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    27 Unusual Town Names in Florida

    By Gary McKechnie

    The other day on my Visit Florida Facebook page I ran a quiz and asked which of these towns were not actually Florida towns:

    Fluffy Landing.
    Roach Branch

    The smart money was on Fluffy Landing. But the right answer was Pancake.

    Yes, Florida has some really strange town names around and you’ll find them when you travel off the beaten path. I’m not sure exactly how folks came up with the names of these places (or why), but I’m sure glad they did. 

    So, for your enjoyment, here are 27 weird and funny town names in Florida:

    1. Bagdad (northeast of Pensacola)
    2. Bohemia (northeast of Pensacola)
    3. Christmas (east of Orlando)
    4. Couch (near Cocoa)
    5. Doctor's Inlet (southwest of Jacksonville)
    6. Dogtown (northwest of Tallahassee)
    7. Elfers (south of New Port Richey)
    8. Eucheeanna (southeast of DeFuniak Springs)
    9. Festus (northeast of Tallahassee)
    10. Fluffy Landing (northeast of Santa Rosa Beach)
    11. Lone Cabbage (west of Cocoa)
    12. Lorida (southeast of Sebring)
    13. Lulu (south of Lake City)
    14. Mayo (east of Perry)
    15. Needmore (south of Spring Hill)
    16. New York (north of Pensacola)
    17. Niceville (northeast of Fort Walton Beach)
    18. Okahumpka (south of Leesburg)
    19. Picnic (southwest of Tampa)
    20. Possum Bluff (northwest of Merritt Island)
    21. Roach Branch (south of Bonifay)
    22. Spuds (southwest of St. Augustine)
    23. Tobacco Patch Landing (southeast of Gainesville)
    24. Wacahoota (southwest of Gainesville)
    25. Two Egg (north of Tallahassee)
    26. Weeki Wachee (west of Brooksville)
    27. Yeehaw Junction (west of Vero Beach)

    Next time you’re on the road, look for a sign… a sign with a funny Florida name. 

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