Odd City Names

Knowledge Guild

Let us point an accusatory finger at the oddest city, town and village names from around the world.

Climax Springs, USA.
Although the name sounds appealing, it only refers to a small village of around 80 people in Camden County, Missouri.

Condom, France.
Also known as Condom-en-Armagnac, Condom is located on the Via Podiensis and home to two castles that dates back to the 13th century. Other than the castles and its odd name, the town is known for the production of Armagnac brandy.

Dix Hills, USA.
Located in Suffolk County, New York, Dix Hills is often described as one of the ‘nicest communities’ on Long Island. Most of its allure is derived from the fact that it was home to American jazz musician John Coltrane during the last years of his life.

Owanka, USA.
Even though the city is not tracked by the American Census…

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