The Unusual History Behind These 10 Arkansas Towns Will Intrigue You

The history of Arkansas is as rich and filling as a slice of possum pie. Today we’re looking at the unusual origin stories behind town names. Some of the accounts are based on tales that have become accepted as fact. Since we humans are natural storytellers, we’ve included the zestier name origins, too.

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We sure do have some weird name origins. What’s your favorite town name in Arkansas? Share with us in the comments below!

You can drive to Peel and take a ride on the last ferry boat in the state. Or go to Pine Ridge and visit one of the weirdest museums in Arkansas.