Weird Wisconsin Town Names

Weird Wisconsin Town Names

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Campfire Conversation: Wisconsin is known for a lot of things...including some quirky - and sometimes nearly unpronounceable - town names. From Ubet to Ixonia, we are walking through some of the most unusual Wisconsin town names and diving into how each came to be. Some of the weird and quirky Wisconsin town names mentioned in this episode, include: Footville (Rock County), Mishicot (Manitowoc County), Tichigan (Racine County), Weyauwega (Waupaca County), Ubet (Polk County), Bluff Siding (Buffalo County), Wauwatosa (Milwaukee County), Embarrass (Waupaca County), Disco (Jackson County), Pardeeville (Columbia County), Ixonia (Jefferson County), Oconomowoc (Waukesha County), Trempealeau (Trempealeau County), Spread Eagle (Florence County), and more!


To learn about more strange town names in Wisconsin, head to our blog and check out this article: http://bobber.discoverwisconsin.com/25-super-strange-wisconsin-town-names/


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