From Cape Cod to the Berkshires, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts is filled with cities and towns with quirky names. Many of these names are odd, humorous, and downright difficult to pronounce. Behind each town name, there are stories of indigenous people, early colonial settlers, and even a few interesting animals. Have you ever wondered about the origins of the names of some of the most quirky towns in the state?

Do you live in a town with a quirky name? Or perhaps there is an interesting story behind your city’s origin. We would love to hear more about it. Be sure to check out more quirky facts about the great state of Massachusetts.

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