America's Strangest Town Names - Slideshow

By Joel Fineman, Staff WriterNov. 1, 2011
By Joel Fineman, Staff WriterNov. 1, 2011, at 2:26 p.m.
U.S. News & World Report

America's Strangest Town Names - Slideshow

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Why, Ariz.

Why, Ariz.

This road sign details exactly why you might want to stop and visit.
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Hygiene, Colo.

Hygiene, Colo.

From the pictures, Colorado's Hygiene looks pretty good.
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Why, Ariz.

This road sign details exactly why you might want to stop and visit.
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America's Strangest Town Names

Hygiene, Colo.

From the pictures, Colorado's Hygiene looks pretty good.
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Peculiar, Mo.

There's nothing peculiar about this water tower, except for the town to which it belongs.
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Embarrass, Minn.

Summer visitors will enjoy setting up camp at the Embarrass Heritage Park & Campground, near the banks of the Embarrass River.
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Hooker, Okla.

There's not much loitering on the street corners of quiet Hooker, Okla.
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Last Chance, Idaho

Located in picturesque Island Park, Idaho, Last Chance is just the beginning of an incredible vacation for campers. It's right near Yellowstone National Park, Targhee National Forest and Teton National Forest.
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Truth or Consequences, N.M.

Constructed in 1939, the Truth or Consequences Post Office witnessed the city's name change in 1950. It has since earned a spot on the National Register of Historic Places.
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