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Old 02-14-2007, 07:45 PM
 
Location: Avondale, AZ
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Whenever we drive from CO Springs to Vegas, we go through the village of No Name . Not sure if it's in CO or UT. It's on I-70.
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Old 02-14-2007, 08:29 PM
 
Location: Bryn Mawr Minneapolis
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I have to include this quote from Garrison Keilor in regards to 2 small towns in NW Minnesota. I grew up in Fargo and as young kids, we'd joke about the pun. Sadly enough it was true.

"The town of Fertile, population 853, sits about 19 miles southeast of Crookston on state highway 32; Climax, with 273 listed residents, sits to the west of there on US 75, some thirty miles away. An elderly lady from the former small town expired in the latter, leading to an obituary caption in the paper that read, in bold letters: "Fertile Woman Dies in Climax." Probably the longest-lived journalistic gaffe in the entire state, and one that must have brought at least mortification to its author. You'd hope so anyway."
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Old 02-14-2007, 11:13 PM
 
Location: Atlanta
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Climax, N.C.
Hornytown, N.C.
Star, N.C.
Candor, N.C.
Toast, N.C.

Cumming, GA
Dacula, GA
Social Circle, GA
Rome, GA
Athens, GA
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Old 02-15-2007, 06:56 AM
 
Location: Thumb of Michigan
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Two Guns, Arizona

Hell, Michigan

Twilight, West Virginia
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Old 02-15-2007, 12:39 PM
 
Location: Atlanta
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I think I've been to Hell before, or somewhere very near it...
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Old 02-15-2007, 01:41 PM
 
Location: Burlington, VT
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Aquinnah, Massachusetts, on Martha's Vineyard, is also known by its Colonial name, Gay Head.

Colonie, New York, only because the emphasis is on the last syllable (Co-lo-NEE).

Newport News, Virginia

Walla Walla, Washington

Truth or Consequences, New Mexico

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Old 02-15-2007, 01:52 PM
 
Location: Santa Barbara, CA
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I've lived in Anaconda, MT.

What always struck me somewhat funny was the exit sign along Interstate 90 for Anaconda and a nearby town called "Opportunity" - the sign said "Anaconda Opportunity." Sounds like fun
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Old 02-17-2007, 01:44 PM
 
Location: NEW JERSEY
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There are a few odd town names near me:

Love Ladies, NJ
King of Prussia, PA
Jersey Shore, PA
Cheesequake, NJ
Red Lion, NJ
Intercourse, PA
Georgia, NJ
Berlin, NJ
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Old 02-17-2007, 02:17 PM
 
Location: NE Florida
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Two Egg, FL
Sopchoppy, FL
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Old 02-17-2007, 06:51 PM
 
Location: Oregon Coast
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We've got a few odd ones in Oregon:

Drain
Curtain
Burnt Woods
Otter Rock
Remote
Sixes
Aloha
Sweet Home
Sublimity
Swisshome
Triangle Lake
North Powder
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