As we walk, most of the times we are bound to see strange city names that are not only funny but also suggestive about the events that took place in the cities. The following are the 10 Cities with Strange Names;
1. SANTA CLAUS, INDIANA
This city started in 1854, when pioneers in Indiana established this small city called Santa Fe. However, after some times, it was changed to Santa Claus making it the strangest city name in this great state. .
2. INTERCOURSE, PENNSYLVANIA
This town is found in the Pennsylvania State in the Amish county. The name was changed in the year 1814 after the mayor in the city decided that he wanted something unique. From then, this city has been a tourist attraction especially for those people who want to find out what lead to its name.
3. TOAD SUCK, ARKANSAS
The city is associated with the Toad Suck’s name that dates back to those days when steamboat was travelling on Arkansas River. This city has numerous tourists’ attractions thus making it amongst the most visited cities in the state.
4. GLEN CAMPBELL, PENNSYLVANIA
The city was named in the honor of the great Cornelius Campbell, who was Glenwood Coal Company superintendent who operated the mines located in the area. The word Glen is associated with the Scottish word that means a valley and this has attracted many tourists for the last couple of years.
5. EIGHTY EIGHT, KENTUCKY
Eighty Eight is another unincorporated town in the Barren County. The city is known to be amongst those places that has been producing the American leaders in the 20th century.
6. EIGHTY FOUR, PENNSYLVANIA
Eighty Four is another small unincorporated community in the southwest of Pittsburgh. The name was originally called Smithville before it was changed to eighty four. Since then, people have been visiting the town to find out what factors might have led to the changing of the name.
7. DING DONG, TEXAS
Ding Dong is located in central Texas’ Bell County and has for many years hosting tourists coming to see how amazing the city looks. Since then, the city has been voted as the best city in terms of planning and design especially from its unique features.
8. CUT AND SHOOT, TEXAS
This city is famous from amazing tourist attractions especially from the rugged land sceneries that offers an amazing place to view what the State offers to the world. You also have an opportunity to enjoy the world’s best dishes from the hotels that are available in this city.
9. IDIOTVILLE, OREGON
Idiotville is another ghost town and a former logging community in the northwest of Portland. Majority of the former residents who worked at the nearby logging camp known as Ryan’s Camp renamed this city as Idiotville making it amongst the strange names in Oregon.
10. KNOCKEMSTIFF, OHIO
Knockemstiff is another small rural town located in south central Ohio. Numerous legends have been giving different explanations for this name, but the correct history has never been found.
In conclusion, if you are thinking of the place to visit while exploring the history behind these funny names, then the above cities offers the best alternative.