10 Funniest Michigan City Names
As a Kalamazoo native, I've spent lots of time trying to convince people that Kalamazoo is in fact, a real place. Many people don't realize, there are far stranger city names in Michigan.
Here are the 10 Funniest Michigan City Names
#10 White Pigeon - If you grew up in Southwest Michigan, this is where you had the grueling summer job of detasseling corn.
#9 Vulcan - That's right Trekkies! There is a Vulcan, MI in the UP right on the Wisconsin border.
#8 Dowagiac - If you grew up in a neighboring town you called this city "Dog Patch." I still don't know why. But I'm guilty of it.
#7 Colon - According to Wikipedia, "Colon was platted in 1844. It was incorporated as a village in 1904." I think that means it's due for it's check up.
#6 Slapneck - If you're heading to Canada after the US Presidential election, you may pass through this city on your way through the U.P.
#5 Podunk - Would you believe there are three Podunks in Michigan? According to wikipedia Pure Michigan has the following:
- Podunk, Michigan, a community on Podunk Lake in Barry County
- Podunk, Michigan, a crossroads in Gladwin County
- Podunk, Michigan, an alternative name for Rogers City, MI in Presque Isle County, Michigan
#4 Jugville - If you want to see what's shakin' in Jugville, just hop on US131 North of Grand Rapids.
#3 Bad Axe - What can I say? This city is Bad Axe. You'll find this awesome city in our state's thumb.
#2 Hell - This one is self explanatory.
#1 Climax - This city is right between Kalamazoo and Battle Creek. From what I hear some people can't find it.
Bonus Video: How To Pronounce Michigan Cities - Tess Taylor