Geography Quiz / Towns With Weird Names

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Can you name the Towns (or areas) With Weird Names?

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North Yorkshire, EnglandName is derived from Old english 'Crow'
East Yorkshire, England6 miles west of Driffield
NewfoundlandDiscovered in 2000 BC
America, IdahoOriginally Proposed to be a US Air Force 'enemy village' target
America, MissouriNamed after Gottfried Franken, a man who donated to the towns church in 1980
North Yorkshire, EnglandRoyal Mail no longer delivers post to this area
Sierra County, New MexicoHad the only franchise of K-Bob's Steakhouse owned by the company.
America, New MexicoHolds a pie festival on the second Saturday of Each September
America, TexasNamed after a 1912 confrontation in the town
Louisiana, AmericaThis town only takes up 1.3 square miles
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Hertfordshire, EnglandThis town comes from the anglo-saxon sentence - 'at the eastern hedged enclosure'
Devon, EnglandAdmiral Horatio Nelson died in this town
Stjordal, NorwayComes from the word hellir, meaning cliff in old Norse
Texas, AmericaName came from a custom in which settlers used a large wooden box to get their mail.
Hampshire, EnglandThis area has had this name since Henry the VII's rule, in 1501
America, MississippiThe movie 'My Dog Skip' is based in this city
Pennsylvania, AmericaThe movie 'Witness' was filmed here
Franklin County, AmericaAt an elevation of 1400 feet above sea level
DenmarkMeans 'central passage' in Danish

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