Wackiest Street Names

Old Feb 25th, 2006, 06:47 PM
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Wackiest Street Names

Just for fun, these are actual street names in various states in US.

10. Tater Peeler Road in Lebanon, Tenn.

9. The intersection of Count and Basie in Richmond, Va.

8. Shades of Death Road in Warren County, N.J.

7. Unexpected Road in Buena, N.J.

6. Bucket of Blood Street in Holbrook, Ariz.

5. The intersection of Clinton and Fidelity in Houston

4. The intersection of Lonesome and Hardup in Albany, Ga.

3. Farfrompoopen Road in Tennessee (the only road up to Constipation Ridge)

2. Divorce Court in Heather Highlands, Pa.

1. Psycho Path in Traverse City, Mich.

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Old Feb 25th, 2006, 07:35 PM
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There is a street somewhere here in the Austin area called Nameless Road. I guess they couldn't think of anything to name it.
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Old Feb 25th, 2006, 11:00 PM
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That's how Nome, Alaska got its name. A cartographer wrote "Name?" for a village on a draft map and when it went to press it came out Nome.
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Old Feb 26th, 2006, 06:05 AM
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We have a Street Road nearby.
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Old Feb 26th, 2006, 06:31 AM
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just outside glenwood springs, co is a tiny town called no name.
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Colorado Springs has a road named Ampersand - that's the name for the "&" sign. We also have several roads named Red Onion (Way, Drive, Court etc.)

Security, Colorado has a "Lois Lane"

Many people wonder about Colorado Spring's "Purgatory Drive" and don't realize that it is in a section that uses Colorado Ski slope names for road names.
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Old Feb 26th, 2006, 07:12 AM
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Holy Mackeral Drive Pine Island Florida
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Old Feb 26th, 2006, 07:15 AM
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I've always wondered how they (I guess city officials/developers) come up with names for streets. I haven't personally come across interesting/strange names; mostly elm (and other tree) streets and more recently names with "shire" attached.

I heard part of an npr program a couple of weeks ago about a Canadian map company that produces assorted fun maps showing towns/provinces with names that are out of the ordinary or follow a theme. Some were named after body parts.
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Old Feb 26th, 2006, 07:30 AM
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Here in Baton Rouge, I always smile when I pass the street sign, "Plum Broque".

Happy Mardi Gras! We're heading down to New Orleans this afternoon. Can't wait! This year..Bacchus followed by Endymion. Wow!
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Old Feb 26th, 2006, 08:05 AM
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Beaver Ruin in Georgia.(this is a major road outside of Atlanta).

Burp Rd. outside of Green Bay, Wisconsin.

Mosquito Control Rd. in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fl.
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Purgatory Road near New Braunsfels, TX. There is a sign under it which says Dead End!
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Damficare, Damfiwill and Damfino Street, known collectively as the "dam-if-i's on Boca Grande, Florida
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Old Feb 26th, 2006, 09:09 AM
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Atlanta, GA....Peachtree Road, Avenue....just about anything...
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Old Feb 26th, 2006, 09:17 AM
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"Oh my God Road" - a very aptly named stretch of barely improved road along the ridge lines between Idaho Springs and Central City, CO.
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Old Feb 26th, 2006, 09:32 AM
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In Warren County NC, Beef Tongue Road.
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Old Feb 26th, 2006, 09:35 AM
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Lake Jackson, Texas, has streets called This Way and That Way, and I believe they intersect in the downtown area.
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There's HelluvaHill Road in Delaware County PA
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I stopped at the intersection of Clark & Kent streets this past week.

These streets are in a very, very old section of the city and I suspect they were named before Superman!
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Old Apr 18th, 2006, 12:24 PM
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Speaking of Clark and Kent, Lois Lane is a cute little area in Bonita Springs, Florida.

My brother married a girl who lived on Chicken Bristle Road in Ohio, which I thought was the ugliest name for a road ever, and I never did figure out how to make a chicken bristle.

 
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Coon Ridge Road in PA
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