Weird History

20 US Towns That Took Their Name From Famous Places Abroad

List Rules
Vote up the towns worthy of their namesakes.

A huge number of places in the US were named after others towns across the world. Many are from the British Isles, while others are from much more obscure sources. This list showcases some of the most interesting contrasts between the American towns and their namesakes. In each item, the American town appears on the top, while the original is underneath.