What’s in a name? A Texas town by any other name . . .


. . . would still be a Texas town.

But Texas towns have some of the best names of towns in the U.S. Plus, there are a lot of Texas towns, plus 254 Texas counties.

Freckles Cassie at Political Teen Tidbits has a great list:

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Need to be cheered up?

Happy, Texas 79042
Pep, Texas 79353
Smiley, Texas 78159
Paradise, Texas 76073
Rainbow, Texas 76077
Sweet Home, Texas 77987
Comfort, Texas 78013
Friendship, Texas 76530

Go see the entire list — and maybe add a few of your favorites in the comments. An ambitious geography teacher could make a couple of great exercises out of those lists. “What’s the shortest distance one would have to drive to visit Paris, Italy, Athens and Santa Fe? How many could you visit in the shortest time?”

See updated version, here, with more links.

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4 Responses to What’s in a name? A Texas town by any other name . . .

  1. Ed Darrell says:

    Cassie’s list doesn’t include Bug Tussle, Texas. What category would that fall under?

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  2. bluebonnet says:

    A town so small it doesn’t have a population number on its sign: Welcome, Texas. Very cute, lots of history in that area.

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  3. Great post! Thanks! I love Texas!

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