U.S. CitiesCity-Data Forum Index
Go Back   City-Data Forum > U.S. Forums > General U.S.
 [Register]
Please register to participate in our discussions with 2 million other members - it's free and quick! Some forums can only be seen by registered members. After you create your account, you'll be able to customize options and access all our 15,000 new posts/day with fewer ads.
View detailed profile (Advanced) or search
site with Google Custom Search

Search Forums  (Advanced)
Reply Start New Thread
 
Old 09-21-2017, 02:31 PM
Status: "Got the rocking modern neon sound" (set 8 days ago)
 
Location: Boston
2,029 posts, read 1,989,082 times
Reputation: 1725

Advertisements

Not city names per se, but in Boston there's...

Stony Brook - There is no brook here. There used to be one maybe, but it was buried a long time ago.

Dorchester Heights - This is an area of South Boston NOT Dorchester. The reason is that South Boston used to be a neighborhood of the town of Dorchester, but when Dorchester was annexed by Boston, it split into smaller neighborhoods including present-day Southie.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message

 
Old 09-26-2017, 12:09 AM
 
Location: Minneapolis, MN
6,060 posts, read 3,381,283 times
Reputation: 7704
Muscle Shoals, AL.. despite the name, is nowhere near the ocean. Even University of Alabama with their Crimson Tide.. not by the ocean.

Also not a city but a neighbourhood of Dallas: Pleasant Grove. You can ask my ex how pleasant it was living down there. More drive bys than rainy days.

Also Shreveport. Not really on a port. You would expect a city with that name to be directly on the gulf.

Beaumont, TX. French for "beautiful mountain". It ain't beautiful and there ain't no mountain.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 09-26-2017, 06:17 PM
 
Location: Superior, Wisconsin
4,762 posts, read 555,078 times
Reputation: 680
My own town of Superior, Wisconsin.....it was ranked #1 according to this video montage of the worst cities in Wisconsin:


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=St_6mDz27XU
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Please register to post and access all features of our very popular forum. It is free and quick. Over $68,000 in prizes has already been given out to active posters on our forum. Additional giveaways are planned.

Detailed information about all U.S. cities, counties, and zip codes on our site: City-data.com.


Reply
Please update this thread with any new information or opinions. This open thread is still read by thousands of people, so we encourage all additional points of view.

Quick Reply
Message:

Over $104,000 in prizes was already given out to active posters on our forum and additional giveaways are planned!

Go Back   City-Data Forum > U.S. Forums > General U.S.
Similar Threads
Follow City-Data.com founder on our Forum or

All times are GMT -6.

2005-2019, Advameg, Inc. · Please obey Forum Rules · Terms of Use and Privacy Policy · Bug Bounty

City-Data.com - Archive 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35 - Top