummer, New Hampshire
welcome to the dummer library! Where the books make you dummer and dummer
Much better than Dummer
You’re getting too close, better pull your cord!!
Picked a Moosup in Connecticut, going to put him down in Maine or something like that
And here I thought that most spuds were in Idaho…
Big Sag, Montana
Montana needs a little lift here
Zap, North Dakota
After the lightning storm, the city is gone!
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
Uh I live in AZ, and I’ve never heard of this one
Flea Hill, Delaware
Sounds like another place to avoid
Foul Rift, New Jersey
PA and NJ have a little animosity towards one another at times. It’s a foul rift indeed.
I don’t see the streak of brown down the middle, not that I’m trying real hard!
Woonsocket, Rhode Island
Here in Denmark we have several towns called “Lem”, which means penis. (It also means “member” or “limb”)
Nibley was named after a leader of the Mormon church. Stupid things you get taught here in Utah.