9 Towns In Rhode Island With The Strangest Names You’ll Ever See

If you weren’t born and raised in Rhode Island, some of our town and city names might be real head-scratchers. How does one even begin to read the name Quonochontaug – let alone pronounce it? The Ocean State boasts a good number of incredibly beautiful places with very strange names. Here are nine.

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These Rhode Island towns and communities might have strange names, but they’re all beautiful places to live or visit. Do you live in one of these towns?

We don’t care if our towns have hard-to-pronounce names – we know that Rhode Island is the best place to live. Here are 15 reasons to prove it.