Strangest City Names in North America

The Top Ten Strangest City Names in North America

1 Saint Louis-du-Ha! Ha!, Quebec

I went for a walk here on a Quebec trip with my school in grade 8 and we thought that the city looked amazing. It wasn’t until we found out what the name of the city was. Everybody in the bus started laughing which makes sense why they put the Ha! Ha! In the name.

The only town in the whole world that has two exclamation marks in its name. That's hilarious. - BKAllmighty

Oh yes, I love it. It's also at #1 on my list Funniest Genuine City, Town or Village Names in Canada - Metal_Treasure

This sounds like someone trying to say St. Louis, but for some reason, the find it really funny - SpectralOwl

2 Dildo, Newfoundland

Bet a certain Casey fanboy would love to go there - TwilightKitsune

Who the heck names their town after a dirty word, anyway?

Is it because of some strange etymology? - BorisRule

No explanation needed. - SpectralOwl

3 Boring, Oregon

Gravity Falls was based on this city, ironically being the setting of one of the most interesting shows I have ever seen. - 445956

Featured in Netflix Original "Everything Sucks! "

Gravity Falls was based off this place, the irony - PokeFallsMagica

The name definitely describes what it is. Boring! - JoeBoi

4 Hell, Michigan

I was born in Hell, I grew up in Hell, I became famous in hell, I got married in hell, I raised kids in Hell, and I will die in Hell, Michigan - SpectralOwl

So I guess in that Megadeath song "Go to Hell" they meant here... - TwilightKitsune

Welcome to Hell! (haha, I know several songs with this title that can become theme songs for this place) - Metal_Treasure

Person: Welcome to Hell!
Me: You really hate your hometown, huh? - PokeFallsMagica

5 Accident, Maryland

I bet there are a lot of accidents there ha good one

Welcome to Accident! - Metal_Treasure

Accidental cities? Access denied! - BorisRule

Oh wow! They named a city after me!

6 Poop, Yucatán, Mexico

One time I found poop for a city and it was mexico

Weird. - JoeBoi

nice one

Poop is located in the municipality of Tixcacalcupul, Yucatan at the coordinates 20.329722, -88.400278 in a height of 29 meters.
TIL There is a small village in Mexico called Poop. : funny - Reddit - Synchronocity

7 Ball's Falls, Ontario

I live, literally, minutes away from Ball's Falls. I never thought it's name would end up here. It's a beautiful conservation area that I visit every year in autumn. - BKAllmighty

Don't Even ask me why they call it that - SpectralOwl

8 Los Banos, California

I think someone tried to create a city in southern California while trying to make the name fit in by using spanish. Unfortunately, the results turned out embarrassing. (Los Banos is spanish for The Bathrooms) - SpectralOwl

Hey everybody! Let's hit the bathrooms! - Synchronocity

Nice try by a know-it-all 10 year old. "Los Banos" means "the Baths", and is the name given to the region by Spanish [from SPAIN] land-grant ranchers, due to the natural springs that irrigate the wetlands, making it a good place for livestock.

9 Intercourse, Pennsylvania

The Simpsons made a reference to this.

10 No Name, CO

Came across this city on a trip to Colorado. Couple houses, a McDonalds and a gas station - Phillip873

The town with no name, cool. - BorisRule

Oh, so they couldn’t figure out what the name of the town is going to be, and so they named this town “No name” - JoeBoi

The Newcomers

? Aix, Indiana

The Contenders

11 Ding Dong, Texas
12 Nothing, Arizona

So what city do you come from?
Nothing. - Misfire

I bet it looks like my soul... - EliHbk

Welcome to nothing - MrCoolC

13 England, Arkansas

Shoot. I don't think America won its independence from Britain after all.

England is a city, team 10 is not dumb? - EliHbk

I like. A lot. - Britgirl

Is this what Nick Crompton was talking about? - SpectralOwl

14 Chicken, Alaska

Is there KFC


15 Punkeydoodles Corners, Ontario

I was born in Kitchener, Ontario, in a hospital that is no more than 15 minutes away from Punkeydoodles Corners. I've driven through it dozens of times. Half the time there are missing signs everywhere. Kids are always stealing them. Why am I closely connected to TWO places on this list? Ontario is weird, guys. - BKAllmighty

The town for clowns - SpectralOwl

16 Truth or Consequences, N.M.

Weirdest place to find Dude Love if you got to the place that inspired Courage The Cowardly Dog.

Damn, a serious town! - BorisRule

17 Walla Walla, Washington

Now I really feel like making a parody of Witch Doctor, but it's about odd city names - SpectralOwl

18 Heart's Desire, Newfoundland and Labrador

A town in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada.
Please Drive Safely (through the Heart's Desire...) - Metal_Treasure

19 Embarrass, Minnesota
20 Climax, Kentucky

Head 30 miles south and you'll find Falling point, Tennessee - SpectralOwl

21 Weeki Wachee, Florida
22 Butternuts, New York
23 Swastika, Ontario

Guessing this was WAY before WWII

It’s not really a city but instead a municipality of Kirkland. I live not to far away and I thought the name was cool until I learned about WWII. Honestly, I don’t know why the name hasn’t been changed yet but let’s hope it changes soon.

24 Tegucigalpa, Honduras
25 Secaucus, New Jersey
26 Burnt Corn, Alabama
27 Kitchener, Ontario
28 Katy, Texas
29 Dogtown, Alabama
30 Tuckahoe, New York
31 Coxsackie, New York
32 Kalamazoo, Michigan
33 Gas City, Indiana

Way to many jokes made by people not from there. Though I'm pretty sure even they got the joke.

34 Yazoo City, Mississippi
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