Wikipedia:Unusual place names

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A very long railway station sign for a very long name only pronounceable by Welsh people.
A Bay State fire department's patch, with the longest place name in the United States.

This page is meant for Wikipedians to list articles about places with unusual names.

Numeric names[edit]

Short and medium-length names[edit]

Long place names are in the next section.


Aa A village in Estonia. Also several rivers in Western Europe, and when "accented" properly, the rough, "blocky" lava found in the U.S. state of Hawaii.
Aars A Danish town that is a real pain in the "aars". You have been warned.
Armenia A city in Colombia.
Aarschot Sounds a lot like "arse shot".
Above Rocks A town in Jamaica that thinks it's floating.
Accident A town in Maryland which had an accident.
Acup All sizes are fine. Body positivity is good for your mental health!
Adam A town in Libya that is unfortunately about 2,614 kilometres (1,624 mi) away from the closest Eve.
Adıyaman "Adıyaman" means "its name is tough" in Turkish, derived from its former Persian language-derived toponym Hısn-i Mansur.
Aeroport A metro station in Moscow that, contrary to the name, hasn't had a functioning airport since just before 1950.
Afak This town in Iraq doesn't give "afak".
Afumați The name of two Romanian communes. Means "smoked" in Romanian.
Aknīste A town in Latvia. "Aknīste" means "pizza face" in Latvian.
Airdrie A town in Scotland that either has very dry air, highly treasures its hair dryers, or they've never heard of a clothes dryer. Another one in Alberta.
Air Itam A Malaysian town, not an airline. Very important!
Aïr Mountains A mountain range that seems to be a bunch of air?
Alabama, New York A township and small community in Genesee County, New York. New York has a number of places named after other states or countries.
Aladdin A place in Wyoming probably filled with street rats. Also a ghost town in California.
Alcohol and Drug Abuse Lake A reservoir in South Carolina that apparently needs an intervention.
Alemanía [es] An almost ghost village in the province of Salta, in the northwest of Argentina. Its name is Spanish for "Germany".
Alert, North Carolina A small community in Franklin County, North Carolina, pronounced AY-lurt.
Alert, Nunavut A weather station settlement in Nunavut, Canada - it's the northernmost permanently inhabited place on Earth!
Alfonsów The name of 4 different places in Poland. Basically means "pimpville".
Almond A township and village in Allegany County, New York. You'll go nuts over it.
Almyros A very jealous Greek town. Means "salty" in Greek.
Aloha A place in Oregon, not Hawaii.
Alpine An unincorporated community in Alabama that thinks it has ski resorts and tall mountains, as well as 24 other places.
Alone A small town somewhere in Northern Michigan, in the same county as "Friend"
Amadora City near Lisbon, Portugal meaning Amateur or Lover.
Åmål City in Sweden. Has nothing to do with the Amal Movement
American Cove Wouldn't be so strange if it wasn't located in Canada, eh?
Amerika A district of a small German town.
Amerika A small town in the Netherlands with the same name.
Antique A three-syllable province in the Philippines.
Anus Small village in central France.
Anus Island [sv] A lush green island off the coast of Papua.
Apocalypse Peaks A group of peaks in Antarctica.
Apopka A city in Florida, whose indigenous-derived early name of Ahapopka means "potato-eating place".
Arab A city in Marshall County, Alabama, pronounced AY-rabb, just as in a popular 1962 American novelty song...
Arcade, Italy A town in Veneto, Italy that has nothing to do with arcade game.
Arcade, New York A village in Wyoming County, New York. The arcade game wasn't created there either
Archery An unincorporated community in the southwest area of the Peach State, it's where both a 1970s U.S. President lived as a boy throughout the 1930s, and had the church-based "Sublime Order of Archery" as the source for its name.
Ares A little municipality in Spain that's hiding the Greek god of war. Also, the Tekfur of Karacahisar visits here.
Arizona Seems awfully familiar..
Arnac-la-Poste A commune in France. Phonetically it means something like "scam the post office".
Arse A remote district on the island of Sumatra, Indonesia.
Asbestos The hospital in this Quebec town must have seen a lot of cases of lung cancer. Changed its name to Val-des-Sources in 2020.
Assawoman Bay Separates Ocean City, Maryland from the rest of the Delmarva Peninsula. Sometimes referred to as Big Assawoman Bay to distinguish it from the adjacent Little Assawoman Bay.
Assawoman An unincorporated community in Accomack County, located on the Eastern Shore of Virginia.
Assizes Harbour A town in Newfoundland. It is more probably named from British English "Assizes" meaning a Court of Law.
Assholmen [se] An Island in Sweden, name looks like it translates to people that aren't very nice on that island.
Assmannshausen A town in Germany.
Asylum A very scary township in Pennsylvania with insane people.
Athol A town in Massachusetts, USA, likely named after the area of Atholl in the Scottish Highlands near Perth. Has a road to Belchertown, MA nicknamed the "Alimentary Canal". Also a town in Idaho.
Atlantic City, Wyoming Presumably named after the New Jersey resort city of the same name. The nearest Atlantic shore to this town is 1,680 miles (2,700 km) away. At 37 inhabitants, it's not really a city either.
Atlantis A city in Palm Beach County, Florida. It is also the name of a town in South Africa, part of the City of Cape Town municipality.
Atmospheric Road A road in Dalkey, County Dublin, Ireland, whose name is derived from the Dalkey Atmospheric Railway, which had a pumphouse here.
Avenue Road Is this thoroughfare in Toronto an avenue or is it a road? (There are over 30 streets in the London (England) area with the same name.)
Å Located in Moskenes, Norway, it's the largest of the several places called Å.
Babaj Boks A village in Kosovo that means "Grandmother boxing" in Serbian.
Babcock A place in Georgia, USA with a "bab" cock.
Baby A village in Poland where babysitting is popular. It is also the site of a little uh-oh in 2011. Also, there are six other Babys in Poland as well.
Bachelor's Cove A hamlet in Newfoundland.
Back at the wall...
Bacon A county in Georgia, USA, next to Coffee.
Bacon Level A small community in Randolph County, Alabama - despite its "orthogonal frying"-sounding name, it was a thriving ceramics manufacturing area in the 19th century.
Baconton A place in Georgia, USA.
Bad Axe A city in Michigan.
Bad Kissingen No romance allowed in this German "spa town" unfortunately.
Bagabag Known as "gateway to the Banaue Rice Terraces".
Bagdad A small town in Arizona. Also a small town in Tasmania, Australia.
Bagshot A village in England.
Bogogobo Bo has got to "go go" I can see.
Bahama Small community near Durham, North Carolina. Pronounced "buh-HAY-muh".
Baka A village in Slovakia close to Horný Bar. Very sussy, apparently.
Baku The capital of Azerbaijan. The city's name comes from the Persian Bād-kube which means "wind-pounded city". And no, the meme wasn't created there.
Bald Head A village in Maine. It is also the name of an island and lighthouse in North Carolina where Cape Fear is located.
Bald Knob There are many places with the names Bald Knob including Bald Knob, Bald Knob, Queensland, Bald Knob, West Virginia, and one of nearly 150 mountain peaks in the United States.
Balıkesir Means "fish captive" in Turkish.
Ball If that town has a baseball field, that will be nice.
Ballsbridge Named after the Ball family, merchants who built and owned the original bridge.
Ballston Spa A village in New York.
Ballsville, Virginia A place in Virginia.
Ballplay It's named after a game Native Americans played to solve tribal disputes, now stop laughing - when Native Americans played their variety of "football" instead, that game's name had seven syllables!
Balltown A city in Iowa.
Ballinspittle A village in County Cork, Ireland.
Ballykillaboy An ominously named townland in County Kilkenny, Ireland.
Balzac A hamlet in southern Alberta, Canada.
Bam A sizable southeastern Iranian city that shares its name with three small Iranian villages, it was hit in 2003 with a very tragic earthquake.
Banana Settlement on Kiritimati Island, Kiribati (see "Christmas Island" below). There's also one in Queensland.
Bananal You'll go bananas for anals here.
Bandung I hear that residents here have to cross city borders just to relieve themselves.
Bane A place in West Virginia. I guess the West Virginians see this place as a NECESSARY EVIL...that joke would've killed it 8 years ago. Also in Nigeria, Iran, Lebanon, and Slovenia.
Bang A small village in Iran.
Bangkok While English-speakers may find this city's name to be funny, its official name is said to be the world's longest, which does make a hard man humble at one point.
Bangor As the state of Maine's third-largest city, in 2015 local residents there reminded all of us that it's important to remember how to pronounce its name properly[1]...
Bang Sue Why yes I would love to, "in Thailand" is close to Bangkok, though, just to be "certain"...
Bank A city in Iran that if the name is anything to go by, is probably going to get robbed at some point.
Banning A city in California where nothing remains legal for more than 15 minutes.
Banzai A place in China - whose province was only blockaded by the IJN during the war, despite their ships' sailors being the ones who'd more likely shout, "BANZAIIIIII!!!!!"
Barbecue An unincorporated community in Harnett County, North Carolina. It seems barbecue is a big thing in North Carolina.
Barh If you're looking for a bar here, you won't find one.
Båstad A town in Scania, Sweden.
Bastardo A village in Umbria, Italy.
Bastardstown A townland in County Wexford, Ireland.
Bat Cave A small community in Henderson County, North Carolina which is not home to Batman or the Boy Wonder — curiously, Transylvania County is just west of it!
Bath A city in the ceremonial county of Somerset, England, known for its Roman-built baths.
Bathmen A village in Netherlands famous for having badly bathed men.
Batman A city in Turkey whose former mayor threatened to sue Christopher Nolan and Warner Bros. for their use of its name in the films Batman Begins and The Dark Knight (film). Also see other places called Batman: in Melbourne (Batman railway station, Batman's Hill, Division of Batman) and in Tasmania (Batman Highway/Bridge). Batman was never raised in this city.
Baton Rouge It means "red stick" in English. Why is the stick red? Nobody knows!
Battle An English village in East Sussex. Where the Battle of Hastings actually happened. Sorry Hastings!
Bay of Pigs A bay in Cuba that lacks any pigs.
Bear Dance Come to the Big Sky Country and dance with the bears! That sounds equally adorable - and 100% dangerous. It will be better if Billy Bob will hang around here, especially his drunk Looney Bird.
Beaver A city 30 miles from Pittsburgh, and the seat of Beaver County, Pennsylvania. Though named after the nearby Beaver River, "Beaver" is a slang term for vagina as well as the pubic hair on a woman.
Beaverlick A town in Kentucky, United States. See above.
Beaverton A suburb of Portland. See above.
Bee According to all known laws of aviation, there is no way either this village in Piedmont, Italy or 6 different towns across 6 states in America, should be able to fly.
Beer A village in Devon, England...apparently at only some 1,300 residents, it's too small for a microbrewery, even though it does have a "light Beer" railway of sorts...
Beerse Oddly, there are no bars to be found in this Belgian municipality.
Beetown A town in Grant County, Wisconsin.
Beeville A city in Texas and county seat of Bee County.
Belchertown A town in Hampshire County, Massachusetts. BURP! (excuse me...)
Bell End A village in Worcestershire, England. Bell end is British slang for the head of the penis.
Benin City A city, just not in Benin but in Nigeria instead. Perhaps the place looks so much like the country of Benin that whoever named it thought they were there?
Benis A village which was erected in East Azerbaijan Province, Iran.
Bere A village in Botswana. "Bere" means "put away" in Afrikaans.
Bergen A municipality in the Netherlands. Means "mountains" which is strange considering the elevation is a mere 1 m (3 ft) above sea level. Another one in Limburg, also at an astounding 16 m (52 ft).
Berry Head A settlement in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada and a point near Brixham, United Kingdom.
Best Is arguably the best place in the Netherlands, but maybe here as well?
Bèze A commune in France that while it doesn't translate to anything, it sounds like the French slang word "baise" which means, well "fuck".
Bezons A commune in France just outside of Paris. It's pronounced like the French word "baisons" which means "let's fuck".
Białykał A village in Poland that means "white feces".
Bierbaum A former municipality in Austria. Means "beer tree" in German.
Bierbeek A municipality in Belgium. Means "stream of beer" in Dutch.
Big Arm A place in Montana.
Big Beaver A town in Saskatchewan, Canada and another in Beaver County, Pennsylvania, both sharing some big beavers.
Big Bone Lick A state park in Kentucky.
Big Butt Mountain Name of several mountains in North Carolina. A corruption of the word butte.
Big Flats A township and small community in Chemung County, New York, formerly called Great Plains.
Big Right Hand A town in West Virginia.
Bigfoot If you're looking for Sasquatch here, you're out of luck - since "this place" is closer to skunk ape country!
Biggar Everything's "biggar" in Saskatchewan!
Biggekerke A town in the Netherlands that means "pig's church" in Dutch. Who knew that pigs went to church?
Bimbo The second largest city in the Central African Republic. Clearly they ran out of ideas, especially Talkartoons.
Binuangan A town in the Philippines that means "to fool [a person]" in Cebuano language.
Bird-in-Hand A town in Pennsylvania, USA - forget all about the "two-in-the-bush" here (even though that saying is said to have "originated" here), as this town could get one awful dirty.
Birr A very cold place in Ireland.
Bishop's Itchington A village in England. I think the bishop has a rash.
Bissex Threesomes for all!!!
Bitch Mountain A mountain located in Essex County, New York within Adirondack Park.
Bitche A town in France.
Bitchfield A village in Lincolnshire, England.
Bitchū Province A former province of Japan.
Bitsch A municipality in Switzerland.
Bitter End A town in Tennessee, USA.
Bizou A very romantic place in France that means "kiss".
Black Duck Newfoundland sure loves Black Ducks, including here, here, here, here, and here.
Blackberry Apparently if Sprint is still in business, maybe BlackBerries can still be a juggernaut in after all these years.
Black Earth, Wisconsin Global warming? It says "The only Black Earth in the world" on it's official website.
Black Jack Well I can clearly see what these people do for fun here.
Blackpool A place in England. I'll leave this one up to you, the reader.
Bland Shire A very bland place in Australia.
Blechhammer This twin-location (North and South) site for Axis powers motor fuel refining which used slave labor, named "sheetmetal hammer" in German and Blachownia Śląska in Polish, nearly five kilometers east of the southwestern Polish town of Kędzierzyn-Koźle today, got hit nearly two dozen times between June and December 1944 by Allied strategic bombing.
Blessing How many churches are there in the first place?
Blind Bay, British Columbia A small town near Salmon Arm.
Blödesheim The former name of the German municipality of Hochborn. "Blödes" in German means something like "stupid" or "dimwitted".
Blowhard The people here are really pompous.
Blowing Rock Hopefully the "blowing" part doesn't mean what I think it does.
Blow Me Down A small Provincial Park on the west side of Newfoundland, directly exposed to powerful winds on Canada's wide-open Gulf of St. Lawrence which are strong enough to affect the ability of trees near the shore to grow. Sadly, has nothing to do with Popeye, including his second appearance on September 29th, 1933 called Blow Me Down!.
Blueberry A town in Douglas County, Wisconsin.
Blue Ball A village in County Offaly, Ireland. "Blue balls" is a slang term for a condition affecting the testicles. There's also a community in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania (USA) with that name; its derivation comes from a tavern sign. A park in Soquel, California is named this because of the gigantic blue spheres that adorn it.
Blue Island A city in Illinois that is neither blue nor an island.
Bluff Poker players beware - on The Last Frontier!.
Boar Tush A place in The Yellowhammer State that apparently really likes pig's butts. ["Tush" is an archaic word for "tusk".]
Bohners Lake A census-designated place in Wisconsin. "Bohners" is pronounced like... dogs eat these but i'm not cussing today.
Bokspits A village in Botswana that can be look at two ways. "Bok" means "goat" in Afrikaans and "spits" means "peak". Also "Boks" means "box" and "pits" means, well, "pit".
Bonar Bridge A village in Scotland.
Bonesteel A city in South Dakota. I can assure you the boners are made of steel as well here.
Bong County A county in Liberia, named for its Mount Bong.
Boning Island It's part of the West Batarang Baratang Group.
Booby Island There are 3 total islands bearing this name! One of them even has a lighthouse!
Boody This place and Butts need to have a picnic together or something like that.
Booger Hole A place in West Virginia is where your nose is.
Boogertown, North Carolina An unincorporated community in Gaston County, North Carolina, in the United States.[2]
Book There is no library in this place in Louisiana.
Boom "Boom" also means "tree" in Dutch.
Bone A place in Idaho.
Boquete A town in Panama. "Boquete" is a Portuguese term that means "blowjob".
Boston, Kyrgyzstan A city named Boston, on almost the exact other side of the world from the other Boston.
Booti Booti Australian National park founded in 1992.
Boring, Maryland Named for a former postmaster David Boring, whose profession suited the family name.
Boring, Oregon Twinned with Dull, Scotland.
Boring, Tennessee Well-named: as of January 2022, the length of its Wikipedia entry is 1,618 characters (compared to 254,652 on this page).
Boucheporn The porn distribution center in France. "Bouche" can translate as a few different things but the most common ones are either "stuffy" or "mouth".
Bourré A very drunk former commune in France. Bourré means "drunk" in French.
Boş A village in Romania. Means "balls" or "testicles" in Romanian - and when pronounced properly, it sounds just like "the single-word name" of an important and famous mid-19th century-origin, German high-tech firm!.
Bounty Islands A group of islands that have a lot of bounty
Bouzillé A former comune in France. Bouzille sounds like "bousiller" which means either "to cock up" or "screw up" in French.
Bowna A community in the Riverina, New South Wales, Australia. Sounds like "boner", a slang term for an erection, when said in a non-rhotic accent.
Box A large village, civil parish and very early railroad tunnel in Wiltshire, England.
Boysack A village in Scotland.
Bra A place in Italy.
Braggadocio A community in the Bootheel of Missouri, in the state's southeastern corner, Braggadocio is about 40 miles (64 km) from New Madrid and some epicenters of the 1811–12 New Madrid earthquakes.
Brainerd A city in Crow Wing County, Minnesota. Some nerds must have come up with this name.
Braintree I wonder if someone grew brain trees there, because the Braintrees will blind the weary driver — New England has two of these (one in Massachusetts (until 1792, home of John Adams) - with its very own "highway split" - and one in Vermont) with a "new" one in one of those states.
Brake You can see that Germans like to name their towns after car parts.
Brakpan A town in South Africa near Johannesburg. In Afrikaans it means "brackish pan" (contrast with Konkapot River, below)...
Brawl I hear wrestling is quite popular here.
Bread Loaf A place in Vermont.
Breeding A place in Kentucky which I can only assume has the constant sound of Smooth Jazz playing out of the bedrooms of everyone there.
Brest City in Brittany, France. The other one is in Belarus.
Briģi A village in Latvia that means "brides". Must be a popular wedding location.
Bridgerule Someone rules the bridge there - and it's not in Norway.
Brilliant A town in Marion County, Alabama.
Brits A South Africa.
Brohard A place in West Virginia.
Broke A small (population just under 300) town on the east coast of Australia...apparently no wealthy people from a certain central Northern Ireland town ever "spent" any time going there, and many of the homes in a nearby town are numbered, based on their distance from "there"!
Broken Bow, Oklahoma There is also a town called Broken Arrow which is in the same state.
Brokenwind I always blame it on the dog.
Broni A town in Italy filled with Bronies!
Brony A small village in Gmina Krzyżanów, Poland. Has nothing to do with My Little Pony or its fans.
Brown Willy A hill in Cornwall that gave its name to the Brown Willy effect.
Büchsenschinken, Reinbek A district in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany, the name translates to "canned ham".
Bucketty An Australian locality, presumably with lots and lots of buckets. And then probably some more buckets, perhaps due to the reality that some of them were damaged?
Bucksnort A town in Tennessee, United States.
Bucksport A coastal town in Maine, said to have a fictional neighboring town, where a famous American vampire once dwelled in fiction.
Bud Just another Norwegian fishing village with a name related to weed. How funny.
Buda This small (population 538 in 2010) town in Illinois is named for one of the two medieval constituents of Hungary's capital, and was once where the engines for the American version of the Renault FT tank were built a century ago.
Buggerru A town on the island of Sardinia, Italy.
Bugyi A village in Hungary. Translates to female underwear.
Buitenland A township in Belgium. Means "Foreign Country" in Dutch.
Bulgarograsso A commune in the Province of Como, Lombardy, Italy. Its name translates to "fat Bulgarian."
Bulls Small New Zealand town near Palmerston North. It has a sister-city relationship with Cowes, England.
Bumble Bee A ghost town in Arizona without a wasp in sight.
Bumpass An unincorporated community located primarily in Louisa County, Virginia, United States, but covering a small portion of both Spotsylvania and Hanover Counties as well.
Bumpass Hell A geothermal area located within Lassen Volcanic National Park in California.
Bunyan's Cove I guess Paul Bunyan actually lives in Newfoundland.
Buot-Taop A village in Cebu City, Philippines wherein the word has double-meaning, one if it is vulgar, the reason they petitioned for name change.[3]
Burnt Corn A small community on the border of Conecuh and Monroe counties in Alabama. Don't eat the corn there.
Burntout A small community in Franklin County, Alabama. It's also been spelled as 'Burnout'.
Busy A town in Kentucky. Borders other weird named towns like Butterfly, Typo, and Hazard
Butternuts A township in Otsego County, New York.
Butt Hole Road The former name of a road in Conisbrough, Doncaster, England. It was changed to Archers Way in 2009.
Butt Lane Surprisingly not a street, but a place in England. No doubt the tourists get a bit of a kick out of this place.
Butthole Lane The name of a small road in Shepshed, Leicestershire, the bottom end of the lane is residential and the top of the lane is the home of Shepshed Dynamo FC.
Butt of Lewis The most northerly point of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides, Scotland.
Butts Sir Mix-a-Lot's favorite place on the planet.
Buttzville An unincorporated community and census-designated place in Warren County, New Jersey.
Çakallar A village in Turkey that means "jackals".
Calcium For strong bones in the "Empire State", one might want to go here.
Caleb Pusey House A house built in 1683 located in Upland, Pennsylvania.
Campione d'Italia A small town in Switzerland, but part of Italy. The name means "Champion of Italy".
Canada [nl; fy] A hamlet in the municipality of Ooststellingwerf , in the Dutch province of Friesland.
Canadian I heard that in this old Texas town the inhabitants don't lock their front doors, reject weapons, and made Alanis Morissette their honorary mayor.
Canard River A river in Nova Scotia. "Canard" means "duck" in French.
Candy Kitchen A very sweet and tasty place in New Mexico, about 47 miles (76 km) north-northwest of Pie Town (see below)!
Cape Disappointment A headland located at the extreme southwestern corner of Washington State.
Cape Foulwind Wow, blaming the wind for your own short comings. What assholes.
Capracotta A comune in Italy that means "cooked goat" in Italian. No wonder goats are nowhere to be found here.
Carefree A town in Arizona. A good place to be an idiot.
Carne Assada [pt] A village in Portugal meaning Roast Meat. See also: carne asada
Cărpeniș River A tributary of the Ialomicioara River in Romania.
Carpinteria It's not clear whether they also have carpenters from Nazareth.
Casey "The countdown can be heard this Saturday morning and every Saturday morning at 2... TWO?!"
Cash We absolutely had no money in this small Hunt County, Texas area.
Casino This place is not famous for gambling.
Casper, Wyoming Don't worry, there are no friendly ghosts in this city.
Cassino A comune in Italy is also not famous for gambling.
Castrillo Matajudíos A village in Spain, whose name means "slayer of Jews" or "kill Jews". The villagers recently voted to change the name to Mota de Judíos (Jews' Hill), which had been the name before the Spanish Inquisition came around.
Catbrain A village in South Gloucestershire, England. Everyone in there has a cat brain! Should be twinned with Katzenhirn [de] (German for "cat brain"), a town in Germany just over five kilometers east of Mindelheim.
Catchfrench A hamlet in Cornwall, England. Seems unusually friendly with Brittany, France.
Cat's Ash Not the best place to be cat it seems.
Catskill A township and village in Greene County, New York which is usually cat friendly, and also just within the eastern edge of the similarly-named mountainous area of New York State.
California While this might not strike you as "weird", it was named after a fictional location in a Spanish adventure novel, which was inhabited only by black women and ruled by Queen Calafia.
Celebration A place in Florida that does a lot of celebrating apparently.
Center of the World A place in Ohio that is actually about 41 degrees north and 81 degrees west of the center of the world. These people need to look at a map.
Charm A charming Amish community in Ohio where an influx of visitors is an unfortunate intrusion.
Chateaugay A town in New York. "Chateau" means "castle" in French so it basically means "gay castle" in French.
Cheat Mountain A mountain in Virginia that refuses to play by the rules.
Cheddar A very cheesy name for an English village.
Cheesequake, New Jersey An unincorporated community in New Jersey.
Černochov A village in Slovakia that translates as "village of black people".
Chevy Chase A township and census-designated place in Montgomery County, Maryland near Washington, D.C., originally called "Cheivy Chace". One source mentions that actor Chevy Chase was nicknamed after this town, but both actually have associations from a historic English ballad called The Ballad of Chevy Chase.
Chibougamau Pronounced chi-BUUG-uh-moo, this Québec town of some 7,500 population gets its name from the Cree First Nation, and means "gathering place".
Chickahominy River A river in eastern Virginia which has no direct association with dried corn although its English name of "hominy" is derived from this term. It actually originated in Mexico and Central America. The river is named after the Chickahominy Indian tribe who lived in the area near Richmond, including the famous Chief Powhatan and Pocahontas. "Hominy-hominy-hominy!"
Chicken A census-designated place (CDP) in Alaska.
Chicoutimi Today the central borough of Saguenay, Quebec, this town's name comes from the phrase "the end of the deep water" in the Innu First Nation language of the area.
Chili A township in Monroe County, New York, pronounced CHY-lye. There is also a place called Chili in New Mexico.
China, Kagoshima A town in Japan that is, obviously, not in China.
Chittagong A city in Bangladesh.
Chocolate Bayou A very tasty unincorporated community in Texas.
Chocowinity A town in Beaufort County, North Carolina. The name is apparently derived from the Tuscaroran word chackauene, which means "otter".
Chokio A city in Minnesota that is a huge choking hazard. Beware when bringing little children.
Chimacum A place in Washington.
Christmas Pie A hamlet in Surrey, England. At least it's better than fruitcake.
Christmas Island An island near Java. Possibly Santa Claus' holiday resort — if St. Nick doesn't consider another island, nearly "dead-center" in the Pacific, that's spelled differently, but pronounced just about the same.
Christmas Valley If you can't handle the holidays, it's time to knock over the tree down.
Chinatown Small town in Wisconsin that is not a Chinatown.
Choconut A township in Pennsylvania.
Chuckey For kids to see animatronic shows, there are no Chuck E. Cheese's locations in Chuckey.
Chugwater A town in Wyoming that should beware of water intoxication.
Circle A small town in Alaska originally believed to lie on the Arctic Circle, though it is actually about 50 miles (80 km) away.
Port Circumcision A cove in Petermann Island in the Wilhelm Archipelago, in Graham Land, Antarctica. Named after the Feast of the Circumcision of Christ.
Clam An unincorporated community in Virginia.
Clam Beach A locality in California.
Clam Gulch A census-designated place in Alaska. May the subject of clams never be spoken of again.
Claviers A commune in France with runaway pianos! "Claviers" looks like the German word "klavier" which means "piano". Perhaps not so surprisingly, "claviers" means "keyboards" in French.
Climax A small town in Georgia (U.S. state). Also a village and township in Kalamazoo County, Michigan, USA, a Canadian village Climax, Saskatchewan (population 195, with two former NHL figures as past residents) an unincorporated mining village, Climax, Colorado, and an unincorporated community, Climax, North Carolina on the border of Guilford County and Randolph County, North Carolina, USA. Climax is a hamlet in the town of Coxsackie, Greene County, New York, United States. The zipcode is 12042.
Clit, Arad [ro] A village in Romania.
Clitheroe A town in Lancashire, England.
Clonakilty How do you clone a kilt? And aren't those Scottish?
Clo-oose It's actually farther than you think (unless you live in British Columbia).
Cloudy A very cloudy and (stormy) area in Oklahoma.
Cocagne A place in New Brunswick. In French it's pronounced like "cocaine".
Cock Beck A stream in England.
Cock Bridge A place in Scotland. A place without a bridge, but with many cocks.
Cock Lane A street in Smithfield, London which, in the medieval period, was home to legal brothels! That would explain the name.
Cockayne An isolated hamlet in England with a bit of a cocaine addiction. And an abundance of cocks!
Cockburn A town on the border of New South Wales and South Australia.
Cockburn A suburb and local council in Perth, Western Australia (named after British Admiral George Cockburn, famous for burning of Washington DC, including the White House, in 1814).
Cockburn Island An island in Ontario.
Cockburn Town The capital city of the Turks and Caicos Islands, a British territory.
Cockburnspath A village in Scotland.
Cockedhat Mountain Too bad its not near the place below.
Cocked Hat A place in Delaware.
Cockermouth A village in Cumbria. There is also a stream named Cockermouth River in New Hampshire.
Cockfosters A suburb in north London. Providing foster care to abandoned cocks since 1524! You're welcome.
Cocking A small town in the Chichester District of West Sussex, England.
Cocklakes A hamlet in England. England sure seems to love its cock-a-doodle-doos.
Cocks A village in Cornwall.
Cocks Glacier A glacier in Antarctica.
Cockshutt A village in England. The name of the parish it's in is called "Cockshutt-cum-Petton".
Cockwood A village in Devon.
Cocoa "Hey Florida! Wanna go to Starbucks?"
Coffee, Georgia An unincorporated, though caffeinated, community in Bacon County, Georgia, USA, west of Coffee County.
Coffin Top A mountain on South Georgia.
Coín A very rich town in Spain home to where Mario’s skinny Italian brother Luigi previously lived for a couple of years.
Coke County A Texas county.
Colon I think we're talking about more than just that kind of colon. Yeah, that one.
Colony Look away Dixieland! Can the 7 states join the dixies?
Columbus "Can Christopher Columbus turn his ship back to Spain?" Well there are a total of 23 Columbuses across 23 states, just naming them a few.
Come By Chance To their surprise, two farmers in NSW were able to purchase a farm in this locality, so they named it Come By Chance. There is also a Come By Chance in the region named Atlantic Canada, which literally "lived up to its name" for two workers there in 2018.
Comertown A very lewd place in Montana. Another one exists in Virginia.
Committee's Punch Bowl A small lake on continental divide on the Alberta/British Columbia border which drains to two oceans. On its east side it drains into the Atlantic Ocean, and on its west side into the Pacific Ocean.
Concepción Don't come to this city if you do not want children.
Conception Junction Apparently a self-described baby junction. The dirty deed's gotta be done somewhere.
Condom French lovers play it safe in this town - it still has its own cathedral, and even had its own religious diocese from 1317 to 1801.
Conetoe A town in Edgecombe County, North Carolina, pronounced kuh-NEE-toe.
Conne-de-Labarde A commune in France. Conne means "bitch" in French.
Conquest A village in Saskatchewan, Canada. There is also a township and hamlet called Conquest in Cayuga County, New York.
Cookietown An almost ghost town in Oklahoma. That can only mean free cookies! (contrast with Pie Town below).
Cool Residents of this California town are too cool for school — they only have one in their town, one in Texas fits as well.
Cooter A city in Missouri. "Cooter" is a slang term for vagina.
Cork The clearly "always-drunk" Irish city with a fitting name - founded as a trading port in 915 AD by the Vikings. Also check out a couple other Corks Stateside!
Cornville A town in Maine. You can clearly see what these guys like to eat.
Corolla While this seaside town of only 500 residents (and LOTS of wild horses) on the Tarheel State's Outer Banks "shares" its name with the world's most produced car model, this town first got its "same-spelling" name some seven decades before the car first appeared, and it isn't even pronounced quite the same way!
Corona Wonder how well quarantine has served this California city? Hope the whole city doesn't get infected. Also in Alabama, Missouri, New Mexico, New York, South Dakota, and Tennessee.
Corps-Nuds A commune in Brittany meaning "naked body".
Correctionville A city in Iowa.
Cotonou The largest city in Benin. Means "by the river of death" in the Fon language. The country also looks like a dick.
Covenant Life A place in Alaska.
Coubisou A commune in France that means "neck kiss" in French. Clearly the French are quite romantic.
Coupon An unincorporated community in Cambria County, Pennsylvania. Could the community be on sale at your local supermarket?
Covide [pt] A parish in Northern Portugal, with a very unfortunate name.
Coward A town that has a treetop walk that will leave any coward screaming for dear life.
Cow Head A town in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada.
Coxcomb Mountains A mountain range in Joshua Tree National Park.
Coxen Hole A city in Honduras with a stadium! Yes, cocks in hole, you can get it out of your system now.
Coxsackie A township and village in Greene County, New York. It's actually pronounced cohk-SAH-kee.
Crab Orchard A place in Kentucky. No, there isn't an orchard here, and it certainly doesn't have crabs, not even the type that lives in ponds!.
Crackenback That's gotta hurt!
Crackpot An unusual case of a place name with two double meanings.
Crapaud A municipality in Prince Edward Island.
Crapo An unincorporated community in Maryland.
Craponne-sur-Arzon "Sur Arzon" must be having a bad day.
Crapstone Village in Devon, United Kingdom.
Crazy Corner A small village in County Westmeath, Ireland
Crookston A small settlement in New Zealand. Wonder what the crime rate is there?
Crotch Hill A mountain in Maine.
Crottes-en-Pithiverais A place in France. "Crotte" means something like "animal manure" in French.
Crow Wing County A county in Minnesota. It's named after the Crow Wing River (a tributary of the Mississippi River), which in turn is named after an island at the river mouth which is shaped like a crow's wing.
Csesznek A village in Hungary. Translates roughly as "they are fucking" in Hungarian. The Czech and Slovak name for it is "Cesnek" which means "garlic". It's vampire-proof!!!
Cuckoo This small area in Virginia is nuts today!
Cuckold's Green A very unfaithful place in England.
Culebra Nothing snaky about snake island!
Cumbria A county in England.
Cumbum I believe that is supposed to be a British way of saying Creampie.
Cumby A place in Texas. Very tourist friendly because it will ask you to "come a little closer to me", even a same name but change the C to a G for Art Clokey - unless one prefers the Monty Python variety...
Cumlosen A municipality in Germany.
Cumming A city in Georgia, United States.
Cummings One thing this place can assure you is that you will get you back.
Cummington A town is Massachusetts, should you live in the Berkshires, that HE IS GONNA get you!
Cunter A village in Switzerland.
Cuntis A municipality in Spain.
Cut Off Small town in Louisiana. It was cut off from the rest of Louisiana.
Cut and Shoot A town in Texas northeast of Conroe, Texas, on Texas Route 105, whose name seems to be instructions on building and handling a sawed-off shotgun.
Dab A small town in Pakistan. If you still do that crap pose, I suggest you stop doing it. It's just not a trend anymore.
Dad A village in Hungary with some daddy issues.
Damp A municipality in Germany. It is indeed very damp. The name doesn't lie.
Dank A very memey place in Romania. It's the Hungarian name of a Romanian village Dâncu within the Aghireșu commune.
Dashitou Town in Jilin province, China
Dare County "I triple-dog-dare you!" This county in North Carolina was actually named after Virginia Dare, who was the first English child born in the New World - she missed being THE first European child born in the Americas by half-a-millennium!
Darling Why yes, darling.
Darmstadt A "sizable city of science" with a population of about 160,000 in Germany, with a "college town" situation (without actually being one) due to its many universities. Means "intestine town/city" in German.
Dead Dog Beach A rather depressing beach in Puerto Rico.
Dead Man's Flats A hamlet in the Canadian Rocky Mountains on the Trans Canada Highway in Alberta. It is believed to be named after a dead body found in the area, although exactly who he was or when he died is unknown. It had 125 people in the 2016 census.
Dead Women Crossing A small bridge in Custer County, Oklahoma. Where a woman was murdered, said to be haunted by her ghost.
Deadhorse Northern terminus of the Dalton Highway in Alaska, not to be confused with Whitehorse, Yukon.
Deadman Island An island in La Connor, Washington.
Deadwood A historic Old West town in Lawrence County, South Dakota most famously known for the murder of folk hero Wild Bill Hickok in 1876 while playing poker as well as the being the final resting place for him and Calamity Jane. Deadwood was named after dead trees found within the area, and most certainly has nothing to do with impotence. It is the only place in South Dakota where commercial casino gaming is legal - and was the setting of a sci-fi "story-within-a-story" when it was depicted as having a Klingon sheriff, tasked with stopping a troublesome android.
Deaf Smith A Texas county named after "Deaf" Smith, so nicknamed because...he was deaf.
De Cocksdorp A town in the Netherlands. "Dorp" means "village" so it basically means "the Cocks village".
De Haan A Belgian town who's French name will cause many French-speakers to smirk a little. The French name is "Le Coq" which means "the cock".
Defeated Clearly this place has a positive outlook on life.
DeForest Any forest may want to steer well away from this Wisconsin village.
De Hulk This Dutch village is not responsible for any damaged property, nor has ever had large bursts of gamma radiation documented, or anyone with the family name "Banner" ever living there.
Deixa-o-Resto [pt] Village in Portugal, meaning Leave the Rest.
Delicias A very "delicias" city in Mexico.
Delta BREAKING NEWS: A small Delta Airlines flight crashed into Delta County, Texas.
Descabezado Grande It's off to the guillotine with this Chilean volcano! "Descabezado" or "Descabezar" is a Spanish verb that mean "to decapitate" or "to behead".
Desire A town in Pennsylvania, USA.
Destruction Island A small and destructible island in Washington State.
Deux Mamelles Mountains in Senegal. French for "Two Breasts".
Deux-Verges A commune in France. Means "two penises" in French.
Devil Town A ghost town in Ohio, USA. Probably a ghost town for a good reason.
Devil's Bit A big hill in County Tipperary, Ireland.
Devil's Courthouse A mountain located in Transylvania County, North Carolina where the devil presides over life and death cases (not really).
Devils Elbow An unincorporated community in Pulaski County, Missouri.
Devils Kitchen A geothermal area located within Lassen Volcanic National Park in California.
Devilsmother A bigger hill in County Galway, Ireland. It could also mean smothering the devil.
The Devil's Point A mountain in Scotland. The Scottish Gaelic name "Bod an Deamhain" translates to "Penis of the Demon".
Dick Peaks A group of big white bulges in Antarctica.
Dicks Butte A mountain in California.
Dick's Knob A mountain in Georgia, United States.
Dickshooter Both a creek and a town in gun-totin' Idaho. Don't anger any of the locals if you wish to remain in the gene pool.
Dicktown A town in New York, United States.
Dickey A place in North Dakota that's really feeling like being a dick today. Also in Georgia plus a Dickey River and a Dickey Glacier in Antarctica.
Die A rather morbid name for a commune I'd say, but not if spoken like the French would - then, it sounds like the German feminine form of "the".
Diepenbeek A municipality in Belgium. Means "deep ditch" in Dutch.
Difficult If you're looking for the opposite of the Big Easy then this place in Tennessee will suit you perfectly.
Dikļi A parish in Latvia. "Dikļi" means "dictators" in Latvian. Beware.
Dildo This town in Newfoundland has a mascot named "Captain Dildo" (contrast with Flin Flon); the etymology for this name is unclear. One theory is that it originally referred to a phallus-shaped peg used to lock an oar in position on a dory (small boat). Jimmy Kimmel is Honorary Mayor.
Dime Box A town in central Texas.
Dinga A city in Punjab province of Pakistan.
Ding Dong A town in Texas famous for its unusual name after painter Cohn Cohen Hoover was hired to paint two bells, with one saying "Ding", and the other bell saying "Dong". This town is also located in a very "resonant"-sounding area of its U.S. state.
Dingle A town in County Kerry, Ireland, it is the only town on the Dingle Peninsula. There's another one in Sweden.
Dingus A place in Kentucky.
Dinkletown A town in Virginia with a very peculiar sounding name. "Dinkle" is a slang term for a penis.
Dinosaur A statutory town located in Moffat County, Colorado, United States.
Disappointment Island An island that was disappointing to the discoverers of the island.
Disappointment Islands A small group of Pacific islands in French Polynesia. A recent BBC website report[4] said that tourists who visited the islands weren't disappointed - they spotted a "four-headed" coconut palm!
Dismal Swamp This place is some 16,740 km (10,400 mi) away from a "greater" one in the eastern United States' "tidewater" region...
Disney This Oklahoma town has nothing to do with Disney itself. No, Walt Disney wasn't born there.
DISH A small town in Texas that changed its name to receive free digital video recorders and satellite television for ten years.
Disko It seems that this island in Greenland is still stuck in the 1970s.
Dodge How many people owned a Dodge Ram in this town? The answer is 1 out of the 184 people who lived there.
Dogtown Name of a bunch of places in California. You may not have noticed it, but California seems to really like dogs.
Dog Village A hamlet in Devon, United Kingdom near Broadclyst. Twinned with Caterham.
Dog Walk An unincorporated community in Kentucky.
Döge A Hungarian village with a taste for old 2013 internet memes.
Dollar A very wealthy Scottish town.
Dolphin's Barn An Irish barn for land dolphins, but not the British variety from Sir Thomas' "flying zoo", as those require hangars instead, like the one based about 5,030 km away, that is being restored to flight!.[5]
Doodstil [nl] A hamlet in Groningen, Netherlands, that translates to "dead silent".
Doody's Bottoms A townland in Donard, County Wiklow, Ireland.
Donald Duck Island I don't think the duck himself originally lives near Kenora, Ontario.
Đông Thái If Thai people spoke English, they'd probably find the name of this Vietnamese village quite charming.
Dongo Dongo, Congo sounds great. There's also a Dongo in Angola, the Central African Republic, Italy, and Mali.
Dongola A place in Sudan. There's another Dongola in Illinois.
Donna What's the question about a Latvian town against a Texas town? Maybe this Texas town had a major role on immigrants as of 2021. But the main question is, Who's holding this Texas town now?
Dora There are no Spaniards or talking monkeys, foxes, insects, chickens, or bulls in this Alabamian town.
Dorado A lot of wealthy people do live here, but is there really any gold in Dorado?
Dorking A town in England.
Dortmund A German city that translates as "there mouth".
Double Trouble A state park in New Jersey.
Downhill It's going downhill with that town.
Dr. Phillips Not too far from both Orlando and Disney World.
Dragonville Careful, Skyrim players might flock to this place like crazy.
Drama, Greece A city in Greece. To its credit, the views of the mountain from this city are pretty dramatic.
Dripping Springs One with a very dirty mind can come to get a bit of a kick out of this place.
Drogeham A place in the Netherlands. Means "dry ham" in Dutch.
Drogen A village in Germany. Means "drugs" in German.
Drogenbos A municipality in Belgium. Means "drying forest" in Dutch.
Drumahoe Funnily enough, it comes from Irish Droim na hUamha which means "ridge of the cave".
Dry Prong A very lewd person will get a bit of a chuckle out of this place.
Dubai One theory says that the city's name originates from an Arabic proverb Daba Dubai which means "they came with a lot of money". If so, then the settlers of this place clearly knew what it would become!
Dublin The capital of Ireland has long been thought to have been full of people "dublin" their money for over 12 centuries, as it was founded by Vikings in 841 AD — who often used Arab coins when it was founded! (I'm keeping that joke in because it's hilarious.) It's also the name for towns in New Hampshire (which has a LOT to do with almanacs and a periodical that is NOT about New York's pinstriped pro baseball team), and in Ohio.
Duck The Tarheel State's newest Outer Banks seaside town (incorporated in 2002), it spawned the name of a growing doughnut shop chain.
Due West With no point of reference, it can be hard to find this "central-western" Palmetto State community.
Duiven A town in the Netherlands that can be translated as either "doves" or "pigeons".
Dull It is as well. Tediously grouped with Boring, Oregon and Bland Shire, New South Wales to form a Dull, Boring and Bland "League of Extraordinary Communities".
Dumbo A neighborhood in Brooklyn. Unfortunately, there are no flying elephants to be found here.
Dum Dum A northeastern neighborhood of Kolkata, it has a boys' high school there, and used to have an arsenal that made now-illegal bullets.
Dümmer There's Dum, and then...
Dunedoo A town in New South Wales, Australia. Pronounced Dunny-doo, "dunny" being an Australian slang for toilet.
Duranus A commune in France. Also means "hard anus" in French.
Dwarf An unincorporated community in Kentucky, United States. Dwarves probably live there.
Early A city in Iowa where being on time is never enough!
Earth A town in Texas, United States.
Earth City It's not even a city, it is an unincorporated community that is 'Earth'
East Pen Island A very lewd uninhabited island in Canada. There's probably a reason for that.
Ebola River A river in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Edelschrott A municipality in Austria that is more or less an oxymoron. Means "premium junk".
Eek A town, island and a river in Alaska, United States. One would likely be shouting "Eek!" themselves, if they ever took a polar bear plunge in their river there, twenty miles from the Bering Sea. "Eek" also mean shit in Indonesian language...
Egg A municipality in the district of Uster in the canton of Zürich in Switzerland.
Egg No, they do not make eggs in this Austrian town.
Eggnog, Utah This place and Santa Claus need to team up and throw a Christmas party.
Eggs and Bacon Bay The world's most delicious sounding suburb is about an hour south of Tasmania state capital Hobart. It was named for the abundant Eggs and Bacon wildflowers with yellow & streaky red petals from the pea family of Fabaceae. In 2016 an animal rights group lobbied the local council to have the name changed to vegan friendly "Apples & Cherries Bay".[6] This suggestion was laughed down by the community who started questioning whether the popular tourist destination of Wineglass Bay should be changed to satisfy Alcoholics Anonymous!
Eggstedt A municipality in Germany. Translates as "egg city".
Egypt, New York A small community in Monroe County, New York.
Egypt, Arkansas Egypt, in Arkansas
Egypt, Belmont County, Ohio Egypt, in Ohio
Egypt, Ohio Egypt, in Ohio, (again)
Egypt, Indiana Another?
Egypt, Texas This is actually a disambiguation page because there are 4 places named Egypt in Texas.
Eiersberg A mountain in Germany. Literally means "eggs mountain" however "Eier" can also mean "testicles".
Eighty Four A town in southwestern Pennsylvania; cf Hatvan, Hungarian for sixty; and Forty Hill, a suburb of London.
Einöd A town in Germany. Means "wasteland" in German.
Ekel A part of the German town of Norden. "Ekel" means "disgust" in German.
Ekwok A small city in Alaska populated by little walking and talking teddy bears!
Einhaus A municipality in Germany. Translates to "a house". Yes, obviously.
El Goloso A ward of Madrid meaning "The Greedy", so that explains why all of its residents are greedy.
Elend A small town in Germany that means "misery".
Elephant Butte A New Mexico city in the middle of nowhere named after the rear end of the largest land mammal!
Elephant Head A place in Arizona.
Elmo An unincorporated place in Kaufman County, Texas. I guess that red monster has a few city names, mainly 12 states.
Embarrass A small municipality and township in Minnesota. The unofficial record low temperature in Minnesota was taken here, and is −64 °F (−53 °C), which was reached in February 1996. Unofficial because although verified, it was not taken by the National Weather Service. There is also an Embarrass, Wisconsin. See also Peinlich, Skye, German for embarrassing.
Emo A village in County Laois, Ireland. Also Emo in Ontario, Canada.
Empalme A city in Mexico. Means "joint" in Spanish but can also mean "hard-on" or "boner".
England City in Arkansas. If you live there, then you could say that England is your city.
Equality A small community primarily in Coosa County, Alabama, also bordering Elmore and Tallapoosa counties.
Erba A place in Italy. "Erba" is a slang term for "weed" in Italian.
Erect A small community in Randolph County, North Carolina.
Erode City in Tamil Nadu, India with a population of 521,776. The name might have its origin in the Tamil phrase Eru Odai meaning two streams based on the presence of two water courses, Perumpallam and Kalingarayan Canal.
Eromanga A small town in Queensland, Australia. The name may come from an Aboriginal word that means "hot gale plain" or "windy plain", though the language and dialect is unknown.[7][8]
Eselsburg Castle A castle in Germany. "Esel" means either "donkey" or "ass" so translated "Eselsburg" can mean something like "(jack)ass castle" or "donkey castle".
Eureka "Eureka! I'm rich!", its residents were known to say — it was founded four months before its state joined the Union.
Executive Committee Range A mountain range in Antarctica, including one Mount Cumming, named for a member of the Antarctic Executive Committee.
Experiment A place in Georgia, United States.
Eye "This is the CBS Television... Oh, gosh darn it.." Why not CBS, or NBC of course? Because it is a town in Suffolk, England. Not only that, there are also places with this name in Herefordshire and Cambridgeshire. All you can catch is the BBC!
Fail A village in Portugal. See also Failsworth, Greater Manchester, England. Too bad they are not in a mountain range, or there might be Fail Pass!
Fair Play / Fairplay The name for places located in California, Colorado, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, New Jersey, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina and Wisconsin.
Fakaofo A populated island in Tokelau.
Fakfak A town in Indonesia.
False Pass A city in Alaska.
Fancy Farm A place in Kentucky that actually doesn't have a fancy farm, but does have very political church picnics...
Fanny A township in Minnesota. "Fanny" is a slang term for the vulva. Also a Fanny in West Virginia.
Farmers Branch Old McDonald never had a barn, E.I.E.I.O! Because this Texas city keeps growing so hard, E.I.E.I.O!
Faroe Islands Once thought to be a summer retreat for the Egyptian Pharaohs, it turned out that ancestors of the Vikings may have been the first to visit there.
Fauquier A place in British Columbia. It's pronounced a bit like "fuck here". It is also the name of a county in Virginia.
Fate, Texas A place for psychics.
Felchville A place in Massachusetts. Might not look like much, but once you read what "felching" is, you'll be quite amused. Another one is in Vermont.
Feltwell A village in Norfolk, England.
Fertile Given only 50 people live in this Saskatchewan town, I'd say it hasn't lived up to its name.
Feucht A municipality in Germany that means "moist" in Dutch.
Feuchtwangen A city in Germany. Means "wet-cheeks" in German.
Fickmühlen [de] Means "fucking mill" in German.
Fingerville A place in South Carolina.
Fingringhoe A village in Essex, England.
Fifty-Six A city in northern Arkansas.
Fish A small area near Rockmart, Georgia with only a single creek next to a pile of railroad tracks.
Fishkill A town along the Hudson River. "Kill" translates to "stream" from Dutch.
Fjuckby A Swedish village just north of Uppsala. A few residents petitioned to have the name changed, but they met with resistance from most of their neighbours and the petition was dropped.
Flée Fleeing does seem to be something the French are quite infamous for.
Flesh Hovel Lane A road in Barrow Upon Soar, Leicestershire, England. Its name originates from the time of the Quorn Hunt, where horses that were no longer fit for purpose where taken to slaughter at the abattoir situated on Flesh Hovel Lane.
Flin Flon A city located on the border of Manitoba and Saskatchewan in Canada. It is named after fictional character Josiah Flintabbatey Flonatin from an adventure novel called The Sunless City by J. E. Preston Muddock. They are also known for having a very-"explosive-sounding" junior ice hockey team.
Flippin There is no McDonalds here so flipping burgers is off the table.
Florence, South Carolina A town in the path of Hurricane Florence.
Florida, Missouri A very nice small hiking area actually, even there is a Key West area in Missouri next to it!
Florida, New York A small town in Orange County, New York.
Flowers, North Carolina An unincorporated community in Johnston County, North Carolina that thinks it has a flower field, but it got a General Store and TWO Grocery Stores instead.
Flushing The name historically came from a town in the southwestern Netherlands. Also a village in Cornwall, an area in the Queens, New York, a town in Ohio, a town in Pennsylvania, and a town in Michigan.
Fly Neither Wilbur nor Orville ever lived or worked here. It was named after a bike that named itself fly.
Föckinghausen A little village in Germany. Yes, "Föcking" is pronounced like "fucking".
Fond du Sac A very lewd village in Mauritius. I'll give you 3 guesses as to what these people like to do.
Foot of Ten, Pennsylvania A census-designated place 5 miles from Puzzletown, Pennsylvania.
Football Mountain A mountain in Antarctica.
Forget, Saskatchewan Actually the 55 people who live there are trying to remember that it was named after Amédée E. Forget, the first Lieutenant Governor of Saskatchewan, with the Francophone-style pronunciation of "for-ZHAY".
Foria A small hamlet in Italy. Means "diarrhea" in Latin.
Fort Cockhill An 18th century military fort.
Fort Dick A place in California. Not a very appropriate name
Fort Gay, West Virginia Notable for an incident in which an Xbox Live player's account was suspended because he lived here.
Foulness Island An island off the east coast of Essex. It actually smells quite nice there.
Frankenstein Neither Victor nor Herman ever lived or worked's named after Gottfried Franken, who donated land for the construction of a church in 1890.
Frenchbeer A small Hamlet in Devon, United Kingdom.
French Lick A town in Indianathat was never colonised by France.
Friday A town in Texas with only 1 day of every week.
Friend A small town in Grand Traverse County, Michigan, in the same county as "Alone"
Friendly Corner A place in Indiana.
Friendship A town in Knox County, Maine.
Fries McDonalds should probably think about relocating their headquarters to this place.
Frisco Mainly this booming Texas city has nothing to do with Frisco locomotives. The best time you can go back to this city in Texas is in the 1940s with a population between a thousand before everything exploded. (There are also 13 more Friscos in total in 13 states such as Alabama, Arkansas, Colorado, Idaho, Illinois, Louisiana, Missouri, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Utah, and Virginia).
Frog Eye A small community in Tallapoosa County, Alabama.
Frostproof First settled permanently in the 1880s, this Central Florida city of about 3,000 was thought to be "frostproof" in regards to winters for the numerous citrus orchards there, as early as the late-1890s.
Fuchs A place in California. Yes, it's pronounced like "fucks", and (with a different pronunciation) it is also the German word for "fox".
Fuckersberg A populated place in the municipality of Zell an der Pram, Schärding District in Upper Austria, Austria. As of 1 January 2019, the population was 21.
Fugging The name of two different villages in Austria, both of which had to be renamed from Fucking: one in Lower Austria, which was renamed in 1836, and one in Upper Austria, renamed in 2021 after its signs kept disappearing. The latter even had a pilsner beer partly inspired by its name. For both towns and spellings, the name is pronounced to rhyme with "looking".
Fukah If only the Egyptians could put "mother" in front of this city's name.
Fukechō Station This train station is where couples go to cheat on each other. "Fukechō" means something along the lines of "cheating city" or "infidelity town" in Japanese.
Fukuoka A city in Japan.
Fukushima A city in Japan. I guess they aren't too fond of someone named "Shima" there - and definitely not fond of what a 2011 earthquake and tsunami did to the nuclear power plant there!.
Fundu Moldovei A commune in Romania. Means "Moldova's butt" in Romanian. I'm sure Moldova is quite fond of this place.
Funny River A town in Alaska that's about 5,020 km (3,118 miles) from the similarly-named fleuve drôle in southern Québec.
Fuqaha A town in Libya.
Fuquay-Varina A town in Wake County, North Carolina. They were originally separate towns (Fuquay Springs and Varina) before the two places merged in 1963.
Furry I think I may have found where all of those Furries come from.
Furry Creek A small community in British Columbia.
Fussy Fussy is a commune in the Cher department in the Centre-Val de Loire region of France.
Future City, Illinois An unincorporated community in Illinois.
Future City, Kentucky "FUTURE!"
Fuxing District, Taoyuan The biggest district by area in Taoyuan City, Taiwan - thanks to its spelling, if one "pinyinned" it when speaking its name, it should come out sounding like foo-SHIHNG.


Gaidouronisi One of two names for an uninhabited Greek island a bit south of Crete. Means "donkey island" in Greek.
Galatas A town in Greece that seems to be a bigger fan of cows than the Hindus. Means "milkman" in Greek.
Galgbacken A small town in Sweden that means "gallow's slope". Sounds like a lovely place!
Gaming The people here must love playing video games.
Ganja A city in Azerbaijan. No, they don't supply marijuana, so don't even think about it.
Gap When there is a gap...
Gas You just passed Gas, but "they" (the five hundred that live there as of 2019) don't want you to!![9]
Gas City A city in Indiana.
Gash 3 little villages in Iran bear this name. "Gash" is a colloquial term for vulva – but not in Iranian.
Gasport A small community located in Niagara County, New York which was named after flammable coal gas found rising from a spring. The place is also located along the Erie Canal.
Gassaway, West Virginia A small town in Braxton County in central West Virginia.
Gassin Fortunately nobody has been gassed here.
Gassville A city in Arkansas that knows a thing or two about cutting the cheese.
Gay, Georgia This little town in Georgia, United States, could put itself out of business, because in Georgia, it's legal to fire employees based on sexual orientation.
Gay, Michigan A small community in Michigan, United States, located in the Upper Peninsula. The town has a tavern called The Gay Bar.
Gay, West Virginia A town in West Virginia. It seems like there are a lot of towns in the United States with this name such as Idaho, Oklahoma, and North Carolina.
Gay, Russia A town in Russia, pronounced like "guy".
Gaydon A parish and village in Warwickshire, England. It's where Jaguar and Land Rover cars are made.
Gay Head The former name of a town in Massachusetts, with the earlier name used for the clay cliffs overlooking its beach - which must be left alone.
Gaylord A city in Otsego County, Michigan.
Gaylordsville A village in Connecticut.
Gayville If you live either in that type of Gayville in Oswego County, New York, that type of Gayville in Putnam County, New York, or that Gayville in Yankton County, South Dakota, You are in happy-land!
Gays Better up your game San Francisco! Illinois is coming to get you!
Gaz The country that is 3rd in natural gas production has 9 settlements bearing this name! Is also a Hungarian word for "weed". No, not that kind of weed!
Gebeler Means "The pregnants" in Turkish.
Gecko A small town in Louisiana in which could save you 15% or more on car insurance in 15 minutes.
Geilenkirchen A town in Germany whose name means "horny churches".
Gene Autry, Oklahoma A town in south-central Oklahoma that named itself after Gene Autry.
George, Washington A town in central Washington. The streets are named after varieties of cherries. I have to admit but did they name it after the first President?
Geneva-on-the-Lake A village in Ohio.
Germ A very infectious French commune.
Giggleswick Something is always funny to these guys. A village in the Yorkshire Dales, North Yorkshire, GB
Ginkūnai Manor A manor within the appropriately named Lithuanian village of Ginkūnai. "Ginkūnai" means "weapons" in Lithuanian, so visitors beware.
Gipsy An unincorporated community in Missouri.
Gland, Switzerland A municipality in Switzerland that in French means "glans" as in the head of a penis.
Glasscock County A county in Texas, which has no connection with one of the characters created by a certain retired Boston FM radio host...
Gnojnice A village in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Basically means "manureville" in Croatian.
Goat Buttes Whoever named these sandstone outcroppings must've had quite an affinity for goats.
Goat Fell A mountain in Scotland. Hopefully no goats fell down it, that would be very baaaad!
Göd This Hungarian town must think quite highly of itself. Szek anyone?
Gofukumachi Station Hey, why don't you go fuck your machi.
Gogogogo Get out the car, get out the car, let it roll, let it roll, let it roll, let it roll...
Goochland A place in Virginia. "Gooch" is a slang term for the perineum.
Good Grief It has a population of three with two dogs and one old grouch - and a bit too cold for Peanuts to grow.
Good Intent A town in New Jersey, United States.
Goodenough Island The most mediocre island in the world.
Goodnews Bay A little city in Alaska.
Goodnight I guess you will have to travel on US-287 for 11.6 miles to reach your hotel destination.
Goodnight–Loving Trail A trail used in cattle drives, named after two cattlemen with unlikely last names.
Goofy Ridge A census-designated place in Illinois. It's known for its sense of humor.
Goole That's goole. This town also has a restaurant called "Frying Nemo".
Goosefeld A municipality in Germany. Basically translates to "goose field".
Goose Pimple Junction An unincorporated community in Virginia.
Gore No, they don't play murder mysteries or practice the running of the bulls in this New Zealand town. It is also the name of a small community in Virginia which has no association with politician Al Gore.
Gore Mountain There's nothing horrifying about this mountain peak. It's actually a popular ski resort within Adirondack Park as well as being the highest point in Warren County, New York. In this case, the mountain is named after an unsurveyed tract of land called a "gore".
Gorno Uyno Means "Upper Dickville" in Bulgarian.
Gotham Wayne Manor is a few miles to the north of this Nottinghamshire village.
Grand-Mère A town in Quebec, Canada whose name means "Grandmother".
Grand-Popo A town in Benin.
Granma Province A province in Cuba that respects its elders.
Grästorp A municipality in Sweden that's a bit on the high side, and I'm not talking about the elevation. Means "weed croft" in Swedish.
Grave A Dutch town with the souls of the dead!
Grave Yard A place in Barbados populated by zombies, mummies, the walking dead, and Michael Jackson.
Gravity A very down-to-earth city in Iowa.
Great Cockup A fell in northern England. Also a Little Cockup.
Great Kills A New York City neighborhood. Kill is another word for creek.
Great Snoring A village in Norfolk. Also see Little Snoring.
Greece, New York A township in Monroe County, New York just outside of Rochester.
Grenade A very explosive French commune.
Grimstad A city in Norway. Means "uglytown", au contraire actually.
Groom People will never get married there in Texas. Change that R to a L for being so lonely.
Gropecunt Lane An old name for various streets in London where prostitutes did their business.
Großer Beerberg At the top of this mountain in Germany lies a treasure trove of freshly made German beer.
Großklein A municipality in Austria that is quite an oxymoron. Translates as "big-small".
Guarromán A very dirty city in Spain. "Guarro" means "dirty" in Spanish.
Guide County A county in China that serves as the guide to the Tibetan "Trika" treaters.
Gumlog One with a very dirty mind will get a laugh out of this place.
Gum Tree When you lie halfway between people who apparently like to lick mud and give the one finger salute you got to wonder where the crazy will stop.
Gun Barrel City, Texas (Cowboy voice) This here's a city in Henderson County, Texas. Only in Texas, pard'ner.
Gunskirchen You don't want to piss off the churches in this Austrian town, the churches are armed!
Ha! Ha! River Also a fleuve drôle, as it's a "funny river" in Quebec.
Haarby A town in Denmark. Translates as "hair town".
Hackballscross A small village in County Louth, Ireland.
Hackensack Watch out for lovers who do this. New Yorkers still do not get this joke.
Ha'il Contrary to its name, this Saudi Arabian city probably hasn't seen a drop of hail in its entire life. A small town in Oregon that, in December, 1999, changed its name for a year to receive $100,000, computers for its public schools, and other financial considerations from its corporate namesake at the height of the bubble.
Halfmoon A township and small community in Saratoga County, New York.
Halfway Actually in Virginia, it's close to the Maryland border. So it's not even close.
Ham The pigs might find this place offensive.
Ham Lake The pigs sure aren't going to come swimming here any time soon.
Hamam The name of 2 Turkish villages. In Arabic "ḥamām" means "douche".
Hamm Those pigs sure aren't happy about this place.
Hammerfest A town in Norway. Hosting a hip hop festival here would make MC Hammer proud.
Hampton Gay A very gay village in England.
Handsome Eddy A hamlet in New York.
Hang Chat District A district in Thailand.
Hard *Insert cafe joke here*
Hard Rock Unfortunately no, this is not where Hard Rock comes from or Hard Rock Cafe.
Härnösand A town in Sweden. Can be translated as "here sneezed duck".
Happy Don't be fooled by the name, this Texas town is where you can turn your smile upside-down. There is also a Happy, Arkansas and a Happy, Kentucky.
Happy Adventure A village in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada.
Happyland A place in Connecticut. Unfortunately doesn't quite live up to its name.
Happy Valley-Goose Bay A merger of two cities in Labrador, Canada led to this combined municipality.
Haseley Knob Something to do with Nutella.
Hashish A village in Iran filled with chain smokers and crack heads.
Haut Sex A mountain in the Alps. Literally translated from German to English it mans "Skin Sex"
Haw River A river in North Carolina that is full of laughs. It is also the name of a town in Alamance County, North Carolina.
Haßloch A municipality in Germany that means "hate-hole".
Hazard The county seat of Perry County, Kentucky.
Hazardville A section of the town of Enfield in Hartford County in Connecticut. It must be known for its hazards all over the place...
Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump A UNESCO-recognized Canadian National Historic Site in the Alberta foothills of the Rocky Mountains.
Heart Butte, Montana Part of the United States Postal Service's official "Valentine re-mailing" project. Follow their directions, and the US Federal Government will stamp "Heart Butte" on your letter, as the originating postmark.[10]
Heckmondwike Small town in West Yorkshire. This name is funny in this area of England as Heck is a synonym for Hell.
Heil A very small census town in Grant County, North Dakota, but was not named after Germany.
Hell, Michigan Only 294 miles (473 km) from Paradise, and quite recently, purchased by 25-year old Internet star Elijah Daniel who renamed it Gay Hell to protest "The Donald"'s attitudes towards display of the LGBT pride flag at U.S. embassies during Pride Month.[11]
Hell, Norway A village in Norway that hosts the annual "Blues in Hell". music festival.
Hell for Certain An unincorporated community in Kentucky, United States.
Hell Gate Area of water near Wards Island and Queens, New York City, that's got a "spouting Devil" for a neighbor nearly 6.4 miles (10.4 kilometers) due north of it.
Hella A very friendly town in Iceland.
Hellevoetsluis A small city in the Netherlands that can be translated as "Hell's Foot Lock" in Dutch.
Hell's Kitchen A neighborhood in New York City, New York. I wish they actually filmed the show here. Screw you FOX.
Hells Halfacre A small community in Harrison County, Kentucky. There was also a place in Alabama called Hell's Half Acre, but has since changed its name to Half Acre. Hell's Half Acre are also names for a canyon in Arizona, a talus in Arkansas, a lava field in Idaho and an escarpment in Wyoming.
Hempstead Someone should check to see if they're producing weed in this New York town.
Hercules A city in California. No, Hercules does not live here, so don't even think about it.
Heréd A tiny town near Hatvan („Sixty”) in Hungary, translated in local as "your testicles" - and not the only one, seek the other below at the 'M' letter!
Herm This French commune needs a herm statue.
Hermanus Yeah, I hur' m'anus too. Turns out you don't put things in there...
Hevonkakki An island in Finland that means "horse shit."
Hicksville A hickish place in New York with none of that newfangled indoor plumbing like they got in Flushing.
High Point A city primarily in Guilford County, North Carolina. The small community of Horneytown is right next door. Also two other High Point's in Florida (they also aren't the highest place in Florida with one being a mere 70 feet above sea level).
Hill o' Many Stanes A place in Scotland. What those "stanes" are are for you to decide.
Hilton Head Island Why yes, but..whose head is it? Paris's or Nikki's?
Hindu Most of the inhabitants of this town are Christian or irreligious.
Hippo Unfortunately, no hippos live here.
Hir A very friendly Iranian city. Means "hey" in Persian.
Hit A small city in Iraq called hit. Not many people get hit here, though.
Hitler Pond [ceb] Nobody ever sees the Nazis in Ohio, especially a pond in Pickaway Township, Ohio. There are also 2 street names as well in Circleville.
Ho A town in Ghana.
Hodenhagen A municipality in Germany. "Hoden" means "testicles" in German.
Ho-Ho-Kus What is this, Santa Claus getting something stuck in his throat? He might have been eating too many Cookies for the past 36 hours.
Hog's Back Bridge A small bridge in Ottawa, Canada.
Hole A municipality in Norway.
Hole of Horcum A big hole in North Yorkshire, England.
Hollywood The name of many places in the United States, the biggest of which is in Florida. Also in Ireland and England.
Holysloot A village in the Netherlands. "Sloot" is the Dutch word for "ditch" so it basically means "holy ditch".
Holywood A Northern Irish town. Where boners are holy.
Home There's no place like it!
Homsar "AaAaAaAaAah'm an Iranian village."
Hongerige Wolf A village in Groningen, Netherlands that translates to "hungry wolf."
Hooker A town in Oklahoma, United States, that is not named for a Union major general from the 1860s, and at only 2,000 in population, it's probably too small for a prostitution business.
Hookerton A town in Greene County, North Carolina.
Hooker Corner Well, the name kinda speaks for itself...
Hooker Valley Track A short walking track in the Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park in New Zealand. You'll find more than just nature there.
Hoosac Tunnel A New England railroad tunnel that goes all the way from North Adams, MA to Florida, despite its length.
Hop Bottom A borough in Pennsylvania, United States.
Hopeulikit We sure do.
Horn A town in Austria.
Horneytown An unincorporated community in North Carolina, United States. Unfortunately for the locals, Hookerton is over 140 miles (230 km) away.
Horní Police A town in Czech Republic that has a very, um, energetic police force.
Horný Bar A village in Slovakia. Close to the also unusually-named Baka.
Horonkylä A town in Finland that means "town of the bitch" in Finnish.
Horsefly A place in British Columbia.
Horseheads A township and village located in Chemung County, New York.
Hospital A village without a hospital in County Limerick, Ireland.
Hotazel A town in South Africa that got its name from play on "hot as hell". At least it's right on the postcard.
Hot Coffee, Mississippi Number of coffee shops in Hot Coffee: zero.
House A village in New Mexico, in which yes, there is at least one house. There's also a House in North Carolina.
How A place in Cumbria, UK which already has an interesting name.
Howlong A town in New South Wales, Australia. Indeed, it's very long!
Huế A very colorful former imperial capital city of Vietnam.
Hühnergeschrei [de] A town in Austria. Means "Chicken screams" in German.
Hump Creek The name of two different streams in South Dakota, one in Corson County and the other in Haakon County.
Humpback Covered Bridge Many sexual jokes have been made at this bridge's expense.
Humptulips A town with a Native American name in Washington, United States.
Humpty Doo A town 40 kilometres (25 mi) from Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia.
Hundeluft A village in Germany. Means "dog's air" in German.
Hundred Deep in this West Virginia town, where Christopher Robin plays. Actually, it is a 300 populated town.
Hungry Horse Only 16 miles from Whitefish. Do horses even eat fish, though?
Huron, Ohio The name itself isn't so unusual, but the city is on the beach of Lake Erie in Erie County in Ohio, making it unusually confusing.
Hurricane A small community in Herkimer County, New York, that could have been "well-drenched" by the 2011 tropical cyclone named Irene. There is also a Hurricane, West Virginia (pronounced "HER-ick-in").
Hurt A town in Virginia that's very injured. Too bad the hospital is in Ireland.
Huy A municipality in Belgium. If translated from Russian, it means "cock".
Hygiene An unincorporated community in Colorado. Maybe this place is clean.
Idiotville A ghost town in Oregon.
Ii A municipality in Finland.
IJ, the The 'IJ', an inland water body against which Amsterdam Central railway station is situated, is pronounced exactly the same as an 'ei' — the Dutch word for an egg. The capitalization of the J is a result of the ij digraph's history as a ligature (writing), a Dutch alternative to the letter 'Y'. In fact, on old maps, the IJ was sometimes marked as the Y.
Imalone A very lonely place in Wisconsin.
Inchmore Yes please.
Indore An Indian city that should probably go outside more often.
Indra Contrary to the name, there probably are no Hindus in this Estonian village.
Inexpressible Island An island off the southern tip (?!?) of Antarctica that simply cannot be described by words.
Innaloo A suburb in Perth, Western Australia.
Insein A township (pronounced like "insane") across the Hlaing River from Yangon. If you are taken there, you probably won't be crazy, but you could be in trouble, as the Insein Prison has been notorious for the detention of political prisoners under harsh conditions.
Intercourse An Amish town in Pennsylvania, United States. There is also a small community called Intercourse in Alabama.
Iowa Colony, Texas One out of three colonies in Texas, the other being 288.9 miles to the northwest.
Ireland's Eye A place in Ireland.
Ireland A hamlet in Bedfordshire, England, green with envy for an island almost 400 km (245 miles) away in the North Atlantic, where Wicklow Head is.
Iron Knob A place in South Australia, Australia. It's believed they carry objects with more than just their two arms.
Isla Mujeres An island in southern Mexico, this literally means women's island in Spanish.
Italy, New York A township and hamlet in Yates County, New York.
Itzehoe It's a hoe?
JAARS Census-designated place in Union County, North Carolina. Named after a Bible translation organization located there.
Jackass Mountain Named – probably – for a muletrain that fell off the edge into an adjacent canyon.
Jackpot An unincorporated community in Nevada, United States. It is quite far from Sin City or the smallest city. But don't fret, there are a handful of casinos here to suit your gambling needs. If you cross the border, you might find one in Twin Falls, Idaho.
Jackson, Mississippi The capital of Mississippi. No, Michael Jackson was not born there.
Jafarabad An Iranian city that Aladdin may take a liking to. Jafar is very bad.
Jam A city that produces petroleum products in southern Iran.
Jamaica Neighborhood in Queens (New York City), New York, known for its major railroad hub station on the Long Island Rail Road.
Jambes A town in Belgium that means "legs".
Java An island in Indonesia. There is also a township and small community called Java in Wyoming County, New York. Coffee, anyone?
Jęczydół A village in Poland were kids get to learn about the birds and the bees no doubt. Means "moan pit" in Polish.
Jednorożec A village in Poland. Means "unicorn" in Polish, and fittingly has a unicorn on the coat of arms as well.
Jerrys Nose Not too far from Joe Batt's Arm. Well what can you expect, it's Newfoundland?
Jersey Shore, Pennsylvania Unsurprisingly, this inland borough is over 150 miles away from the actual Jersey Shore.
Jesús Jesus surely has smiled upon these 3 very God-like towns in Peru, Paraguay, and Spain.
Jeuk A former municipality in Belgium now part of the municipality of Gingelom. "Jeuk" means "itching" in Dutch.
Jim Thorpe A borough in Pennsylvania bearing the name of Jim Thorpe.
Jim Jim Australian waterfall.
Jinja This place has no relation to Jinjer.
Jobstown Ironically the job market isn't doing so hot there. I guess they're "Dublin" down.
Joe Batt's Arm A town in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada.
Jolly I don't think Texas is THAT happy...
Jot 'Em Down Blam blam blam!
Joy A very happy village in Illinois.
Jupiter A town in Florida, United States with some film and television history.
Kaczki A village in Poland that translates to "ducks". Anaheim's hockey team - or that Outer Banks-launched donut shop chain - might take a liking to this place.
Kake The "kake" is a lie.
Kalamazoo Believe it or not, there is not even a single zoo in this Michigan city.
Kanada Station A railway station and also a name of a former town in Fukuoka prefecture in Japan which shares the same Japanese spelling with the second largest nation in area on Earth
Kanakanak A palindromic settlement established near Dillingham, Alaska, following the 1918 flu pandemic and part of present-day Dillingham. The name derives from the practice of counting noses at the orphanage. On top of that, Kanake is coincidentally a German slur towards immigrants.
Kandi The name of a few different places, the biggest one being in Benin.
Kandos An Australian town that may give a few Estonians a bit of a laugh. "Kandos" looks like the Estonian word "kandoss" which is a slang term for a condom.
Kandy A very tasty city in Sri Lanka.
Kang A village in Botswana.
Kannus A town in Finland.
Kansas, Alabama They're multiplying...
Kansas, Oklahoma OklaDOT uses this town, nearly in Arkansas but close enough to the State of Kansas as to be confusing, as a control city. More amusingly (or maybe worse yet), US 59 crosses both the state and the town. Even more amusingly, the town is located in Delaware County.
Kantautai [lt] A village in Lithuania that means "Canadians".
Kanye A town in Botswana in the southern District. Namesake of Rapper Kanye West.
Kaput A village in Iran that quite hilariously, bears the name of a Persian slang term for "condom".
Karcag A city in Hungary with a serious rash. Translates as "scratchy" in Hungarian.
Karen State If you happen to be a manager living here, may God have mercy on you.
Kars Is this a JoJo reference?
Kecskemét A city in Hungary. Translates as "goats walking" in Hungarian.
Keisterville A town in Pennsylvania, United States. Keister was once a common U.S. slang term for the buttocks.
Kék A very dank Hungarian village.
Kellogg There are no tigers in this Idaho town.
Kermit Unfortunately no frogs live in this hot and sweaty Texas town. There is also a Kermit, West Virginia.
Key West, Virginia See below.
Key, West Virginia See above.
Kfar Pines A town in Northern Israel. The second word is pronounced similar to "penis."
Kickapoo You'll be surprised how many places and things have this name in the US. There's even a native american tribe bearing the name.
Kick 'em Jenny An active underwater volcano near Grenada. The name itself may be a reference to the waters sometimes being extremely rough.
Kicking Horse Pass A pass in the Canadian Rockies on the Trans-Canada Highway marking the Alberta/British Columbia border. The explorer who found it was kicked by his horse which nearly killed him.
Kicking Horse River A river in British Columbia which flows down from Kicking Horse Pass.
Kief A North Dakota town named after the capital of Ukraine but little do they know, that Kief is a name for cannabis crystals!
Kiek in de Kök Tower in the Tallinn Old Town meaning "Look in the kitchen".
Kiester A town in Minnesota, United States, which was once featured in a commercial for the hemorrhoid medicine Preparation H.
Ki Ki Small Australian town. Doesn't love you.
Kilcock A town in Ireland.
Kill A village in County Kildare, Ireland.
Kill Devil Hills A very famous town in North Carolina, where the Pioneer Era of Aviation began!
Kill Van Kull This strait separates New York State's southernmost island from Newark, New Jersey.
Kilbride A neighbourhood of St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada where marriages "end horribly."
Kildeer A village in Illinois named for the bird that is endemic to the Americas.
Killingly This town in Windham County, Connecticut surprisingly has a very low violent crime rate.
Kilnaboy A village, townland and civil parish in County Clare, Ireland.
Kilkenny "Oh my God! They killed Kenny!"
Killmacow A small village in County Kilkenny, Ireland - curiously, dairy farming seems to be nearly absent there.
Kilmore This rather violent-sounding title is the name of 13 different places, mostly in Ireland and Scotland.
King Dick's Hole A deep section at the confluence of the Rivers Sence and Anker, in north Warwickshire, UK. Local tradition says it is where King Richard bathed before battle.[12]
King of Prussia The location of the King of Prussia mall.
Kinki Region Another name for the Kansai region in Japan. I don't think much more needs to be said about this.
Kippekofen A sub-community within the town of Burscheid. "Kippe" means "fag" in German.
Kiska An island in Alaska that is a popular Russian vacation spot! Means "pussy" in Russian.
Kissidougou A city in Guinea that kisses their dogs!
Kissimmee A very affectionate city in Florida.
Kissing A municipality in Bavaria.
Kißlegg A town in southeastern Baden-Württemberg, Germany that has got a strange affinity towards kissing legs.
Kirby I'll breathe in your pathetic bombs and send them right back at you!
Kivesjärvi A village in Finland named after a lake. Translates to "testicle lake".
Kleena Kleene A unusually dry, relatively "cool"-climate recreational community in British Columbia, which could sound appealing to germophobes.
Kloschwitz A village in Germany. Means "toilet sweat" in German.
Kloten Balsberg railway station A railway station that I'm sure the Dutch find quite amusing. "Kloten" bears a resemblance to "klot" which means "fuck" and "bals" which means well, "balls".
Klütz A very clumsy German town. Expect a lot of accidents here.
Knee Weakener A summit in Utah, United States. I'm assuming named so because its elevation of 6,860 feet (2,091 m) would weaken the knees of any potential hikers.
Knobhead A mountain in Antarctica.
Knob Lick A small town in Missouri, United States.
Knob Noster A town in Johnson County, Missouri. Another town name in Missouri with the word "knob" in it. "Knob" doesn't have the same meaning in the US as it does in the UK, but it's stil a weird name nonetheless.
Knock A village in Ireland. The name is an anglicised form of the Irish Gaelic word "Cnoc" ("Hill".)
Knockemstiff Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor may like it here - in the Buckeye State.
Kock A town in Poland.
Kokhanok A place in Alaska. A place with plenty of cocks and knocking!
Kokkola Coca-Cola might want to remind this Finnish town how to spell.
Koknese A village in Latvia.
Kokomo The actual city and state name were named after a 1947 single by Vaughn Monroe, not after a much better-known song released 41 years later!
Kokpek A village in Kazakhstan.
Koksijde A town in Belgium.
Kokstad A city in South Africa. Since "stad" means city in Dutch you can look at it like "cock city".
Kommunizm A town and jamoat in northwestern Tajikistan. These guys must have been fans of the Soviet Union, or perhaps of their own party from the Soviet days.
Konkapot River This river in southwestern Massachusetts sounds like you wouldn't want to wash your cookware in it, as it might get ruined, possibly from its heavy metal pollution.
Kotzen Kotzen is a verb that means "to vomit" in German.
Kouchibouguac A Canadian coastal national park in New Brunswick - the park and its most prominent river have this name, from the Miꞌkmaq indigenous people.
Krabozavodskoye A village in Russia. Roughly translates as "crab factory".
Krak Glacier A glacier off the coast of Antarctica.
Krak des Chevaliers If the name is anything to go by, then the chevaliers must've been hiding something in here.
Kraków A legendary Polish prince gave his name to this medieval-founded Polish city, where he wanted to literally "get the drop" on a troublesome dragon living just beneath him!
Kramer Junction, California Yo Yo Ma
Krapkowice A town in Poland.
Krapina A town in Croatia that doesn't know where to crap. Crap in a...what?
Krimpen A town in the Netherlands. "Krimpen" is a Dutch verb that means "to shrink".
Kruishaar A small hamlet in the Netherlands. Means "crotch-hair" in Dutch.
Krypton Superman's favorite place on earth - if he's not at his lonely Arctic battlement...
Kuk A village in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The Norwegians and Swedes might find this place amusing as it translates to "cock" in Norwegian and Swedish.
Kullimaa The name of two villages in Estonia. Means "land of penis" in Finnish.
Kumi A town in Uganda that the Finns might find amusing. "Kumi" means either "rubber" or "eraser" but is also a slang term for a condom.
Kumler A ghost town in Illinois.
Kurri Kurri A very tasty town in Australia.
Kut Situated in Iraq, the town's name may have sounded suggestive to Dutch armed forces flying missions against ISIS, for it can mean either 'cunt' / 'pussy', or 'shit' in Dutch.
Kutas A Hungarian village that might leave a few Poles giggling a bit. "Kutas" in Polish translates as something like "cock" or "dick". It can also mean something like "arsehole" or "douchebag".
Kuttekoven A sub-municipality part of the municipality Borgloon in Belgium. "Kuttekoven" means "cunted coffins" in Dutch.
Kyyy A small town in Siberia that got a little crazy with the letter Y.
Labason A municipality in the Philippines. Labason looks like the Tagalog verb "Labasán" which means "to cum" or "to ejaculate".
Labis A southern Malaysian town that the French might find somewhat interesting. "Labis" resembles the French "la bise" or "faire la bise" which basically means "cheek kissing".
LaCenter A place in Kentucky that is nowhere near the center of Kentucky.
Lacock A village in England.
Ladies View A scenic viewpoint on the Ring of Kerry tourist route about 19 kilometres (12 miles) from Killarney.
La Force A small commune in France inhabited by Jedi.
Lagonisi A seaside residential area in Greece that means "rabbit island". Spoiler alert: there are no rabbits there. It also isn't an island.
La Hija de Dios A municipality in Spain. Translates as "The Daughter of God".
Lake Butte des Morts A lake in Wisconsin, located just to the west of Lake Winnebago. Translates from French to "Lake Mound of the Deads".
Lake Disappointment An ephemeral salt lake in a remote area of Western Australia.
Lake Elmo A town in Washington County, Minnesota.
Lake Man An area of wetlands in Okinawa. In Japanese it's called Manko which is word for "vagina" in Japanese around the Kanto Region.
Lake Success Praying on false hopes since 1926!
Lake Titicaca The largest lake in South America, between the borders of Peru and Bolivia. Sole home of a very wrinkly frog; and in fiction, the supposed home of the Great Cornholio.
La Macarena When I dance they call me Macarena...
La Mort aux Juifs French hamlet, literally meant 'the death to the Jews,' but in Old French was spelt la mare au juin (the liquid manure pond). It was eventually split into Les Croisilles and La Dogetterie, effectively deleting this grotesque toponym.
Landmark, Manitoba A Small Town In Southeastern Manitoba Near Lorette, Manitoba And Winnipeg.
Lánycsók A village in Hungary that means "girl kiss" in Hungarian.
Last Chance A remote unincorporated community in Colorado.
Ļaudona A village in Latvia that is the personal residence of Dr. Evil. "Ļaudona" means "evil" in Latvian.
Lauf Most like the hometown of Forrest Gump. "Lauf" means "run" in German.
Lay You can't possibly walk out of here without getting laid. Better yet, two more exist. One in Iran, the other in Kansas.
Lay Bid Who here wants to get laid? Starting bids come at 100,000 rial!
Leading Tickles Possibly the most uncomfortable place name in Newfoundland.
Leakesville Don't go getting any ideas!
Leakey Now you've done it!
Lederhose Unfortunately, lederhosen do not come from here.
Left Hand An unincorporated community in West Virginia full of southpaws!
Legal, Alberta The most law abiding town in Alberta with 1,345 legal residents. Actually it was settled by homesteaders from Quebec and named after Émile-Joseph Legal, a Catholic priest, so the pronunciation is French "lay-gal".
Legionowo A town in Poland with the Legion of the Dead. Over 50,000 strong!
Lekkerkerk A town in the Netherlands with lots and lots of candy. Means "delicious church" in Dutch. I think the church is made of pie.
Lem, Denmark [da] A municipality in Denmark that translates as "member" in "penis" member.
Lemu A county in Finland. Translates to Stink.
Lesbos The quirky little Greek island with over 80,000 Lesbians. Suck on that San Francisco! Seriously, the people from here are called "Lesbians". To make things even more hilarious, "lesbos" translates to either "forested" or "woody".
Le Tampon A city in Saint-Pierre, Réunion.
Le Saix A commune in France that means "the sex". A place where you are guaranteed to get laid.
Les Enfers A town in Switzerland. Enfer means "hell" in French.
Libby "Funding for Arthur is provided by..." A juice company?
Liberal You won't find many liberals in this Kansas town, which voted for Trump in 2016 and 2020. Also, Hooker, Oklahoma is a few miles away.
Liberty Only pay for what you need, but only in 25 out of the 50 states in total. Plus you need a certificate fee on 6 extra states for the word "ville" to be added, and an extra bill on 13 other states to also add its name as a "township" in more than 100 to 200 rural areas.
Liberty City You'd be hard pressed to find Niko Bellic in Florida - but you might find a Tommy nearby!
Lick Fork Gives me an appetite. A town in West Virginia.
Lickey End A village in England, famously near a Long Riser
Licking Lollipop and ice cream sales here are through the roof! Also a name for a county in Ohio.
Life Well I don't think there are any dead here.
Limpopo A province in South Africa. Aside from the funky sounding name, in the Sepedi language "Limpopo" means "strong gushing waterfalls", with the river they're involved with (along with lots of LOTS of Vachellia trees!) being a favorite of Rudyard Kipling[13]...
Linnusitamaa A small island in Estonia. It means "bird shit land". No wonder it's uninhabited...and too bad it was never one of the islands where avian feces were once mined...
Liphook The village in the East Hampshire, England where the piercing craze begun.
Lit A place in Sweden that shines very bright.
Litsmetsa Means "whore forest" in Estonian.
Little America With only 68 inhabitants, this Wyoming town really is little.
Little Canada You think this is a Canadian town? Wrong.
Little Heaven An unincorporated community in Delaware.
Little Rock Capital and largest city in Arkansas.
Little Snoring A village in Norfolk. Also see Great Snoring.
Liverpool, New York That could have been the birth of the American type, but not the British Invasion.
Lizard A village in Cornwall.
Lizard Lick An unincorporated community in Wake County, North Carolina, home of Lizard Lick Towing & Recovery.
Lizard Point A place in England. Sadly was not named after lizards but after a Cornish word Lysardh which means "the high court", and no I'm not talking about weed.
Loafers Glory Named for the idle, or loafing, men who were a fixture at the local general store.
Lolland An island in Denmark.
Lone Tree This solitary tree in Colorado needs a whole municipality of just over 10,000 people to keep it company.
Longcochon A commune in France. Means "long pig" in French.
Long Dick Creek A stream in Iowa.
Longdong There are 6 additional places in China named "Longdong".
Longpole If you thought "Longdong" was funny, check this place out.
Longwood Clearly they had boners in mind when they were naming this place.
Looney Creek As a pig, Porky Pig will either live at a creek in Missouri or in Oregon next to "Stupid Creek" because he is dirty and shouldn't be touched by humans.
Looneyville New York, West Virginia, and Texas each have places for people of the more mentally insane persuasion or Bugs Bunny or Daffy Duck can insult the name from Warner Brothers.
Loop Excuse me, but there are no loops in this Texas town.
Lopik A town in the Netherlands that means either "dripping dick" or "walking dick".
Lord Hereford's Knob It's rather big, is in Wales, and has been immortalised in song.
Los Baños A city in California. "Los Baños" means "the baths" in Spanish.
Losevo A rural locality in Russia. The Lithuanian name for it is "Kiaušai" which can mean either "eggs" or "balls".
Lost Enable to watch the American Broadcast Company's biggest slapstick in a genuine Scottish hamlet, they have it on Channel 4.
Love Going by the 50 inhabitants I'd say there hasn't been a whole lot of it going on. Even a bit more inhabitants than a county in Oklahoma.
Lovejoy 5 states (Georgia, Tennessee, North Carolina, Missouri, and Pennsylvania) can enjoy together with happiness and love, but Texas was not a name for a town because Lovejoy is named for a school, and Illinois for a township.
Lovelady Texas town that surely can't compete with Loveladies, New Jersey
Loveland A municipality in Colorado. Fittingly it's nicknamed "The Sweetheart City". Another one's in Ohio and that one's called the "Sweetheart of Ohio". How lovely.
Loving County A Texas county named for rancher Oliver Loving, but hopefully it's a friendly place.
Lower Dicker A Site of Special Scientific Interest in the Weald of East Sussex. Also a nearby settlement.
Lower Sackville A place in Nova Scotia. It's maybe a bit too low for my liking.
Lubersac A commune in France that offers plenty of lubricant for a pleasant time in the sack.
Lucknow This city in India might want to consider buying a lottery ticket.
Lucky Boy A ghost town in Nevada, United States.
Lucky Hill As long as I stay here, Jamaican me rich!!
Lude A stream in Germany. Means "pimp" in German.
Lüder A municipality in Germany. "Luder" (without the umlaut) means "slut" in German.
Lukla One might think you'd be "fortunate" here in Nepal, especially if one had a safe landing - as its only airport's 527 meter-long single runway runs "uphill" and "downhill" by some 82 meters (269 ft) from end to end.
Lynch Relax, they don't lynch people here.
Mad A village in Slovakia that's always lashing out.
Madona Little did Madonna know that Latvia named a town after her.
Madrid, Iowa Pronounced /ˈmædrɪd/
Mad River The name of several rivers in Canada and the United States, and a place in California that used to be called "Kuntz".
Mafia Island An island off the coast of Tanzania. Fortunately organized crime is probably not an issue here.
Maggotty Jamaican me sick with this town name!
Magician Lake Small crossroads in Grand Traverse County, Michigan - it isn't known if either Mandrake or Dr. Strange ever considered retiring here.
Magic Valley A region in Idaho.
Magnet A village in Nebraska.
Make This village in Botswana will let you shake it and bake it any way you want it.
Malaise (Belgium) [fr] French name of a hamlet of Overijse.
Malcocinado A municipality in Spain. Means "badly cooked" in Spanish.
Mama A place in Russia.
Man A city in Côte d'Ivoire.
Mangai A town in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Mango No, there aren't any mangoes in this town in Italy.
Manley Hot Springs Just what it says. Very manly hot springs. Now try saying that to the weather there.
Mannekensvere Clearly this village in Belgium is a fan of mannequins.
Manus Island An island in Papua New Guinea. "Manus" is a New Zealand slang term for "idiot".
Many Farms A census-designated place in Arizona.
Mäo The Chinese may find this Estonian village a bit reminiscent.
Margarita Are you thirsty? I thought he is.
Mariquita A town in Colombia. "Mariquita" means "queer" or "faggot" in Spanish.
Marker A town where 3,400 Norwegians have marked their home.
Marrowbone Creek Name of 3 different creeks in the US.
Mars In 1882, the name of the community was changed to Mars from Overbrook since the railroad already had a stop with the name "Overbrook". No one is sure how the name "Mars" came into being. Some say it was Park's wife who enjoyed astronomy, or it was shortened after Samuel Marshall's name.
Mashpee A town in Massachusetts' Cape Cod peninsula - and is also the home of a Native American tribe on the Cape.
Massac A place in Kentucky with "massac" in McCracken County. That's gotta really hurt!
Massacre Island A small island in Ontario.
Matamoros Name of a few places in Mexico as well as a municipality in Spain. "Matamoros" translates to "killer of Moors" in Spanish.
Maton Abajo A barrio in Cayey, Puerto Rico, next to Maton Arriba. Maton means killer in Spanish and arriba and abajo mean up and down, so with two matones (killers) in the area, this must be a very dangerous place!
Matelica These guys must be fans, little did the band never knew they had a city name like them.
Maumee A city in Ohio. Pronounced like "mommy".
M'diq A city in Morocco that's pronounced like "my dick".
Meat Camp A place in North Carolina.
Meat Mountain A mountain in northwestern Alaska.
Meddybemps A very small town (population of 157, in 2010) in Washington County, Maine, its "plural" name apparently cannot define what a single "meddybemp" is.
Medicine Hat A city in Alberta, Canada of 63,000 whose name is an interpretation of the Blackfoot word for the feather headdress worn by medicine men.
Medusa, New York A hamlet with only has 376 (non-petrified) people.
Meeteetse A town in Wyoming.
Meisenheim Means "tits home" in German.
Meme A place apparently named after memes. The 9 year olds may enjoy this hot and sweaty place.
Merlino Yes, "Merlino" is Italian for "Merlin".
Mesick A village in Michigan.
Methwold I guess finding someone who isn't high as a kite here is supposed to be quite difficult.
Meuse A river that is bound to leave a few Germans chuckling. "Meuse" is pronounced like the German word "Möse" which means "cunt" - it was, however, the major obstacle to cross in the Battle of the Bulge!
Mexican Hat Named after a rock that looks like a sombrero, which is a traditional hat worn in Mexico.
Mexican Water, Arizona A community and trading post with in the Navajo Nation (and the best Navajo Tacos are found there).
Mexico An unincorporated community in Maryland, United States. Also a city in Missouri, and in New York. Fun Fact: "Mexico" is a portmanteau of two Nahuatl words Mētztli and xīctli which together mean "at the navel of the moon".
Miass Both a river and a city in Russia.
Mianus Properly pronounced "my-ANN-us", it's a neighborhood in Greenwich, Connecticuta freeway bridge over its river suffered a scary collapse in 1983.
Micanopy A town in Florida that wont share their canopy.
Miccosukee A place in Florida.
Middelfart In the Danish language, Middelfart means 'average speed'.
Middlepits A village in Botswana.
Mile and a Quarter Too bad that it's 1.45 miles away from the beach though. Even in Barbados you're still a quarter mile short.
Mikołajki A town in Poland. Means "little santas" or "St. Nicholas’ Day" in Polish.
Millstreet A place in Ireland that is not a street but a town. Became famous in 1993 for hosting nothing.
Minnehaha PLEASE STOP FLUSHING TOILETS... Minnesota residents finally get the joke since August 4th, 2010, but except it’s in South Dakota.
Minisink A township in Orange County, New York.
Miracle Whip The only municipality in Lafayette County, Florida, changed its name to Miracle Whip in late August 2018 due to a "krafty" publicity deal with an American giant of prepared foods.[14][15]
Miroși A commune in Romania where they clearly don't shower. Can be translated as "you smell".
Mirror Mirror, mirror on the wall...
Misery A small village in France.
Misery River A very sad river in northern Michigan.
Mistake Peak A mountain peak in Antarctica. Man, it was really an accident!
Mistake Island An island off the coast of Maine where you were born.
Mistaken Island An island near Western Australia. You must be thinking of another island...
Mockbeggar Not exactly a nice thing to do to those down on their luck. Three villages of that name, two in Kent and one in Hampshire, England.
Moddergat A village in Dongeradeel in the province of Friesland, the Netherlands. The name of the village means 'mud hole' in Dutch and in West Frisian - see Murderkill River below.
Mogyoród A small village in Hungary. Means "your nuts" in Hungarian.
Mold You've got to head for the land of the Red Dragon to see for yourself!
Mollie's Nipple There are at least seven of them.
Money An unincorporated community in Mississippi, most notable for being the site of Emmett Till's lynching. Money doesn't grow on trees here though, especially since the former post office is located in a mobile home.
Moneymore A place in central Northern Ireland where you'll earn more money, and about 17,000 km from a place where you won't! Anglicised from the Irish Gaelic "Monaidh Mór" ("Large Bog".)
Monkey Run, Arkansas An unincorporated community.
Monkey's Eyebrow Unincorporated community in Kentucky.
Monkstown No monks live in Newfoundland unfortunately.
Monowi The first pair of syllables of this Cornhusker State town's name describe it well - as "mono-" is the ancient Greek for "single", only one person lives there!
Monster A town in (South) Holland, in the Netherlands. Would Lady Gaga be aware of its existence ? Considering the town got its name from Catholicism – either from its monastery, or from its overly large church (a Monstrum in Latin) – she might appreciate the irony ..
Montcuq Can be pronounced like "mon cuq" which is French for "my ass". "Montcuq" also means "cuckoo mountain".
Monteton This very sensitive French village translates as "my nipple" in French.
Mooball A town in New South Wales, Australia.
Mooers A town in New York I can only assume they let the cows name.
Mooloolah Because "moolah" just wasn't enough.
Moon Local lore tells of a waning crescent moon that descended to plow furrows in farmer's fields with its sharp cusp but killed many excited witnesses who cursed and praised the Moon's early morning activities.
Moonshine "Kids, don't drink these, because they are alcoholic and they can kill you."
Moose Factory Well, where'd you think they came from?
Moose Jaw A city in Saskatchewan, Canada.
Mooseland A small rural community in Nova Scotia. Very appropriate name for a town in Canada.
Mooselookmeguntic Lake A small lake in the US state of Maine, with the third longest name in the USA. Also the last sentence in a very long bad pun, but since a trail almost connects it and "his" home of Katahdin, be careful around Pamola, as "his" form is partly described in the first two syllables.
Mora A place in Sweden that means "mother". This place must get all kinds of "your mom" jokes.
More Tomorrow A village in Cayo District, Belize.
Morgan Hill Located at the bottom of a valley (specifically Silicon Valley), this low-elevation town is named after one Mr. Hill.
Mormon Bar Seemingly an oxymoron.
Mörön A town in Khövsgöl Province, Mongolia.
Morón An Argentine city.
Moroni Capital and largest city of the Comoros.
Morzeszczyn A Polish village that means "sea of pee".
Moscow A hamlet in East Ayrshire, Scotland.
Moskali [uk; ru] A village in Chernihiv Raion, Chernihiv Oblast, Ukraine. Moskal is a word used by Ukrainians as an ethnic slur for Russians.
Moss A town in Norway.
Moszna The castle will take you aback... until you find out the village name translates to "scrotum".
Mount Buggery A steep hill in the Alpine National Park, Victoria, Australia. Within 8 km are Mt Despair, Mt Speculation, Horrible Gap, Hells Window and The Devils Staircase, all overlooking a valley named The Terrible Hollow. The first explorers must have been having a bad week.
Mount Cocks A mountain in Antarctica.
Mount Despair Amazingly, there are three different mountains with this name, two in the United States and one in Australia.
Mount Dick A mountain in the Auckland Islands, New Zealand.
Mount Disappointment A rather uninspiring hill on the edge of Melbourne.
Mount Energy Historic District A national historic district located in Granville County, North Carolina. It is 1.5 acres with an elevation of 387 feet. There are no mountains within an hour in any direction.
Mount Indefatigable Indefatigable means "Extremely persistent and untiring", but it is not that bad a hike. It was named after a British warship that was sunk in the Battle of Jutland in 1916. The nearby but higher Mount Invincible was also named after a warship sunk there.
Mount Mee I promise that you'll never find another one like it.
Mount Misery The name of a number of locations, primarily mountain summits, throughout the world. A well-known one would be a volcano located on the island of Saint Kitts, now called Mount Liamuiga.
Mount Richthofen This Colorado mountain might sound like The Red Baron had once flown over it - it's actually named for one of the famous flying ace's uncles.
Mount Slaughter A mountain peak in Antarctica. Kills people!
Mount Tarawera A volcanic island in New Zealand. Tarawera can mean something like "burnt spear" or "burning vagina" in Maori.
Mount Terrible A rotten place to go skiing in Victoria, Australia.
Mount Terror Names of two mountains, one in Antarctica, the other in Washington. Great places for a family picnic, especially if one's family name just might be Addams or Munster.
Mount Toogood A mountain in Antarctica.
Mount Typo The mountain of typographical errors.
Mountain Changed its name from Mole Hill in 1949 as part of a publicity stunt to literally make a mountain out of a molehill. There is no mountain in or even visible from the community.
Mousehole A fishing village in Cornwall, England.
Mpanda The Chinese probably want to take over this place in Tanzania.
Muck This island in the Inner Hebrides, Scotland is actually quite clean.
Muck City A place in Alabama.
Mudchute An area of London, England.
Mud Lick A place in Kentucky with some questionable dietary decisions. Hopefully they learn, mainly for pigs.
Muenster I might have to do the same explanation to Münsterhausen, but not in Texas in this case.
Muff A village in County Donegal, Ireland.
Mulhouse A city in France that may be appreciated by visitors from Springfield.
Münsterhausen Not the German vacation home of The Munsters (unlike Muenster, Texas), unfortunately, but is home to a prolific roller coaster manufacturer.
Murderkill River A 35 km (22 mile) long river in the state of Delaware, its violent-sounding name might actually come from the Dutch word modder (mud).
Musk A place in Iran with no relation to Elon Musk. It does however bear a resemblance to the Sanskrit word मुस्कस् muska which means "testicle". There's another one in Australia.
Mymensingh Capital of the Mymensingh Division of Bangladesh.
Mỹ Sơn I am disappoint!
Mystery Bay A town in New South Wales. What's so mysterious and where's the bay?
Mystic A 17th century-founded historic city in Connecticut, United States, notable for its historic seaport and a major aquarium; and which has a city named for it in Iowa.


Nags Head A beach town in North Carolina.
Nagybajom A village in Hungary with a huge problem. Means "my big problem" in Hungarian.
Nagykutas A village in Hungary that will cause some Polish people to laugh. Means either "bald dick" or "naked dick" in Polish.
Naháč A village in Slovakia. Means "naked guy" in Slovak.
Nameless Yeah, that's a name, so you're wrong.
Nani Omae wa mou shindeiru.
Nanny Town Who's hiring?
Não-Me-Toque Portuguese for "Don't touch me".
Narnia A town in central Italy, now called Narni. The imaginary place in The Chronicles of Narnia novels created by author C. S. Lewis was named after the town.
Nasty It's actually a nice place.
Nazi The name of 2 Iranian villages that don't produce natural gas, but gas chambers! Wikipedia sincerely apologizes for how horrible that joke was, on several levels. The man who wrote that joke was summarily sacked.
Needles A city in San Bernardino County, California. Don't won't get pricked.
Negros Island An island in the Philippines. Yeah...something tells me the Spanish had skin color in mind when they named the island.
Nemenčinė A city in Lithuania that means "not foolish" in Lithuanian.
Neprošteno A village in Macedonia. Means "unforgiven".
Nesoddtangen A village in Norway. It translates to something like "the cape cape cape".
Nether Wallop That's gotta hurt.
Neutral This Kansas place gives nobody a darn about your world conflicts.
Nevada City, California Sorry! No legal brothels in this Nevada City!
Nevada, Iowa Pronounced "nuh-VEY-duh". There is one in Missouri as well.
Neversink A township and small community in Sullivan County, New York. No, it's not a Titanic reference.
New Erection A hamlet in Virginia, USA.
Newbuildings There are always new buildings.
Newfoundland Real creative.
New Invention The name of two little places in the West Midlands of England. Nothing's been invented there since the early 1700s.
New York, Texas This small community in Henderson County, Texas probably has a relationship with Texas, New York. Also a village in Lincolnshire, England, a few miles from Boston, Lincolnshire.
Niceville It's not bad.
Niepiekła A village in Poland that means "not hell" in Polish.
Nieuwegein A city in the Netherlands that means "new joke". Joke's on you now.
Niga I prefer not to speak, If I speak I am in big trouble.
Nigadoo A town in New Brunswick, Canada. It also Borders the Nigadoo river.
Nipple Peak A mountain peak in Antarctica.
Nippletop A mountain located in Essex County, New York within the largest state-protected area in the "lower-48" United States.
Nimrod Name of a few different places in the US.
Nitro City in West Virginia named for an ingredient in gunpowder.
No A village in Denmark that dislikes the word yes.
No Man's Land A small hamlet in Cornwall, United Kingdom.
No Name A town in Colorado, United States.
No Name Key A small island in Florida that has no name.
No Place I guess the residents were too dumb to realize it's a place in County Durham, United Kingdom.
Nobber A village in County Meath, Ireland.
Nob End A place near Kearsley, Bolton.
Nob Hill A neighborhood in San Francisco.
Noisy-le-Grand A very loud and obnoxious place in France.
Nork A place in Surrey, England, just outside London.
Nooseneck A town in Rhode Island.
Normal A town in Illinois, United States. Home of first public university of Illinois. There is also a small community called Normal in Alabama, part of the city of Huntsville and home to Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University.
North A small town in South the center of the state, partly founded by an "appropriately" (?!?)-named CSA veteran!
North East Island, New Zealand Located southwest of the South Island.
North Piddle A parish in Worcestershire, England.
North Pole, Alaska A city in Alaska, United States.
North Pole, New York A hamlet in Essex County, New York, United States with a theme park called Santa's Workshop.
Norway, New York A township and small community located in Herkimer County, New York.
Nose A town in Japan.
Nosy Be An island off the coast of Madagascar.
Nothing A small abandoned town in Arizona, United States, so its population fits the name.
Nowe Rumunki A village in Poland that means "New Romanian Women" in Polish.
Nowhere An unincorporated community in the middle of Oklahoma, United States.
Nowhere Else In Tasmania, Australia. Contrary to the name, there are in fact other places, including Paradise and Promised Land, both nearby.
Nowthen, Minnesota This suburb of Minneapolis-Saint Paul was a township until 2007, and is named “Nowthen” because the first postmaster had a habit of saying “Now, then” in conversation.
Nunavut A territory in Canada that up until 1999 was part of the Northwest Territories. I guess they decided they were having Nunavut!
Nuuk Where Greenland stores all of their weapons of mass destruction! Supposed to be pronounced like "nuke". The place was originally called Godthåb, which means "Good Hope" in Danish. It is still in use today as an alternate name.
Oatmeal, Texas A place in Texas.
Ob A town in Novosibirsk Oblast, Russia. It means "about" in Russian. also shares its name with the world's seventh-longest river, only nine kilometers away!
Obama A town in Fukui prefecture, Japan that means "little beach" in Japanese. Gained publicity in 2008 as it shares its name with a US president.
Obasute Station A train station that deals in the business of senicide. "Obasute" or "Ubasute" means "abandoning an old woman" in Japanese. There's also a mountain in Japan with similar kanji 冠着山 [jp] (obasuteyama) that basically means something like "throw-grandma-away mountain".
Odd The polar opposite of Normal.
Odd Down A suburb of the English city of Bath, Somerset.
Office Hall A place in Virginia.
Ogre A city in Central Latvia. They are like onions.
Ohey A Francophone hometown that gives a very warm welcome...«Allo, comment t'allez-vous?»
Ohio, Illinois "Clevelanders" temporarily hate their lives after the last 77 MPH fastball.
Ohio, New York A township and small community in Herkimer County, New York, obviously named after the state of Ohio.
Ojai A city in Ventura County, California, pronounced OH-hi. So...hello to you, too.
Okahumpka A Sunshine State town.
Ok Used to be the nearest glacier to Reykjavík, but OK, it disappeared.
Okay It's alright, I guess.
Olaf Just look away, look away.
Old Fig Garden A place in California. "Fig" is a slang term for "vulva".
Onancock A town in Virginia, United States.
On Top of the World A CDP in Florida, with a whopping 71 feet (22 meters) above sea level.
Once Brewed and Twice Brewed Villages in Tyne and Wear, near Newcastle upon Tyne.
Orange A French city whose name has nothing to do with the color orange.
Orál Capital of West Kazakhstan.
Organ Cave This place missed by 125 miles away, east-northeast, being the actual place where a real "cave organ" still plays today!
Oroszlány A town in Hungary. Name means "Russian girl" in Hungarian.
Oshkosh Sometimes invoking the mild expletive "B'gosh!", once a year its airport becomes the world's busiest airfield!
Ossipee A town in New Hampshire.
Oświęcim A fairly innocent sounding little Polish village. It's German name however is a little bit peculiar because it happens to be Auschwitz. Fortunately, no Nazis live here as that other Auschwitz is in a completely different part of Poland.
Ovens The hottest village in all of Ireland.
Owo OwO what's this?
Oy A rural locality in the "deepest part of Siberia", within Russia.
Paese A town in Italy that means "town".
Pagiriai A small town in Lithuania that means "hangover".
Pain Court A small, primarily French-speaking community in southwestern Ontario. Means "short bread" in French.
Paint Lick An unincorporated community in Garrard County, Kentucky. Let's just hope that they don't have lead-based paint.
Painted Post A village in Steuben County, New York.
Pajaro A place in California. Means "bird" in Spanish but in some Spanish speaking countries, it's a colloquial term for "penis". In the Dominican Republic, it's also a slang term for a homosexual.
Pal A very friendly Andorran village.
Palli [fi] Name of a place in Finland that is also sometimes spelled "Pallivaha". "Palli" means "ball" and "vaha" means "wax" in Finnish and Estonian so it basically means "ball wax". At least the Estonians get to join in.
Panacea A Florida community that will solve all of your problems.
Panauti If you're not feeling lucky, spare a thought for this town.
Pandamatenga A village in Botswana.
Papa An island in the Scalloway Islands, Shetland, Scotland.
Pápa Another Hungarian town (this one with a "cute accent"), but still with daddy issues. Also translates as "pope" in Hungarian.
Paps of Anu A pair of breast shaped mountains near Killarney in County Kerry, Ireland
Paradise A census-designated place (CDP) in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. The town of Intercourse is five minutes north, so depending on which route you take, it could be said that you must go through Intercourse to get to Paradise.
Paraguay, Cuba A small settlement named Paraguay in Cuba, also very close to Guantánamo Bay.
Paraíba A state in Brazil. In the Tupi language, it means "bad for navigation".
Pardeeville An Amish town in Wisconsin.
Pau Grande Two towns in Brazil whose names translates to "big stick" or "big wood".
Pauper's Drain A small tributary of the River Trent in England. "Pauper" means "poverty" in Latin.
Pauvres A commune in France that means "poor people". Guess they axed their tourism potential.
Paw-Paw Cities in Illinois, Michigan, Kentucky, Missouri, Oklahoma, and West Virginia.
Payne Gap A place in Kentucky probably filled with masochists.
Peacock "The peacock's dead so thank you Fred, YEAH THANKS A WHOLE LOT!"
Peculiar A town in Missouri, where various theories exist to explain the origin of the town's name. The town motto: "where the odds are with you".
Pedra da Mina A mountain in Brazil. "Pedra" is a slang term for "crack cocaine" in Portuguese.
Pee Dee There's another Pee Dee in Anson County and is also the name of a river and of a Native American tribe (compare with The Bay State's Mashpee, above).
Pee Pee A township in Ohio.
Pee Pee Island An Island in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. Reportedly smells "of nuts".
Peepeekisis A Cree First Nation.
Peinlich A hamlet in Trotternish, Isle of Skye, Scotland. Peinlich is the German word for "embarrassing".
Penacova A town in Portugal. Means "pé na cova" means "foot in hole" in Portuguese.
Penetanguishene A town on Ontario's Lake Huron coastline - with a history that made it a bilingual town, in a primarily English-speaking Canadian province.
Penisarwaun A place in Wales.
Peniscola A midsize coastal town within Spain's Valencian Community.
Penistone It has caused generations of Yorkshiremen to smirk.
Pennycomequick An area of Plymouth, England.
Petting Absolutely no sexual connotations. Seriously!
Pewee Valley A place in Kentucky with about 1,500 residents.
Pfafftown Community near Winston-Salem, North Carolina that is somehow pronounced "Poff-town".
Phuket A city in Thailand.
Phi Phi Islands Islands in Thailand pronounced "pee pee" islands.
Pičín A village in the Czech Republic that's pronounced like "pitch in".
Pickaway A city in West Virginia, a county in Ohio, and a township in Ohio in the same county.
Pickle Gap A mountain pass in Arkansas.
Pie Corner A place in Barbados.
Pie Town New Mexico's attempt, located about 47 miles from another sweet place in the Land of Enchantment, to fire back at Barbados - and "guess what", there is at least one restaurant in town that can serve it up for you!
Pig Well, that's not very "bluegrass-nice". "Oink-Oink".
Piggs Peak A town in Swazi...Eswatini.
Pijnacker A town in the Netherlands. Means "pain acre" in Dutch.
Pikveld A small town in the Netherlands. Means "dick field" in Dutch.
Pill A village in North Somerset, England.
Pilot Butte Pilot Butte is an extinct volcano located in Bend, Oregon, and a large town in Saskatchewan, Canada.
Pipe A place in Wisconsin. Quite hilariously also happens to mean "blowjob" in French.
Pinkstaff Do we even need to say anything?
Piscataway Not exactly the best thing to do to your cat.
Piss Pot An island in Romney, West Virginia.
Pissy A village in Burkina Faso.
Pity Me A village on the outskirts of Durham, Co Durham, GB. You should probably pity it.
Plain A town in Washington likely named after the geographical feature.
Plastic A place in Colorado. Not recyclable, but at least there's free radiation.
Pleasureville A place in Kentucky.
Plumaudan A place in France that means "feathered teeth".
Poggersdorf Poggers
Point No Point This name is rather pointless.
Poland, New York A village in Herkimer County, New York. It's also the name of a township in Chautauqua County, New York. The village in Herkimer Co. is actually named after the most famous Poland, while the one in Chautauqua Co. Is named after the Brit who discovered the existence of Poland syndrome.
Police A town in Poland (pronounced po-lee-tze). Until the Second World War it was called Pölitz, its German name; when during WW II, its motor fuel refining facilities had the stuffings blown out of them nine times by American and British aircrews.
Poley A town in Germany. It is quite poley.
Polo Marco!...but just where did the llama that's with him come from, amyway?
Pomme de Terre Lake A lake located in Hickory County, Missouri. If you don't see what's wrong here, in French, "pomme de terre" literally means "potato". Tell me, when you think of Missouri, do you think of their famous potatoes?
Pompano Beach A city in Florida that may leave a few Italians laughing. "Pompano" looks like the Italian word "Pompino" which means "blowjob".
Pont Neuf A bridge that crosses the Seine River. Means "new bridge" which is funny considering it's actually the oldest bridge that crosses the river so it hasn't aged too well to say the least.
Pontiac Don't get too confused with cars. Cities in Illinois, Missouri, South Carolina, and Michigan.
Ponyo Sorry, no human-looking fish here.
Poo A town in Himachal Pradesh, India.
Poo Poo Point a mountain peak in Issaquah, Washington
Poop Creek [ceb] Not sure if some people used the bathroom here in Oregon.
Poopó Just what you need in South America.
Poopoo A small crummy and crappy island in Hawaii where many islanders took craps everyday. There is also a “Poopoo Creek” in Kootenay, British Columbia, Canada.
Poortugaal A Dutch village that's like Portugal, but poor.
Poowong A small town in Australia.
Popcorn A place in the Hoosier State.
Pope How many churches are there in total?
Popeye Village A place in Malta that eats its spinach!
Pörnbach A municipality in Bavaria, Germany.
Porno [de] A village in Nigeria.
Pornóapáti A village in Hungary. The name roughly translates to "porn abbot".
Poverty An unincorporated community in Kentucky, some 14,760 km from an Australian locale whose name doesn't inspure wealth, either!.
Poverty Bar A former settlement in California. I think the name explains quite well why this place is abandoned.
Poverty Bay A small bay in New Zealand.
Poundsgate A village in Devon, England.
Powersville An unincorporated community in Kentucky.
Pratt's Bottom A village in the London Borough of Bromley, originally Spratts Bottom.
Pray A very religious Italian town. Also in France, Montana, and Wisconsin.
Presidente Prudente City in Brazil, named after president Prudente de Morais. Literally translated, it means "prudent president".
Prettyboy Reservoir A reservoir in Maryland.
Prickwillow A village in England.
Proletarsk As if Kommunizm weren't enough...
Prosperous A town in Ireland.
Protection A place in Kansas.
Puck Somehow this coastal Polish city has no ice hockey team. And right across Puck Bay, Hel can be found, especially if one is reading a Marvel Comics work that mentions its "queen".
Puddletown A village in Dorset, United Kingdom. Also several nearby villages along the River Piddle, such as Piddletrenthide.
Puerto Rico A city in Colombia. As far as it's known, every Puerto Rican living here is actually a Colombian.
Pukë A town in Albania.
Pūkio Stream A stream in New Zealand. Until 2016 it was"Nigger Stream". "Pūkio" doesn't sound much better.
Pulla An Indian village that the Swedes might find amusing. "Pulla" is a term that means "to masturbate" in Swedish.
Pumpback The very lewd people will like this place a lot.
Pumpkin Center Name of a bunch of places in the US. Those pumpkins must be quite proud of themselves.
Pungpinan A small subdistrict in Sweden. Means "tortured scrotum" in Swedish.
Punkeydoodles Corners A hamlet in Ontario known for its name and frequent sign theft.
Purchase A good place to purchase some Pepsi (as it's home to the headquarters of parent company Pepsico).
Pussay A commune in France.
Püssi A town in Estonia. "Püssi" translates to "the gun" in Estonian.
Pussy A village in the Rhone Alps.
Pussy Creek [ceb] A creek in Hurunui District, New Zealand.
Puta A place in Azerbaijan filled with Spanish whores! Means "whore" in Spanish. Can also mean "bitch" in Spanish.
Putsonderwater Means "well without water" in Afrikaans. Now I know why it's abandoned.
Puyallup “Hey, how about I pull you up instead?
Quail Hey little tweet-tweet, I think you are calling the cops.
Queer Mountain A mountain in Antarctica.
Quick "Gotta go FAST!"
Rabbit Hash A small town in Northern Kentucky, near Cincinnati. Four dogs have been successively elected Mayor there...
Radium, Kansas How'd you like to live in a town named after a radioactive element?
Ragged Ass Road A street in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada.
Raisin City A place in California.
Rambo Department A department in Burkina Faso. John Rambo does not live here.
Ramtown A suburb of Howell, New Jersey.
Random Island Well, this island is pretty random.
Rankin Don't you dare make another holiday special, Arthur.
Rape This is the traditional term for a subdivision of the county of Sussex, in England. The county had several "rapes": the rape of Arundel, the rape of Bramber, etc.
Rapture Would you kindly visit us?
Ratten A municipality in Austria that means "rats". There's also a Rattenberg in Austria "rats mountain".
Reading Also found in Illinois, Kansas, Missouri, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Ohio, and Pennsylvania (and, of course, England).
Rectum (nl) A hamlet in the municipality of Wierden, Netherlands.
Red Deer A city in Alberta, Canada with a population of 100,000. It is called that because early settlers mistook the North American elk (more accurately called wapiti) for Scottish red deer.
Red Deer Hill A farming community in Saskatchewan south of Prince Albert and is within the Rural Municipality of Prince Albert No. 461.
Red House The least populous town in New York, United States.
Reddick A town in Florida.
Redditt An unincorporated community in Ontario where circlejerking is doubtless a common pastime.
Red Lion Name of 5 different places in the US, an airport, a creek, a bunch of pubs in England, and in Australia.
Red Shirt No doubt a Star Trek reference.
Reet A town in Belgium within the municipality of Rumst. "Reet" means "arse" in Dutch.
Reek A town in the Netherlands, near Grave. It must smell awful around here.
Rest and Be Thankful Another name for the A83 road in Scotland.
Retie A smaller Reet.
Rheine A German city that is actually located on the Emse river and not the Rhine. Nice try though.
Riešketai [lt] A small village in Lithuania that means "nuts".
Rifle A city in Colorado. Home to a gun-themed restaurant owned by a U.S. representative.
Rimsting A municipality in Germany.
Rimswell A village in Yorkshire, whose inhabitants may have prehensile tongues.
River Piddle A river in England. "Piddle" is a slang term for urine.
Rock A village in Cornwall.
Rock City, New York This tiny hamlet in the Hudson Valley of New York State is only some 3.5 kilometers due east of the late Cole Palen's famous aviation museum.
Rockett A place in Texas that is sure to leave the Houston Rockets considering a relocation into the Dallas-Fort Worth area.
Rocketts Landing A neighborhood in Richmond, Virginia. Unfortunately, rockets can't land here without causing complete destruction.
Rogacz A village in Poland. Means "cuckold" in Polish.
Rolândia A city in Paraná, Brazil, Rola means cock in Brazil, so translating to English it means Cockland or Dickland
Rollin A township in Michigan fully endorsed by Limp Bizkit.
Romance A very romantic place in Arkansas.
Romeo An unincorporated community in Florida with no Juliet to be found. Poor Romeo.
Romney A city located in Hampshire County, West Virginia which is one of the oldest places in the state, incorporated in 1762. Other than the name, it has no association with politician Mitt Romney. Although...the city is located not far from Gore, Virginia.
Roses Sounds like a lovely place.
Rottenegg A small town in Austria.
Rough and Ready A very bumpy and rough town in California, not even too old for Hanna-Barbera.
Ruoholahti A part of Helsinki. Means "grass bay" but "ruoho" is a slang term for "weed" in Finland, so it also means "weed bay". The Swedish name Gräsviken, also means "weed bay".
Round Rock A non-rock city in Texas...
Roy Jones Mountain, Alaska No boxing fights have ever been held here
Rrapë A village in Albania.
Rum An Austrian town.
Rümpel A municipality in Germany populated by little imps that spin straw into gold!
Rush A small coastal town in Ireland. Fully endorsed by Geddy Lee! It is also the name of townships in New York and Pennsylvania.
Russia, New York A township and small community located in Herkimer County, New York.
Rust A town in Michigan. Also in Germany and Austria.
Rustenburg A city in South Africa.
Ruyton-XI-Towns XI pronounced "eleven" (Roman numerals).
Saaranpaskantamasaari A small island in Finland. It means "an island shat by Saara".
Saaremaa An island in Estonia. Saaremaa means "island land". Funnily enough, it's called "Saaremaa Island" in English, basically meaning that it translates to "island land island".
Sac City A city in Iowa.
Sack A village within the Swiss canton of Zurich.
Sacsayhuamán An Inca citadel in Peru just outside of Cusco. It's pronounced like "sexy woman".
Sad A village in Oman. At least it has a friend in Poland.
Safe Harbour Its abandoned status suggests that it's not very safe.
Saint-Louis-du-Ha! Ha! The only town name with two exclamation points. (There is a Baie des Ha! Ha! in Saguenay, Quebec but it is not an incorporated municipality.) It's also some 145 km away from the lake, and aforementioned fleuve drôle that share the "exclamative" part of its name. Like Wawa, Ontario (which natively means "goose"), Saint-Louis-du-Ha! Ha! is a remote point in an otherwise-populous province, located directly on the Trans-Canada Highway but nowhere near anything.
Saint-Pie A city in Quebec that seems to like pie. In French "Pie" is also pronounced like "pee".
Sainte-Verge A commune in France. "Verge" means "penis" in French so it essentially means "Saint Penis".
Saiyan A village in India that has been watching too much Dragonball Z clearly.
Sakashita Going by the name of this Japanese town, if one did NOT use 'their way of using the Latin alphabet, it's a real sack of shit...if one DID use it, it comes out as sah-KAASH-tuh!
Salmon Arm A small city near Kamloops, British Columbia.
Salt A municipality in Spain.
Salt Lick A Kentucky town.
Salta A city in Argentina. Salta means "jump!" in Spanish, so, if someone asks you to jump, would you??
Salto A city in Uruguay. Very similar to the above-mentioned Salta but the "o" in it means the name means I jump instead.
Salsipuedes [es] A small town in Argentina. Means 'leave if you can'.
Sand A village in Hungary.
Sandy Balls An area of parkland in Hampshire, England.
Sandwich A town in Barnstable County, on Cape Cod in Massachusetts. Also twinned with Sandwich, England. What a yummy name — and at least one of the British royals of that name might just agree!
Sankt Blasen A former municipality in Austria. "Blasen" means "blowjob" in German so it basically means "Saint Blowjob".
Santa Claus A city in Spencer County, Indiana, United States founded in 1841, adopting its current name in 1856; that has the only Santa Claus postmark in the U.S. Postal system - it shares its name with a 1941-founded city in Toombs County, Georgia, United States and a ghost town in Arizona.
Santa Maria Named after a famous line in baseball.
Sarilhos Pequenos Village in Portugal, meaning Small Troubles.
Satan's Kingdom The names of two villages (or Microsoft Sam's biggest enemies) in the United States' New England region, one in Massachusetts and the other in Vermont.
Sauce Don't get lost in it.
Say, Niger The only town that thought it had an N-word pass - but as its nation has French as its official language, the nation's name itself is pronounced nee-ZHAIR.
Ščavnica A river in Slovenia. Translates roughly to "thyroid gland".
Science Hill A city in Kentucky.
Scooba Did Casey Kasem took his snacks at one point here?
Scratch Ankle An unincorporated community in Alabama.
Scratch My Arse Rock An atoll off the coast of Palmerston Island in the Cook Islands.
Scratchy Bottom A clifftop valley near Durdle Door, Weymouth in Dorset, England.
Sea of Moisture A lunar mare.
Seaman A "seaman" went to sea sea sea, to see what he could see see see, but all that he could see see see was the bottom of his semen semen semen!
Šeduva A city in Lithuania. Means "slavery" in Lithuanian.
Seix Condom, as well as the area's local cathedral, are only 196 km (122 miles) away!!!
Semens A town in the south of France.
Seven Devils A town on the border of Avery and Watauga counties in North Carolina. When you thought one devil was enough...guess again.
Seven Persons A hamlet in Alberta which has 231 residents. It was named after a nearby battle between the Cree and Blackfeet Nations in which seven warriors were killed.
Sexau A village in Germany.
Sexbierum Three vices in one name.
Sexi If only the ancient Phoenicians were around today to know what the current connotations of this name is now.
Sexmoan Former name of Sasmuan, Pampanga.
Sexsmith While this northwestern Alberta community in Canada was once known as the "Grain Capital of the British Empire".
Sextonville A place in Wisconsin.
Shades of Death Road Located in central Warren County, New Jersey, its name has given rise to many local legends about ghosts and other paranormal activity along the road, many of which have been documented in Weird NJ magazine.
Shafter A city in California where you can always give her the shaft! Well, the horny school boys may like it here at least.
Shag Rocks At least four different places with this name: in Massachusetts, South Georgia, Tasmania [ceb], and Western Australia.
Shagnasty Island Not to be confused with Love Island, which is in South Georgia.
Shagtown A town in West Virginia.
Shakopee A city in Minnesota.
Shallowater Don't let the name fool you, there's no water here whatsoever.
Shamrock No leprechauns live in this Texas town.
Shanghai University of Sport Sometimes abreviated as SUS
Shanghai An unincorporated community in West Virginia, United States.
Shangri-La A city in China, not quite the fictional one mentioned in the book Lost Horizon by James Hilton but does have some basis on this place as it was renamed Shangri-La from Zhongdian in 2001 in order to promote tourism.
Sheepy Magna A village in the parish of Sheepy, Leicestershire, England. Not to be confused with Sheepy Parva.
Shingay cum Wendy A parish in Cambridgeshire, England.
Shit There are at least three villages in Iran with this name: one in Kermanshah Province, one in Mazandaran Province, and one in Zanjan Province.
Shitong I think everyone can agree that "g" is the unlucky letter in this Chinese township.
Shitten Creek A stream in Oregon.
Shitterton A hamlet in Dorset, England.
Shoofly A small community in Granville County, North Carolina, located in Tally Ho township.
Shop A village in Cornwall, England.
Short Pump A census-designated place in Virginia.
Shoulderblade A Bluegrass State town named after the scapula; quite humerus.
Show Low This Arizona locale of nearly 12,000 in population, along the state's Mogollon Rim seems to be legendary among card sharks, as its very name is related to poker...
Shtit A village in Bulgaria.
Shush The county seat of the same-name county in south-westernmost Iran. There is also a six-millennia old Sumerian city located there.
Siberia An unincorporated community in California.
Siem Reap Province A province in Cambodia. When the province was controlled by Siam it was called "Siemmarat" which means "Siam's territory". Now under the control of Cambodia "Siem Reap" means "Siam defeated". I can see these two have been playing nice clearly.
Siemens A place in Michigan. Yes, it's pronounced like "semens".
Sieroty A village in Poland that translates to "orphans". Now why is there no orphanage there?
Silisili A mountain in Samoa. So silly they named it twice!
Silly A town in Belgium, that's barely 27 km from the border with France — pronounced see-yee.
Silly Department This department's employees probably don't take their jobs too seriously. Pronounced "seely". Yes, they're that "seely" - but it's in a small West African nation, with French as its official language (like the Belgian locale mentioned just above).
Sioux Gateway Airport Seems innocuous until you consider the fact that "SUX" is this airport's location identifier. Even worse (and rather tragically), this was where an airliner crashed in 1989 while attempting an emergency landing, killing 112 of the 296 people aboard.
Sisevac A small Serbian village that means "boobs village".
Sissiboo River This river is in Nova Scotia, and its name could possibly be based on the French for "six owls" (six-hiboux).
Six Mile Bottom A village in Cambridgeshire, England.
Skullbone An unincorporated community in Tennessee.
Ski A town in Norway. Apparently a big fan of skiing.
Skorcz A town in Poland that means "cramp".
Slapout A community in Elmore County, Alabama, where hand-to-hand combat skills will get you a long way.
Slaughter Also see Upper Slaughter, Lower Slaughter, and Slaughter, Washington (since renamed Auburn, Washington)
Slaughterville A site of grisly murders and uprisings. So much so that PETA tried to get the town to rename itself to "Veggieville". The town told them to go fuck themselves.
Slaughter Beach It's probably best not to go to the beach at night in this Delaware town, lest the sands be stained red by the morning...
Slave Lake A town in Alberta, Canada. It is near a lake where the native Cree Indians used to trade the native Slavey Indians as slaves.
Sleepy Hollow A village in Westchester County, New York which was basis for the famous short story The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving. The name was changed from North Tarrytown to Sleepy Hollow in 1996 which was the traditional name for the area before incorporation. There is also a place called Sleepy Hollow in Illinois.
Slettestrand [da] Means "slut beach" in Dutch.
Slemmestad A village in Røyken Municipality, Norway. The name means "mean town" in Norwegian.
Slicklizzard A small community in Walker County, Alabama.
Slippery Rock Also known as Slimy Pebble.
Slizké A village in Slovakia that means "slimey".
Slobozia A city in Romania translates as "cum land".
Slut A village in Sweden.
Slutsk A village in Belarus.
Smug A settlement in the administrative district of Gmina Debrzno, within Człuchów County, Pomeranian Voivodeship, in northern Poland.
Smut Eye A place in Alabama.
Snafu Lake A lake in southern Yukon, Canada, named by the U.S. military while they were building the Alaska highway in WW2. The name is a military acronym for "Situation Normal: All Fucked Up"; and yes it is named after a non-Looney Tunes character but got a contract to Warner Brothers.
Snake Mountain The name of mountains located in North Carolina/Tennessee (border) and Vermont. Skeletor and his henchmen do not live at either one of them.
Snow Dome A snow covered dome shaped mountain on the continental divide in the Canadian Rockies which is the hydrological apex of North America. Water flows off it into three oceans: the Atlantic, Pacific, and Arctic.
Snowflake The place for people who feel special. Also one in Manitoba.
S.O.B. Hill I don't know what this hill did, but it must have been awful.
Sober A municipality in Spain.
Soda Springs A town founded by junk food extremists who somehow managed to replace all natural water sources with Coke springs, Pepsi waterfalls, and Mountain View ponds.
Sodom Name of a few different places in the world.
Sofia University Mountains A mountain range in Antarctica.
Solitaire, Namibia A town not famous of gambling. Definitely not like Las Vegas.
Sopchoppy A tiny Florida Panhandle community of just under 500 in population within the Sunshine State's Wakulla County, its Muskogee name for "acorn stem" isn't known to have made their local pastime of "worm grunting" any more popular there "as yet"...
Soul City "And we won't be back until the money's all gone".
Stara Nova Vas A village in Slovenia that is quite an oxymoron. Means "Old New Village".
Stoner A place in Colorado. I think the name speaks for itself.
Sorge A village in Germany. Means either "sorrow" or "worry" in German, and to some, "honoring" the name of Josef Stalin's top spy in Japan!.
Spa A cozy and comfy place with a race track... that isn't in Spa. Oddly enough, the term "spa" is derived from the towns name.
Sparta Please, don’t make fun out of this city in Tennessee. It’s not a trend anymore.
Spermezeu A commune in Romania. Means "Sperm God" in Romanian.
Špičkovina A village in Croatia that can be translated to mean "female genitalia village".
Spital-in-the-Street Be careful where you walk in this English town.
Split A Croatian city prone to breaking off from the mainland. It's right on the post card.
Splunge A place in Mississippi, that's clearly a fan of Monty Python.[16]
Spread Eagle A place in Wisconsin. Watch out for the tight pants - and sharing the name for a particularly tough, six-pin split in bowling!
Spuyten Duyvil Name means "spoutin' devil" in old Dutch.
Squaw's Tit This is a peak in the Canadian Rockies of Alberta. It is a landmark overlooking Canmore, Alberta and is a popular rock scramble. It was named by the native people for its resemblance to a woman's upturned breast.
Srpska Crnja A village in the north of Serbia. "Srpska" means Serbian, and "crnja" is a derogatory term for Black people in the country.
St. Nazianz, Wisconsin These guys need to change their names, pronto...then again, the "fascist-sounding" part of that town's name actually comes from central Turkey!
Stakliškės A village in Lithuania. "Stakliškės" means "handcuffs" in Lithuanian.
Stale A Polish village.
Stalino You can see who these guys are fans of.
Stand Off, Alberta Stand Off is a place on the Blood (Kainai Nation) Reserve. It is called that because whisky traders stood off American police trying to enforce American liquor laws by claiming that they had no authority because they were in Canada.
Starbuck See Walla Walla if you want some Coffee.
Stare Juchy A village in Poland that means "old scoundrels".
Stepaside A suburb of Dublin, Ireland.
Stinking Bay An unincorporated community in Arkansas.
Stolec The name of 3 different Polish villages. "Stolec" means "excrement" in Polish.
Stone-cum-Ebony A civil parish in England.
Stow cum Quy A parish in England.
Strahlungen A municipality in Germany that means "radiation" in German.
Strangolagalli A commune in Italy. Means "strangle cocks" in Italian.
Street, Maryland A rural unincorporated community in Harford County, Maryland. Not a street but a village.
Stupid Lake A lake in Manitoba, Canada, and in Oregon as well near "Looney Creek".
Success A place in Missouri.
Suckanesset An archaic name for Falmouth, Massachusetts.
Sucker Lake A lake in Ontario, Canada.
Sugar Land A city filled with cookies and candy, but too bad Texas doesn’t feel too happy.
Sugartit A town in Kentucky. Another one's in South Carolina.
Suicide Hill, Wyoming A very small hill in Wyoming that only has a 0.001% of death in the area.
Suka Station A railway station in Japan. "Suka" means "bitch" in Russian.
Su Kacha A village in Iran that the Czechs are sure bound to love. "Su Kacha" bears a resemblance to "Šukačka" which means "fuckfest". Now watch as the Czech tourists come flocking over here.
Sus There are 2 impostors among us. Amogus.
Supporting Party Mountain A mountain in Antarctica.
Surprise A city in Maricopa County, Arizona.
Švábovce A village in Slovakia. Means "cockroach town" in Slovak.
Šveicarija A village in Lithuania that is in the wrong country; "Šveicarija" means "Switzerland" in Lithuanian.
Swastika No Nazis live here. A 1908 mining town in northern Ontario, which adamantly insisted "Hitler be damned"; they had the name first. Swastika is also a community in the town of Black Brook, New York, Clinton County, New York.
Sweden, New York A township in Monroe County, New York.
Sweet Lips A place in Tennessee.
Swords Unfortunately Ireland, guns are kind of the thing now.
Swornegacie A village in Poland that means... "dutiful panties".
Szparki A place in Poland. "Szparki" translates to "crevices" in Polish which in Polish is a slang term for "the p-word".


Taintsville A place in Florida.
Takeshita Street A very shitty street in Tokyo, but with a "silent vowel" near its end, "cleaning-up" its pronunciation to "ta-KESH-tah".
Tako A town in Japan. Must get a lot of Mexican tourists
Tally Ho A township in Granville County, North Carolina.
Tank The capital city of Tank District, Pakistan, and located near Dera Ismail Khan.
Tapa A town in Estonia. "Tapa" means "kill" in Estonian.
Tar River A river in North Carolina. It's not as sticky as you think.
Tarm A town in Denmark. Means "intestine", "bowel", or "gut" in Danish.
Tarzana A neighborhood in the San Fernando Valley region of Los Angeles in California, located on the former site where author Edgar Rice Burroughs once lived. It is named after the fictional African jungle character Tarzan, a creation by Burroughs.
Tataouine Can be romanized as "Tatooine". Yes, that Tatooine. This is where they (not the Jawas) filmed it.
Taylors Mistake Named after a shipping accident.
Tatti, Massa Marittima Tatti means poop in Hindi (an Indian language)
Te Puke A town in New Zealand, known for kiwifruit packing and a wood processing plant called Pukepine.
Te Urewera Area in New Zealand, name means "burnt penis" in the Māori language.
Telephone An unincorporated community area in Fannin County, Texas.
Tendernob Area in San Francisco between Nob Hill and Tenderloin.
Termonfeckin Town in County Louth, Ireland. Where Feckin Luna Lovegood was born
Terror Bay This bay in Nunavut should strike fear into the hearts of Arctic explorers. It was named a few years after the ship HMS Terror (1813) disappeared in 1845 without a trace, along with Sir John Franklin, his other ship, and 128 men in their attempt to find the Northwest Passage. In 2016, 171 years later, the Terror was found on the bottom of Terror Bay.
Terrytown Named after a setting Mighty Mouse once flew by. I guess Paul Terry took him seriously with a both Louisiana and Nebraska name.
Teufelsmoor A bog region a bit north of Bremen. "Teufel" means "devil" in German. A very devilish part of Germany no doubt.
Texas, New York A small community in Oswego County, New York. What makes this weirder is that this community is located near the village of Mexico. What makes this even weirder is that there's also a New York, Texas.
The Bitches A tidal race and set of rocks in the UK.
The Colony A city in Texas that has nothing to do with building the United States in its history especially before the American Revolutionary War. Does this despite to be Colony, Texas?
The Office Girls No, the female employees of Dunder-Mifflin are not associated with these two nunataks in Victoria Land, Antarctica.
This Commune in France that I cannot touch.
Thong A hamlet in Kent, England. See also: Upperthong and Netherthong.
Three Cocks A village in Powys, Wales. More commonly known by its Welsh name Aberllynfi.
Three Way A place in Arizona, that doesn't let you wonder why...
Tickle Cock Bridge A pedestrian underpass bridge in Castleford, England.
Ticklenaked Pond Actually a lake in Vermont.
Tiddleywink Probably one of the strangest sounding places out there, it's about 8.6 kilometers (just over five miles) north-northeast of a very historic Box.
Tightsqueeze An unincorporated community in the center of Pittsylvania County, Virginia.
Tightwad A small town in Henry County, Missouri with a population of around 70.
Tillicum Beach A very lewd hamlet in Alberta. Also the name of a few different places along the Pacific coast.
Time Yes, Norwegians take time so seriously they even named a municipality after it.
Tin Can Corner A small crossroads in Grand Traverse County, Michigan, possible future headquarters of Campbell's
Tiny Town A modest town in Kentucky.
Tiny Township It's actually 410 square kilometres (160 sq mi) of Ontario and has 12,000 people. It was named in 1822 after Tiny, a small pet dog of the wife of the Lieutenant Governor of Upper Canada. She also named two other townships after her dogs.
Tit A village in Algeria.
Titirangi A suburb of Auckland, New Zealand.
Titisee A lake in southern Germany. If it has a nude beach, then it's bound to see lots of titties!
Titting A municipality in Bavaria.
Tittmoning A village in Bavaria. Strategically located near Fucking.
Tittybong A locality in Australia.
Titty Hill A hamlet in the civil parish of Milland in the Chichester district of West Sussex, England.
Titty Ho A road in Raunds Northamptonshire, England.
Titz A German town probably named by a bunch of horny schoolboys.
Toad Suck How rude; what did the toads do to you?
Toast A small community in Surry County, North Carolina, located near Mount Airy.
Tobaccoville A town on the border of Forsyth and Stokes counties in North Carolina, right in the heart of tobacco country.
Tobago An island that looks like a tobacco pipe and also spawned the English word "tobacco".
Todendorf Means "dead village" in German.
Todesfelde A municipality in Germany. Means "death's field" in German.
Tokat A Turkish city. "Tokat" means "slap" in Turkish.
Tomato, Arkansas A town on the Mississippi River in Arkansas.
Tombstone A historic Old West town in Cochise County, Arizona most famously known for the Gunfight at the O.K. Corral in 1881. While some designing for Tombstone Pizza has an Old West look which may lead to some people thinking the brand was named after the Arizona town, it was actually based on a tavern called the Tombstone Tap in Wisconsin formerly owned by its founders. The tavern was located across from a cemetery.
Toogood Arm That's great. Too bad you don't have two good arms. A Newfoundland outport, one of many Arms there.
Tootsi A borough in Estonia.
Top-of-the-World A place in Arizona that is 4,528 ft above sea level. Still has a ways to go before beating Khumbu Pasanglhamu.
Tornado A place in West Virginia about fifteen miles downwind of Hurricane.
Torpenhow A village in Cumbria, England, whose name could be interpreted as "HillHillHill".
Touhoumen A Chinese village. There are no cute anime girls here.
Tourrettes A French commune.
Townsville "THE CITY OF TOWNSVILLE......" or maybe it's just another former slapstick gag. The city though has the right to get boiled, attacked, or exploded every once a week; but not here in North Carolina.
Townsville City Suburb of the City of Townsville in Australia.
Tõrva A city in Estonia. Means "tar" in Estonian.
Transylvania County A county located in North Carolina. Neither the historical Prince Vlad Tepes, nor the fictional Dracula based on the prince, have ever resided in the area, but there is a Bat Cave nearby.
Trécon French village whose name means "very stupid" or "big idiot" in French.
Troia A town in Italy that means "whore". And this place has a cathedral.
Trollhättan A city in Västra Götaland County, Sweden where Saab cars were made by trolls. Its name translates to "troll's bonnet".
Trosa A town in Sweden. Can mean either "panties" or "underwear" in Swedish.
Trump The one reason why Trump won the 2016 Election is because in an unincorporated community in the Plain Township area of Stark County, Ohio; the people in Stark County all voted for TRUMP because its named after the small area in Ohio.
Trump Heights An Israeli settlement named for the former United States president.
Trump Islands Islands in Antarctica. There is another Trump Island in Washington State.
Trumpington The 45th American president is bound to like this place.
Truth or Consequences A town in New Mexico that renamed itself simply so it could host the show that bore its name.
Tuba City Named after Tuuvi, a Hopi man who introduced Mormonism to the American Natives.
Tuckahoe A village in New York, where a popular 1970s "spinoff" of Archie Bunker's sitcom was based.
Tumbledown Dick Head A headland that bulges out of the rock-hard coast of Maine, U.S.
Tupenurme A village in Estonia that means "vaginal field" in Estonian.
Turbo A port city in Colombia. I bet boats must go very fast around here!
Turda A city in Romania.
Turkey Scratch An unincorporated community in Arkansas.
Tutaekuri River A river in New Zealand. Tutaekuri means "dog shit" in Maori.
Tuxedo A well-dressed town in New York.
Twatt A small settlement on the Orkney Islands, Scotland.
Twelve O'Clock Knob A community in Roanoke County, Virginia.
Twelve O'Clock Point A community area next to Quinte West, Ontario.
Twentynine Palms My, my...that's a lot of hands - adjacent to one of the toughest American military training centers.
Two Dot Named after a local rancher's livestock‑branding pattern.[17]
Two Egg An unincorporated community in Florida.
U A municipality on the island of Pohnpei in Micronesia.
Uck River in Sussex, England. Signs for the river have been subject to frequent vandalism, resulting in the local council fitting two text-lined, "fat-"T"-shaped" signs to reduce the potential to add letters to the name.
Udovice A village in Serbia. Means "widows" in Serbian.
Ugley A village in England.
Újpest With a butchered pronunciation, this town name sounds like "huge pest".
Ultramort A village in Spain that means "ultra death". If you drop the "T" at the end then it means "ultra love".
Unalaska A town in Alaska whose name makes it sound like it's not happy with its situation.
Uncertain A very indecisive city in Texas.
Upper Dicker A village in the Weald of East Sussex.
Upperthong and Netherthong Two villages in West Yorkshire, England.
Uranus, Missouri A town famous for its fudge factory.
Useless Islands Apparently, tourists still go here.
Useless Loop A very small town in coastal Western Australia that exports sea salt.
Utopia A ghost town in Ohio built on religious prophecies, it was destroyed by a terrible flood. You can see how well that turned out for them.
Uwu A town in East Sepik, Papua New Guinea.
Vader A little city in Washington. James Earl Jones is unfortunately not a resident.
Vagina [ru] (village) A village in Aromashevsky District, Tyumen Oblast, Russia.
Vagina [ru] (river) A river in Kemerovo Oblast, Russia.
Vaiņode A village in Latvia that quite literally defines the "Wild West" of Latvia. "Vaiņode" means "cowboy" in Latvian.
Valentine "Will you, Nebraska, be my Valentine?"
Varakļāni A town in Latvia. Means "cowardly" in Latvian.
Varkaus A town in Finland that means "theft".
Varvarin Town in Serbia. Name translates to Barbarian.
Venta de Baños A small town in Spain that has found their trade revenue. "Venta de Baños" means "baths for sale" in Spanish.
Venus Unincorporated community in Pennsylvania.
Vergina A small town in Greece.
Vorë A small municipality in Albania.
Viking Believe it or not, there are no Vikings here. However there is a place here called "Troll Park".
Village of Four Seasons Village in Missouri.
Viols-le-Fort A place in France. It sounds the same as "viol-le fort" which is basically the translation for "rape him hard".
Virgin A community in Utah.
Virgin Islands, Virginia, etc. Apparently, they haven't been having enough fun after hours.
Vold Station An abandoned railway station in Norway. "Vold" means "violence" in Norwegian.
Voorhees This township in Camden County, New Jersey (which has no "Elm Street") is mostly a safe place to live, but the local police department have spent years attempting to track down a certain serial killer who strikes on Friday the 13th.
Vulcan A town in Alberta, Canada, that was named long before Star Trek came about (and some nine years before its creator was born), but since the Trekkies seemed to flock there regardless, they gave in and went with it. The town features a statue of the Starship Enterprise with Klingon writing and an annual convention.
Vyzakia A village in Cyprus whose official romanisation is similar to the Greek for "titties". The village name, pronounced [locally [vizˑaˈt͡ʃa]], roughly 'Vyzadjá', refers to a kind of pebble commonly found in the area.[18]
W This National Park in both Niger and Benin is surely taking the W.
Wop wops Not technically a place, New Zealanders use this word to describe any remote town.
Waipu A small town in New Zealand. Means red waters in Maori.
Wales Sadly isn't named after whales. Is however known for it's dragons.
Wall A town in South Dakota known for its drugstore.
Walnut, Illinois A nut-allergic person's worst nightmare.
Walla Walla City and county named for the Walla Walla people - this city's name was also mentioned in Howard, Fine and Howard's work Cash and Carry.
Wallops Island A fairly "punchy"-sounding island off Virginia's Atlantic coast...the last syllable of its ancient name of "Kegotank" might just be appropriate, to hold the liquid propellants that might be used at its space launch facility.
Wangerland The town's coat of arms is a topless mermaid.
Wank A small hamlet (small rural settlement too small to be considered a village) which is part of the municipality of Nesselwang in Bavaria, Germany. There is also a mountain called Wank in the nearby Estergebirge Mountain range.
Wankers Corner A village in Oregon, United States.
Wan King Path A street in Sai Kung Town.
Wankum A town in Northrhine-Westphalia, Germany.
War A place in West Virginia where everyone deserves to earn a Series E bond.
Warp Drive A street in Dulles, Virginia, with its own exit from a nearby freeway, notable for being the headquarters of the Orbital ATK aerospace company. Both its management and the Loudoun County board of supervisors are clearly Star Trek fans.
Washdyke A place in New Zealand.
Waspik A Dutch village. Means "washing dick" or "wax dick" in Dutch.
Waterloo Because even Napoleon had to go to the bathroom. It's in Iowa too, and is also the name of a winning song. There is also a township and village named Waterloo in New York, the official birthplace of Memorial Day.
Waterproof A village in Louisiana. Lived up to its name in 2008 when a drought destroyed much of the corn crop.
Wattenscheid Sounds like German slang for: "What a shit!". Its own town until 1975, now a city section of Bochum, Germany.
Wau A city in South Sudan in an eternal state of awe.
Wawa Named using the Chippewa word for goose, "Wawa". The Pennsylvania town, located near Philadelphia, was formerly called Grubb's Bridge. It is also the namesake of Wawa gas station and convenience stores located throughout the Mid-Atlantic region.
Wealthy An unincorporated community in Texas, which was renamed from "Poor".
Webster Lake Normally "Webster Lake" for a body of fresh water in the Bay State wouldn't sound "unusual"...however, the forms of its Native American name can have either six or fourteen syllables, with the "longer one" being the longest place name anywhere in the United States!
Wedding A locality in the borough of Mitte, Berlin, Germany, where one could "tie the knot" if desired; as at least two churches are here, with one of these rebuilt after WW II.
Wee Waa A town in Australia.
Wee Wee Hill A Hill in Highland Township, Franklin County, Indiana named after Cartoon Network UK's toy product maturity incident in 2001.
Weed A town in Siskiyou County, California where more than the elevation is high!
Weener A town in Germany.
Weeping Water Don't waste your tears, Cass County, Nebraska is not going to hurt you!
Weiner, Arkansas This community is the home of "The Natural State's" annual rice festival.
Welcome Small communities in Davidson County, North Carolina and Martin County, Minnesota.
Welcome Home An unincorporated community in Arkansas.
Welkom A city in South Africa.
Westward Ho! The only place in the United Kingdom with an exclamation point in the official name. Funny enough, going any farther westward would land you right into the Bristol Channel.
Wetwang A village in East Yorkshire, England.
Whakahoro A small settlement in New Zealand. Supposed to be pronounced like "fuck a whore".
Whakatane & Whakapapa Nothing special about these New Zealand place names, until you realise the native Māori pronunciation of 'Wh' comes out as 'F' ...
What Cheer A small coal town in Keokuk County, Iowa.
Wheatland A city in California that does not grow wheat.
Whiskey Dick A locale in Oregon.
Whiskeytown A small community in Shasta County, California.
Whitebreast A township in Iowa.
White House, Tennessee The U.S. president formerly lives here.
White House, Jamaica Breaking News: The U.S. president has decided to relocate out of the country.
Who'd Thought It A ghost town in Texas. Who'd thought it?
Why A small town in Arizona, USA, that just makes you, and me, and someone/someplace else wonder why...
Whynot A small community in Randolph County, North Carolina.
Wideopen A village in Northumbria, near Newcastle upon Tyne.
Wichsenstein A village in Germany. "Wichsen" means "wank" or "jerk off" in German.
Wierden A Dutch town in Overijssel that is home to Enter, which can best be entered using the A1 highway, as well as Rectum (nl), which isn't as shitty as it may sound.
Willey A Warwickshire village that in the past has had some issues with sign theft.
Wilsford cum Lake A civil parish in England.
Winnebago A county in Wisconsin, United States. Illinois has a county of the same name.
Witches Woods Who's cooking up some brew in this census-designated place in Woodstock, Connecticut?
Wixhausen A borough within the city of Darmstadt. Means "cum/wank village". And this is within the city that translates to "bowel town/city".
Wonowon A settlement in northern British Columbia, Canada, named for its historical location at Mile 101 of the Alaska Highway, and could someday have a metric name of Wonsixtythree.
Woodcock A boner of a township in Pennsylvania.
Woody This place and Erect are a match made in heaven.
Woody Point A town in Newfoundland.
Wookey Hole Chewbacca approves of this place in Western England.
Woolloomooloo Presumably, the Aboriginals thought this question - how many S's in Mississippi - was getting boring. It does have something to do with Monty Python's Ocker-sounding Bruces sketch.
Worms Famed for its Diet of Worms during Medieval times.
Wouw Another town in eternal awe — this one in the South of the Netherlands
Y A small village in France.
Y City, Arkansas A place in Arkansas.
Yap An island in Micronesia that doesn't ever shut up about its stone money.
Yass, New South Wales YASS BETCH - An Australian town south of Canberra
Yeehaw Junction A small place in south-central Florida and about 40 miles north of Lake Okeechobee, Yeehaw Junction is where three highways join: the Ronald Reagan Turnpike, US-441, and Florida Hwy 60.
Yei Hooray for this city in South Sudan!
Yolo County A county in California.
Yorkeys Knob A suburb of Cairns, Queensland, Australia.
Young America An unincorporated community in Indiana.
Younghusband The name of a settlement and peninsula in South Australia.
Yum Yum An unincorporated community in Tennessee.
Zap A very shocking city in North Dakota.
Zero Place in Montana. The post office there closed, I guess there is literally nothing there!
Zijtaart Means "cake on the side" in Dutch.
Zimna Wódka A village in Poland meaning "cold vodka" in Polish.
Žitorađa A village in Serbia. Means "the crop gives birth" in Serbian.
Zuidbroek A village in the Netherlands. Means "southern pants" in Dutch... for a village in the northern part of the Netherlands.
Zzyzx The location of Zzyzx Road, which was once alphabetically the last street name in the world. Also the name of a film, noteworthy for its box office gross of $30.

Long place names[edit]

Lake Chargoggagoggmanchauggagoggchaubunagungamaugg
This fourteen-syllable Massachusetts lake's name is the longest place name in the United States, and 6th longest in the world — when the last six syllables aren't used by themselves, as is usually seen on maps of its area.
The longest officially recognised place name in the United Kingdom. It is found in Wales on the Isle of Anglesey, and is situated near the A5.
El Pueblo de Nuestra Señora la Reina de los Ángeles de Porciúncula
The original name of Los Angeles. The name means "The Town of Our Lady the Queen of the Angels of Porziuncola".
Catedral Basílica Menor de la Inmaculada Concepción de la Arquidiócesis metropolitana de la comunidad de Victoria de Durango
The complete name of the Cathedral found in Durango, Mexico it means "Minor Basilica Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception of the metropolitan Archdiocese of the Victoria de Durango's Community".
A small hill with a big name in New Zealand.
A farm about 200 kilometres (120 mi) west of Pretoria, South Africa. Means "two-buffalos-shot-dead-with-one-bullet-fountain".
Krungthep Mahanakhon Amonrattanakosin Mahintharayutthaya Mahadilokphop Noppharatratchathani Burirom-udomratchaniwet Mahasathan Amonphiman Awatansathit Sakkathattiya Witsanu Kamprasit
It is Bangkok's full ceremonial name and translates as City of angels, great city of immortals, magnificent city of the nine gems, seat of the king, city of royal palaces, home of gods incarnate, erected by Visvakarman at Indra's behest. The name is even listed in Guinness World Records as the world's longest place name.
Translates to English from Malayalam to "City of Lord Anantha". The name is so hard to say in English, it is usually called "Trivandrum".
Longest placename in The Netherlands. The name plate hardly fits in the village.

Rude words contained inside the name[edit]

Streets and bridges[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Burnham, Emily. "Bangor, Wales agrees with "We Are Bangor" video — it's -GOR, not -GER". Bangor Daily News. Retrieved 27 December 2015.
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Unusual place names
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  4. ^ Evans, Andrew (20 March 2019). "A journey to the Disappointment Islands". BBC. Retrieved 10 May 2019.
  5. ^ Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome page on their Sopwith Dolphin reproduction
  6. ^ Humphries, Alexandra (9 August 2016). "PETA wants vegan name for Huon Valley's Eggs and Bacon Bay". The Mercury. Retrieved 1 June 2020.
  7. ^ "Eromanga (town) (entry 11831)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 25 May 2014.
  8. ^ "Eromanga (locality) (entry 42940)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 25 May 2014.
  9. ^ Griffin, Pete (May 26, 2011). "What's In a Name? Slogans Can Make or Break a City, Experts Say". Fox News. Retrieved March 19, 2014. "Don't Pass Gas, Stop and Enjoy It": Gas, KS "Be honest, the slogan probably made you giggle a little bit. Could it be appealing to a specific, audience of chili lovers?..."Never found humor in flatulence references," Casas said. "My guess is there's a large male population." But not all women agree. "This is hilarious," said Thorsrud-Allen. "It would make me stop to check it out, so I bet others would, too."
  10. ^ "Post Offices with Valentine's Day Names". United States Postal Service. Retrieved 1 June 2020.
  11. ^ Griffith, Janelle (June 17, 2019). "YouTuber buys Michigan town and renames it 'Gay Hell' in protest of Trump policy". NBC News. Retrieved June 18, 2019. YouTuber Elijah Daniel is hoping people go to Hell — a tiny town in Michigan that he recently purchased...he bought the town of Hell, Michigan, and officially renamed it Gay Hell...He said it is an act of protest against the Trump administration recently rejecting requests from U.S. embassies to fly the rainbow flag, a symbol of gay pride, during the month of June in celebration of LGBT Pride Month.
  12. ^ Austin (2004), p.37
  13. ^ Text of the Kipling story that mentioned the "great, grey-green, greasy Limpopo River" many times
  14. ^ WCTV. "Mayo, Florida jokingly changed to "Miracle Whip."". Retrieved 2018-08-25.
  15. ^, Jamie Wachter. "#NoMoreMayo: North Florida town changes name to Miracle Whip". Suwannee Democrat. Retrieved 2018-08-25.
  16. ^ It's The Arts episode's "Twentieth-Century Vole" sketch script
  17. ^ Page, Casey (2014-03-19). "Montana's unusual place names". Billings Gazette. ISSN 2372-868X. Archived from the original on 2016-02-11. Two Dot is named for the two dot brand of rancher H. J. Wilson.
  18. ^ "Ιστορία" [History] (in Greek). Community Council of Vyzakia. Retrieved 1 June 2020.

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