The 11 Most Miserable Places in the U.S. Cities / Towns
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The 11 Most Miserable Places in the U.S.

The United States is a huge piece of land and let’s just say that not all of it's postcard-worthy. Sad, but true: there are some pretty miserable places to live in the U.S. Some of the places on this list are considered to be the ugliest cities in America. Others have intolerable weather, reportedly low libido and the ugliest people in America living in them (according to this Travel + Leisure survey… don’t kill the messenger!) For all of these reasons and more, the cities on this list are considered to be the most miserable places to live.

No place is perfect, or course, and even the “ugliest city” in America can have good things going for it. Someone may live in the foggiest place in America and absolutely love it because it has good nightlife. Someone else may live in one of the most depressing cities in the U.S. and not even notice because they love to stay indoors anyway. This is just to say that even the ugliest states and cities have a silver lining. 
If live in the worst city or ugliest state– we’re sorry! leave a comment and tell us why you think it shouldn’t be on this list.

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    Cape Disappointment, Washington - Foggiest

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    Since Washington is one of the most overcast states in the country, it's no surprise that its residents have named towns all over the state with deeply depressing names. The most depressing name of all though has to go to Cape Disappointment whose very existence implicates a huge letdown.
    British fur trader John Meares supposedly named the dreariest of dreary towns back in 1788 when he thought the area was only a bay. He turned his ship back and missed discovering the Columbia River. What a disappointment.

    Residents of Cape Disappointment live a hazy life with 106 days of fog a year. Brave tourists willing to visit the cape may find its name literally true, especially if they camp on the beach at the Cape Disappointment State Park in a flimsy tent. Believe it or not, this area was actually one of the most populated places in aboriginal North America, that is, before Europeans showed up with their contagious and fatal diseases.

    What'd you expect, a place named like this is never going to have a happy ending.


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