Most People Don’t Know The Meaning Behind These 7 North Dakota Town Names

How do towns get their names? Who decided that would be what they are called? Why are they named the things they are? Some North Dakota towns have very interesting stories and meanings behind their names that most people don’t know. There are even some that have changed names a few times since being founded. If you’ve ever wondered why some places in the Peace Garden State are called what they are, you’ll want to keep reading to find out a few:

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How many of these did you not know the story behind? Any we missed that have unusual names or meanings that should have been included? Let us know!

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