These 10 Arkansas Towns Have The Silliest Names But Are So Worth A Visit
Whether from misfortunes, misunderstandings, or just missed punchlines, some of Arkansas’ towns have rather silly names. You may giggle when reading the map but these towns have more to offer than just laughs. Let’s make John Cleese proud and silly walk to these ridiculously-named towns.
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Some silly town honorable mentions go to:
Blue Ball, Snowball, Old Joe, Hicksville, Nimrod, Stinking Bay, Hogeye, Ink, Goobertown, Greasy Corner, and Monkey Run. Share your favorite silly-named town in the comments below!
If you’d like to learn the origin story behind some the towns mentioned today, read about this unusual history.
Arkansas native, Carol Ann Carson, has written for OnlyInYourState for three years now. She resides in Western Arkansas' Mountain Frontier but calls NWA home as well. The graduate of University of Arkansas - Fort Smith, Carol Ann earned her B.A. in English and will soon be pursing her M.A. in Library Science. She loves exploring the trails around the Buffalo National River and has yet to find a waterfall that wasn't her favorite.
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