Arizona is home to the jaw-dropping Grand Canyon, crazy desert wildlife, and very hot summers.
North Carolina is home to some strange town names. And we’re not the only ones who think so. In some regions, street signs include GPS trackers because they are so frequently stolen. Keep reading to discover six towns in NC with the strangest names!
Welcome to Horneytown, USA! Located in Forsyth County, Horneytown was named after the early settlers Horney family.
The name of this town may sound like a last resort…and it pretty much was! During the 18th century, residents gathered to name their district and chose “Whynot” after a local posed the question, “why not name the town Whynot and let’s go home?”.
About 20 miles east of Raleigh is the community known as “Lizard Lick”. The name came from a passerby-er who witnessed several lizards on a rail fence sunning and licking themselves.
Named after a meat packing house used during the Revolutionary War, Meat Camp is now an unincorporated community in Watauga County.
Boogertown was given its name after Moonshiners in Gaston County spread rumors that the Boogeyman roamed the nearby forests.
The town was originally named for its high elevation, but locals and tourists find the name to be amusing for alternative reasons.