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Old 02-15-2008, 02:22 AM
 
Location: New England & The Maritimes
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There are no "sub-divisions" in my "area".

That's disgusting.
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Old 02-15-2008, 12:48 PM
 
Location: Polish Hill, Pittsburgh, PA
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I once saw a bumper sticker that said something along the lines of "Suburbs: Where they rip the trees out and name the streets after them." I couldn't agree any more with that, as most large-scale McMansion communities in Greater Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, PA consist of clearing vast swaths of pristine woodlands to subdivide the parcels into 1/3-acre lots so that NJ/NYC transplants can build $400,000 McMansions on them. Some of the streets end up being "Acorn Oaks Drive", "Whispering Pines Terrace", "Meadowlands Road", "Glenwood Way", etc. They give the new transplants the false sense that they are moving into an environmentally-responsible community, even though mostly all they care about is that the taxes are cheaper than where they previously lived in the Empire or Garden States.

Here are some local subdivision names within a five-minute drive of my home:

Blueberry Hill Estates (atop an old landfill! HA! Out-of-state suckers!)
Quail Hill (even though quails aren't common there)
Gable Crest (most homes here don't have gables)
Butler Heights (nobody here has a butler)
Wildflower Village (no wildflower gardens in sight)
Saddle Ridge (where's the horses for those saddles? nowhere!)
Glenmaura (just a snooty-sounding name for a seven-figure community)
Laurel Hill Estates (built upon a small mound they call a "hill")
Paradise Park (no park within walking distance)
Insignia Pointe (what's with the "e" at the end of "Point?")
Willow View (no willows in sight)
Horizon Estates (eastern view of Wal-Mart, not the horizon)
Pocono Ridge Estates (not in the Poconos)
Fox Meadows (neither foxes nor meadows in sight)
Sunrise Estates (half the homes face west!)
Highland Hills (if you consider 800 feet above sea level to be "highlands")
River Mist (no "mist" up here)

...dozens more in a few mile radius

I suppose anything with "Estates" at the end is popular in Greater Scranton; those moving here have to feel like they're "worth" something. "Hills", "Heights", and "View" are also popular metro-wide, as the higher property values tend to be in higher elevations.
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Old 02-15-2008, 01:27 PM
 
Location: San Diego
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in SAN DIEGO, lots of subdivisions having the name beach, ranch/rancho, valley, mesa, or other beachy names... fits the area's topography disturbingly well... some include:

Ocean Beach
Mission Beach
Pacific Beach
La Jolla Cove (La Jolla is pronounced La HOYA, meaning The Jewel. it really is)
La Jolla Shores
Cardiff by the Sea
Oceanside
Imperial Beach
Silver Strand

Rancho Penasquitos
Rancho Bernardo
Scripps Ranch
Otay Ranch
Rolling Hills Ranch

Carmel Valley
Sorrento Valley
Mission Valley
El Cajon (Cajon, pronounced, CaHONE, means Canyon in spanish)

Otay Mesa (a Mesa is a flat land surface that falls off forming valleys around it)
Mira Mesa
Kearny Mesa
Serra Mesa
Clairemont Mesa

Ocean View
Linda Vista (Vista means view)
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Old 02-15-2008, 11:25 PM
 
Location: Spokane, Washington
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I live in Sunny Meadows (built over a farm, and this area gets lots of sun, so it kinda makes sense.)

My sub-division has a sub-division, lol. It's The Village, which some city map changed to The Village at Pasco Heights. No village...but its about a mile from where the actual hill starts

Island Estates: 4 miles from nearest river

Three-River crossing: Nearest river is 5 miles away.

Canyon Lakes: Built on a dry hill

About 3 are called Linda Lovisa or something, some lady who owned the land before the homes were built.

Desert Estates III: There is no one I or II and even if there was, that's not original at all!

Lots of Columbia stuff here because of the Columbia River

Lots of mock-Spanish: Rancho Reata, Casa Del Sol
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Old 02-16-2008, 12:22 PM
 
Location: Baton Rouge
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Around here:

Concord Estates
Broadmore
Shenandoah
White Oak Landing
The Lakes at White Oak
Santa Maria
Oak Hills Place
Village St. George
University Club
Bocage
Sherwood Forest
Greystone
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Old 02-16-2008, 12:25 PM
 
Location: Alabama!
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(insert name of tree that does not grow naturally in or around subdivision in question) + (insert name of body of water nowhere near subdivision in question)

Anyone know of a Subdivision Name Generator online?
That would be too cool!! There are several:
random subdivision name generator
subdivision name generator
Yalestar.com Subdivision Name Generator (http://www.yalestar.com/subdivision.php - broken link)
Rum and Monkey: The Name Generator Generator
Some are hilarious! Have fun...

Back in the 1960s/70s, Camelot used to be popular: Little John Way, King Arthur Boulevard, Queen Guinevere Street, Lancelot Lane.
We have a fondness for "Brook," and while there's no planned subdivision, we have Meadowbrook, Brookmeade, Brooklane, Brookside etc. Although around here, the actual body of water is called a "creek." Or rather, "crick!"
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Old 02-16-2008, 03:05 PM
 
Location: Cleveland Suburbs
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Rocky River/Bay Village/Avon Lake, Ohio

Terra Verde
Old Sagebrook
Dogwood Estates
Meadowbrook Estates
Cottage Hill Estates
Oakmont Terrace
Auburn Lakes
Homes at Westwood
Villas of Huntington
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Old 02-16-2008, 06:30 PM
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Location: Telford, TN
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The Marshes - Ponte Vedra, FL
Queen's Harbor - Jacksonville, FL
The Ridges - Jonesborough, TN
Epping Forest - Jacksonville, FL
Eagle Bend Island - Jacksonville, FL
Sugar Hollow - Telford, TN
Saddlewood - Jacksonville, FL
Leesburg Estates - Telford, TN
Michael's Creek - Jonesborough, TN
Eagle Harbor - Orange Park, FL
Osprey Cove - St. Marys, GA
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Old 09-20-2013, 05:17 AM
 
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Old 09-20-2013, 05:19 AM
 
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