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Most People Don’t Know The Meaning Behind These 15 Mississippi Towns

Most of the towns and communities in Mississippi have names that would definitely be considered normal but there are those with names that’ll make you do a double-take and, in some cases, leave you scratching your head. At first glance, these unusual names may seem totally out there and not make any sense at all; however, more often than not, there’s a valid reason behind them. After doing a bit of digging around, we came up with 15 of the strangest-named towns in Mississippi and the interesting stories behind them. Take a look:

Know of another uniquely-named Mississippi town with an interesting past? Share your stories with us in the comments section!

If you enjoyed this, be sure to check out “Here Are 11 Crazy Street Names In Mississippi That Will Leave You Baffled.”

Daniella DiRienzo
Even though she was born in New York, Daniella has lived in the south pretty much her entire life. The self-proclaimed southerner graduated from the University of Southern Mississippi in 2011. Since graduation, she has worked as a freelance writer for several websites and opened a clothing consignment shop in her town of Picayune, MS.