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Old 05-28-2007, 10:10 PM
Location: Far Western KY
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You just got love KY and some of the names they come up with for towns ...

Not far from here is Possum Trot and just up the road a piece is Monkey's Eyebrow. My Dad was born in Gravel Switch, KY my Mother at Doty Creek, KY and I grew up near Zion, KY

While there are plenty of goofy names, some don't make any since ... take Water Valley, KY near here there is no Valley and it's not near Water, not even a creek so what's up with that? Or Bell City, Ky which has no Bell and there is no city, not even a stop sign and up the road there is Tri City which again no city and Tri what?

anywho ...

There is also ...

Access, KY
Acorn, KY
Asphalt, KY
Awe, KY
Bagdad, KY
Bandana, KY
Barefoot, KY
Baptist, KY
Barrier, KY
Bass, KY
Batchelors rest, KY
Bath, KY
Battle, KY
Bear Wallow, KY
Beagle, KY
Beauty, KY
Beaver Lick, KY
Bee, KY
Bee Lick, KY
Belfry, KY
Berry Store, KY
Big Bone Lick State Park, KY
Big Beaver Lick, KY
Black Bottom, KY
Black Gold, KY
Black Gnat, KY
Black Hawk, KY
Black Jack, KY
Black Snake, KY
Blue Diamond, KY
Blue Level, KY
Blue Moon, KY
Buffalo, KY
Bug, KY
Burning Springs, KY
Busy, KY
Butterfly, KY
California, KY
Cadillac, KY
Chevrolet, KY
Combs, KY
Co Operative, KY
Cranks, KY
Cuba, KY
Cut Shin, KY
Decoy, KY
Deer Lick, KY
Dwarf, KY
Duckers, KY
Dukedom, KY
Dwarf, KY
(88) Eighty-Eight, Ky
Future City, KY
Grannie, KY
Grapevine, KY
Gravelswitch, KY
Gravel Switch, KY
Hazard, KY
Hippo, KY
Jetson, KY
Krypton, KY
Lovely, KY
Marrowbone, KY
Mexico, KY
Monkey's Eyebrow, KY
Moon, KY
Mummie, KY
Mud Lick, KY
Oddville, KY
Oil Springs, KY
Ono, KY
Ordinary, KY
Oscar, KY
Parrot, KY
PeeWee Valley, KY
Penile, KY
Petroleum, KY
Pig, KY
Pippa Passes, KY
Possum Trot, KY
Pyramid, KY
Quality, KY
Quicksand, KY
Rabbit Hash , KY
Raccoon, KY
Ready, KY
Redhouse, KY
Relief, KY
Ringos Mills, KY
Select, KY
Shoulderblade, KY
Slusher, KY
Sligo, KY
Stamping Ground, KY
Texas, KY
Thousandsticks, KY
Top Most, KY
Turkey, KY
Tyewhoppety, KY
Viper, KY
Vortex, KY
Wax, KY
Wingo, KY
Wolf Lick, KY
Yeadiss, KY
Zoe, KY

Do you know of anymore, I know I couldn't have gotten them all ... there must be 100's of them.
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Old 05-29-2007, 10:07 AM
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Default Are you serious

what on earth was the person thinking when he named Tyewhoppety? Or how would you like to livein Bug, KY

Last edited by jehnifer; 05-29-2007 at 10:08 AM.. Reason: misspelled
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Old 05-29-2007, 10:13 AM
Location: Far Western KY
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Oh I was looking at the map last night and I haven't even scratched the surface of goofy names ...
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Old 05-29-2007, 12:24 PM
Location: Mobile, AL
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I just drove through Nonesuch, KY last week. It's off of 33, south of Versailles in Woodford County.
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Old 05-29-2007, 03:10 PM
Location: Vancouver, WA
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When I sent out letters of inquiry to police depts back in 1991.. I got a response from the "postmaster / Tireman" in Eighty-Eight, KY. It was somewhere by the Tennessee line.. maybe near Whitley County? Not quite sure anymore..

LOL... I got a kick out of that one..
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Old 05-29-2007, 03:34 PM
Location: Mc Kee, Kentucky
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Smile Ky Names

You left out my town....Sand Gap. Three blinks of your eye & shazam, you're through it.....Ah, but I love it.

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Old 05-29-2007, 07:31 PM
Location: Michigan
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How about Peckerwood grocrey store in knot hole KY,and How about Dogwalk?
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Old 05-29-2007, 07:52 PM
Location: Lexington Ky
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Happy, which is close to Nancy
Paint Lick
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Old 05-29-2007, 09:12 PM
Location: Far Western KY
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Confederate, KY
Dogtown, KY
Fancy Farm, KY
Pine Knot, KY
Botto, KY
Pathfork, KY
Shopville, KY
Science Hill, KY
Zag, KY
Decoy, KY
Lost Creek, KY
Drip Rock, KY

Theres a few more and that ain't all.
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Old 06-22-2007, 12:46 AM
Location: central Kentucky
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Default highliner

Don't forget Grayhawk, just a hop-skip-and-jump from Sand Gap. Or maybe Tyner is more to your liking?
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