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Funny City Names

How Did These Illinois Towns Get Their Names?

Reboot Illinois | Posted 07.15.2014 | Chicago
Reboot Illinois

Some of the names took fairly circuitous routes to get to Illinois. There are even cities elsewhere in the country that were named for places in Illinois. This is not an exhaustive list. Does the name of your community come from somewhere else or have a cool origin story?

Middelfart, Crotch Crescent: 15 Towns With Ridiculous Names | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

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