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Re: Most common/most unusual place names

Postby Enkidu » Mon Mar 26, 2012 5:06 am

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Re: Most common/most unusual place names

Postby Marmaduke » Mon Jun 25, 2012 8:16 am

Regina, Canada......yes it rhymes with. Sorry!
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Re: Most common/most unusual place names

Postby ozarkmac » Tue Feb 02, 2016 1:53 pm

An old thread, I know, but Arkansas has some town names that deserve recognition:
Smackover
Oil Trough
Hogeye
Hog Jaw
Hog Wallow
Greasy Corner
Possum Grape
Monkey Run
Goobertown
Turkey Scratch
Fifty-Six
Seed Tick
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Re: Most common/most unusual place names

Postby Alpinist » Tue Feb 02, 2016 2:18 pm

Several US State Highpoints have unusual names, stemming from a native language and/or proper name.

Ebright Azimuth
Taum Sauk
Cheaha Mountain
Katahdin
Mauna Kea
Denali
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Re: Most common/most unusual place names

Postby jdzaharia » Tue Feb 02, 2016 9:22 pm

There are over 100 "Long Lake"s in Minnesota.
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Re: Most common/most unusual place names

Postby Marmaduke » Wed Feb 03, 2016 5:16 pm

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