A “Delight”ful City for a Story

Am I the only writing nerd who sits around reading lists of city names only to have my imagination run off? I struggle with naming cities in my stories, but considering some of the ones that exist in real life, maybe I don’t need to worry so much 🙂

Here are a few interesting ones I came across while researching for my WIP.

  • Delight, Arkansas
  • Brilliant, Alabama
  • Paradox, Colorado
  • Needmore, Florida
  • Coffee, Georgia
  • Magic, Idaho
  • Oblong, Illinois
  • Dinwiddle, Indiana
  • Moosehead, Maine
  • Boring, Maryland
  • Whynot, Mississippi
  • Opportunity, Montana
  • Toast, North Carolina
  • Loco, Oklahoma
  • Defeated, Tennessee

And of course, some of my favorite Kentucky towns:

  • Normal
  • Fisty
  • Lovely
  • Ordinary
  • Possom Trot
  • Rabbit Hash
  • Monkey’s Eyebrow
  • Typo
  • And many others 🙂

What are some interesting town names near you?

About monicamynk

I'm a Christian, wife, mother, and high school science teacher, and author of the Cavernous Trilogy and Goddess to Daughter Series.

Posted on October 21, 2014, in Setting and tagged , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. Yes, some interesting ones in Michigan: ‘Antlers’, ‘Podunk’, ‘Hell’, ‘Slapneck’, ‘Raisin Center’, ‘Payment’, ‘Gay’, ‘Climax’, ‘Free Soil’, ‘Kentucky, ‘Wyoming’, ‘Topinabee’ ‘, and every guys’ favorite, ‘Jugville’ Michigan!

    Read More: Very Funny Town Names In Michigan | http://wcrz.com/very-funny-town-names-in-michigan/?trackback=tsmclip

    I know, some of these may elicit some strange reactions, so just presenting the facts.

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