What’s The Most Interesting City Name You Know?

When carschoolers get antsy on long trips, pull out your car atlas or map and challenge them to search for cities with weird and wacky names—the United States is full of them!  You could also challenge them to find (in the atlas) the following cities and towns and ponder the meaning of the names:

  • Unalaska, Alaska
  • Why, Arizona
  • Greasy Corner, Arkansas
  • Bummerville, California
  • Last Chance, Colorado
  • Two Egg, Florida
  • Hopeulikit, Georgia
  • Normal, Illinois
  • Gnaw Bone, Indiana
  • Monkey’s Eyebrow, Kentucky
  • Belcher, Louisiana
  • Idiotville, Oregon
  • Defeated, Tennessee
  • Hoop and Holler, Texas
  • Satan’s Kingdom, Vermont
  • Bald Head, Maine
  • Boring, Maryland
  • Hell, Michigan
  • Hot Coffee, Mississippi
  • Tightwad, Missouri
  • Square Butt, Montana
  • Worms, Nebraska
  • Truth or Consequences, New Mexico
  • Tick Bite, North Carolina
  • Hicksville, Ohio
  • George, Washington
  • Big Ugly, West Virginia
  • Imalone, Wisconsin



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