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:
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Know of another uniquely-named Mississippi town with an interesting past? Share your stories with us in the comments section!
Though Daniella was born in New York and has lived in a couple of other states, Mississippi has been her home for the past 25 years. After graduating from the University of Southern Mississippi, Daniella began to hone her writing skills through various internships, working for The Royal Obsession and Anatomie clothing. In the years since, she’s had the privilege of having her articles appear in several publications, such as Parents & Kids Magazine and Girl Meets Strong. She’s also had the honor of interviewing actress Sela Ward for The Mississippi Arts and Entertainment Experience.
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