19 DIRTIEST SOUNDING PLACE NAMES IN AMERICA
Number 19. Blue Ball, Pennsylvania
The name originates from the Blue Ball Hotel, built more than two hundred years ago.
Number 18. Intercourse, Pennsylvania
Located in the heart of Amish Country, Intercourse is named because two major roads crossed there.
Because of the town's unusual name, the sign posts for the town are frequently stolen.
Number 17. French lick, IN
Best known as the hometown of Larry Bird, French Lick was originally a French trading post built near a spring and salt lick.
Number 16. Gay head, MA
Gay Head was incorporated by English colonists in 1870.
Gay Head was a descriptive name referring to the brightly colored cliffs in the town. In 1997, by popular vote of 79 to 21, the town changed its name to Aquinnah, which means "land under the hill"
And 1997 was also the year Google.com was registered as a domain. Hmmmm…. good timing there. You don’t want people Googling your town name if it’s called Gay Head.
And who were the 21 people who voted to keep the name Gay Head?
Number 15. Bald Knob, Arkansas
Established in 1881 Bald Knob is a city in White County, Arkansas,
It was named for a large outcropping of layered stone
located just outside the town.
At one time it was the leading strawberry producer in the world.
Number 14. Busti, New York The town is named after Paul Busti, an official of the Holland Land Company,
Number 13. Bumpass, Virginia
Named for the Bumpass family (from the French Bon Pas meaning "good step") who lived in the area when it was named.
Number 12. Erect, North Carolina
Erect was founded in the 18th century by German and English settlers.
Number 11. Molly’s Nipple, Utah
Molly’s Nipple is the name of seven peaks in Utah.
John Kitchen, an early Utah explorer, actually named them after his wife Molly.
Number 10. Tightsqueeze, Virginia
The community of Tightsqueeze got its name due to the construction of two buildings close to a road during the 19th century.
Number 9. Climax Springs, Missouri
Formed in 1882, it has a population of 124.
Number 8. Hooker, Oklahoma
The people here have a sense humor about their town’s name. The town motto is "It's a location, not a vocation".
Number 7.Wankers' Corner, Oregon
Wanker's Corner is an unincorporated area in Clackamas County, Oregon. Wanker’s Corner is also a good place to go if you’ve been living in Blue Ball, Pennsylvania your whole life.
Number 6. Buttzville, New Jersey
In 1839, Michael Robert Buttz named this little village Buttzville. Could’ve called it Michaelville.. Could’ve called it Robertville. But no he went for Buttzville.
Number 5. Dickshooter, Idaho
A small town in south Idaho, It was founded by a man named Dick Shooter.
The area is popular for its year-round recreational activities, which include hiking, camping, bird watching and dick shooting. Okay, maybe not the last one.
Number 4. Gayville, South Dakota
Gayville is the self-proclaimed "Hay Capital of the World". It has a population of 407.
Number 3. Horneytown, North Carolina
Horneytown is an unincorporated community in Forsyth County, North Carolina.
Number 2. Pussy Creek, Ohio
Pussy Creek is located 70 miles east of Columbus.
Number 1. Whiskey Dick, OR
Its a small town in northern Oregon.