Columbus November 20, 2017
Here Are 10 Strange Street Names In Columbus That Will Leave You Baffled
When you’re on a road trip, sometimes you have nothing better to do then read off unusual street names. At home, though, you generally just don’t have time for that. There are definitely some strange and funny street names in Columbus. Check them out.
1. Kossuth Street
Named after Lajos Kossuth, a Hungarian lawyer, Kossuth Street sits in German Village.
2. Smiley Road
Nothing but smiles on Smiley Road, please! There's a good chance you're heading to Tuttle Mall if you're passing Smiley Road, so you might indeed be smiling.
3. Schirtzinger Road
"I live in Schirtzinger Road." "Could you spell that, please?" According to Urban Dictionary, a Schirtzinger is a person who shares the qualities of an angel. Pretty cool street!
4. Love Drive
Just a short little road located in the Upper Arlington area, Love Drive is certainly a neat street name to have in the city.
5. Petzinger Road
Sitting a little south of I-70, this street almost sounds like a place from a Harry Potter book.
6. Walhalla Road
Yes, the "h" is pronounced. Some people put the emphasis on the first syllable and some of the second. It's a cool name and a cool road!
7. Bobcat Avenue
Probably no sightings of bobcats on Bobcat Avenue in Columbus, but a street I'd love to include in my address nonetheless.
8. Onandaga Drive
The Onondaga were a native people from New York State, but Onandaga? Who knows!
9. Emerald Parkway
Nothing but class and royalty on Emerald Parkway, or so it would seem.
10. Cross Country Drive
This street in Westerville has a rather big name for a short half-loop residential road.
Do you know any other crazy street names in Columbus? We’d love to hear them!