There are a great numbers of cities in the world whose names can instantly catch our attention. Names of some cities seem so appealing to ears that, at times, we start planning our next vacation there without even finding out what those cities have to offer. Besides this, there are thousands of cities in the world whose names are so unappealing to ears that we keep ourselves away even from the idea of visiting them. Their names act like a deterrent, and no one wish to visit them even in dreams, no matter what they offer to their guests. And when it comes to the world’s most powerful country US, you will hear many names that you would love to hear never again. Here is a list that mentions names of The Top 10 Worst Named Cities in United States.
- Intercourse, Pennsylvania
- Spread Eagle, Wisconsin
- Blue Ball, Pennsylvania
- Boring, Oregon
- Boogertown, North Carolina
- Looneyville, Texas
- Virginville, Pennsylvania
- Hell, Michigan
- Fleatown, Ohio
- Dead Horse, Alaska
Top 10 Worst Named US Cities
1. Intercourse, Pennsylvania
As you enter the city, the sign reads “Welcome to Intercourse”. It is undoubtedly the worst named city in America and also tops the list of the top 10 worst named cities in America.
2. Spread Eagle, Wisconsin
A city that is very tough on crime, but it leaves visitors feeling compromised and disheartened. It is 2nd most worst named city in America.
3. Blue Ball, Pennsylvania
Blue Ball town often gets attention as it is very much similar to blue balls, a private part condition in males. There are other suggestive sounding towns in the Pennsylvania.
4. Boring, Oregon
The community was given this name for W. H. Boring, a previous resident of the locality. The name “Boring” is now completely accepted by many local businesses, resulting in many roads which abound in signs that seem quite humorous to outsiders.
5. Boogertown, North Carolina
One memorable thing about Boogertown, is that it is located in Gaston County home of Cito Gaston. Cito Gaston is the man who captained the Toronto Blue Jays to back to back World Series wins.
6. Looneyville, Texas
One should only blame the time, when the city was given the name of John Looney. At the time when it was named so the word looney may not have had the connotation it does now. It is 6th in the list.
7. Virginville, Pennsylvania
Though Vieginville might not be a popular town for the young boys, it may probably the best place most mothers in the city. They would love if their daughters take up residence here, at least till they are not safely married.
8. Hell, Michigan
Hell also known as Hiland Lake is the eighth city of US with the nastiest name. Though “Hell” might mean bright in German in other languages it is simply associated with evil thus highlighting its unsuitability. While Kitsch is the chief object of export, the place also sponsors a running event called “Run Thru Hell”, which includes 10-mile and 4.8-mile races.
9. Fleatown, Ohio
Located in Ohio State, the ninth place with a worst name is an unincorporated neighbourhood in Licking Country. Law is not strict enough to prevent people from involving in illegal activities. The Ohio Drug Rehabilitation centre is situated in this very place.
10. Dead Horse, Alaska
Dead Horse comes at the 10th position in the list of the top 10 worst named cities in America. Though the city is beautiful, its name is the biggest deterrent that stops visitors from visiting it.