The FW went through all of the United States to see what the weirdest town names are.

"We combed through list after list of the oddest, strangest and somewhat naughty-sounding town names in every state to create a definitive collection complete with unbelievable facts about each location."

Some of the town names on this list are:

  • Smut Eye, Alabama
  • Ketchuptown, South Carolina
  • Tuba City, Arizona
  • Forks of Salmon, California

That is just to name a few. What is the worst town name in Michigan?

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The FW's Worst Town Name In Michigan

According to The FW, the weirdest town name in Michigan is...

Hell!

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With less than 300 residents, Hell is not a popular place in Michigan.

Other Weird Michigan Town Names

If you did not know Michigan has some very interesting (...weird) names for certain towns.

While Hell is definitely one of them, a few more are a little alarming.

Bad Axe

In 1861, Rudolph Papst and George Willis Pack made a camp and found a badly damaged axe.

Papst used "Bad Axe Camp" on a sign that was placed on the main trail of the camp.

Christmas

The town of Christmas, Michigan received its name when a roadside factory that makes holiday gift items started in 1938.

Climax

I wonder if the kids in town say the name of this town.

The town of Climax got its name in 1834 when Judge Caleb Eldred's family found a prairie after they searched for farmland for months.

His son climbed a tree, looked around, and said,

"This caps the climax of everything we saw."

Vulcan

Like Hell was not already enough, we have Vulcan. If you did not know, Vulcan is named after the ancient Roman god of fire.

What other cities can you think of with weird names in Michigan?

The Definitive List of The Oddest, Strangest and Downright Filthy Town Names In Every State

We combed through list after list of the oddest, strangest and somewhat naughty-sounding town names in every state. From Smut Eye to Ding Dong, you can learn unbelievable facts about each of these towns below.

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