Did You Know These 15 Very Unusual Town Names In Illinois Existed?
No matter where you live, someone is probably going to pronounce the state you live in completely wrong. I've learned to just live with it because it takes too much energy to try and explain the 's' is silent in Illinois.
Living in Illinois, there are some crazy city names I didn't even know existed. Bourbonnais is one of my favorites, do the locals love bourbon? Well, I have more questionable cities in Illinois you've probably never heard of. First, here's my 5 favorite:
All I can think of is all the grass is mud. Accurate or nah?
HUMM WYE, IL
I have a feeling a lot of people say, "hmmmm why?" a lot here.
Now, hear me out. I know a lot of people who would move to this town for one reason... and one reason only. I'll let you figure it out!
Eff you and your mom and your sister and your job... oh we're not referring to that song? Whoops, my bad. This would be a fun place to live from the sounds of it!
ST. ELMO, IL
In order to live in this city, you have to be a die hard Elmo fan. Sesame Street tunes has to be playing in your home all day long. Just kidding! According to the 2010 census, there were only 1,426 people kickin' it in this tunes town!
Now... here are 10 more cities in Illinois that'll either make you laugh or be way more curious on how the town got its name!