South Dakota September 25, 2019
Here Are 7 Crazy Street Names In South Dakota That Will Leave You Baffled
Peever. Gayville. Athol. You know about South Dakota and all of its weird, funny, and downright crazy town names but did you know that the Mount Rushmore State also has its fair share of bizarre street names? Can you think of any off the top of your head? We can, and they include:
1. Kno Place (Rapid City)
According to the Reader's Digest's list of the
Funniest Street Names in Every State
, Rapid City's Kno Place (which houses the aptly named Kno Place Upholstery) takes the cake for South Dakota! I guess you can say that you will have kno luck on a street called Kno Place?
2. Ladyslipper Circle (Sioux Falls)
If you are a men's or child's slipper, you are out of luck in Sioux Falls, as the largest city in SoDak only has room for the Ladyslipper. Where do such crazy names come from? According to the
, Sioux Falls often gets its street names from the home developers themselves.
3. Goose Pass Road (Pierre)
Did you know that other capital cities like Denver have started
killing geese and serving them to the homeless
as a way to combat both overpopulation and city-wide hunger? That being said, geese will always have a free pass on Pierre's Goose Pass Road.
4. Every traditional name under the sun (Yankton)
No, this isn't the actual name of a Yankton street but rather a nod at the fact that if your name is Karen, Kristi, James, Mary, Robert, or something of the like, you can probably find a street with your exact name.
5. Mom's Street (Sioux Falls)
Dads, brothers, sisters, grandmas, and grandpas need not even try to visit, as this is MOM'S Street!
6. Lonely Boy Place (Deadwood)
While I have never been a Lonely Boy myself, I can only imagine the isolation and sorrow this Deadwood street must feel.
7. The many Brooks (Hot Springs)
Last but certainly not least on our list of seven crazy street names in SoDak is Hot Springs and their many tributes to Brook, including Brook Drive, Cold Brook Avenue, Cold Brook Circle, Cold Brook Street, Hot Brook Canyon Road, and Sunny Brooke Road.
Do you know of any other crazy SoDak street names? Let us know in the comments! For even more Only in South Dakota humor, check out
Most People Don’t Know The Meaning Behind These 13 South Dakota Towns.