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Visiting America's Most Bizarrely Named Towns

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Fact: There are 28 Springfields in the U.S. according to the United States Census Bureau

It's not even the most-recurring place name in the country. But for every uninspired destination name, there's one that's so wacky, you might wonder whether some town official from way-back-when named it on a dare.

In some cases, that's not far from the truth. But family names, language gaps and indigenous species have more to do with the far-fetched place names of middle America. Get your trivia fix right here.

America's Strangely Named Towns
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