There are some silly names for towns out there, some sound rude, some just funny. So, in case you're traveling through the USA, you might want to visit some of these, just to take a photo next to a "Welcome to..." sign. Enjoy!
Accident is a small town in Maryland and a person from this town is called an "Accidental," as stated in Paul Dickson's book "Labels for Locals."
Bald Head, Maine
Bald Head is located in Maine, right at the Atlantic ocean and there's a beautiful Bald Head Cliff there, as well.
Boring is an unincorporated community in Oregon, and it was built on a former lava field. Now, that's not boring at all!
Chicken is a town in Alaska that was founded on gold mining. To this day, it remains one of the few gold rush towns in this state.
Ding Dong, Texas
Ding Dong has the status of an unincorporated community. It was named after Zulis Bell and Bert Bell hired Cohn Cohen Hoover, an artist, to make a sign for their store.
This town was originally called McKee, but it was named after J. M. Dull in 1879.
This tiny town (it has only thirty inhabitants) is located 12 miles east of Jefferson City. It isn't named after Dr. Frankenstein, but after Gottfried Franken who donated his land for the church in 1890.
Handsome Eddy, New York
Handsome Eddy is often found on the lists of weird town names and how could it not? It is a hamlet in the state of New York.
If you're going to Nevada, you'd expect a jackpot in Las Vegas, however, there's a town by that name! It's located near the Idaho border, so it's been a popular gambling destination for people from the neighbor state.
Little Canada, Minnesota
It's not just the name of this city that suggests Canadian influence, it's symbol is a red Maple leaf with LC initials and there's a Canadian flag in the council chambers.
Mormon Bar, California
It's a ghost town now, but it's been a settlement during the California gold rush. Mormon Battalion was the first that mined there in 1849.
Mosquitoville is a location of the town Barnet in Vermont.
Everything is okay in Oklahoma judging by the name of this town. It was named after the OK Truck Manufacturing Company.
In case you wanted to jump from a plane, maybe do it in Parachute, Colorado. This town was a home to Willard Libby, who later won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1960.
Pie Town, New Mexico
There was a bakery that made dried-apple pies and people loved it, so that's how this town got its name.
There was a dispute on how to name the town and after one resident said he saw a hog on the road, they all agreed on the name Pig.
Santa Claus, Indiana
The town was known as Santa Fe in 1854 when it was established, however, when they wanted to establish a post office in 1856, they were rejected as Santa Fe already existed, so they decided on the name Santa Claus.
Satan's Kingdom, Massachusetts
There are three places with that name, in Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Vermont. The one in Massachusetts got its name because of the rough terrain and wildlife.
Scratch Ankle, Alabama
Train workers were often seeing locals scratching their ankles because of all the mosquito bites, and that's how the town got the name.
The area of this town was often under water and one of the early settlers, Abner Smalley, stood on a part of dry land waiting on a steamboat. When the captain saw him, he said: "Well Abner, I see you're waterproof!" and that's the origin of this town's bizarre name.