Have you ever been to Horneytown in Forysyth County? “Whynot” check it out.
Here’s a look at 16 places in North Carolina with unusual names. No offense to anybody who lives in any of these places.
Bat Cave is a Henderson County community in the Asheville area. It’s named after a nearby cave.
Big Butt Trail
Big Butt is a trail on the western side of the state near the Blue Ridge Parkway. It has some outstanding views, according to Exploreasheville.com.
Big Lick is a North Carolina township that shares the same name as the Big Lick Bluegrass Festival.
Black Ankle is a small community in northeast Montgomery County.
Climax is a small community on the border of Guilford and Randolph counties.
Erect is located in the vicinity of the “North Carolina Pottery Highway” in Randolph County.
Horneytown is a small community in Forsyth County, about five miles northwest of High Point.
Institute appears on the Falling Creek U.S. Geological Survey Map and is in Lenoir County.
Kill Devil Hills
Kill Devil Hills is a town of about 6,600 in Dare County. There’s also a Seven Devils, N.C. and a Half Hell, N.C. Other “devilish” places include Hell, Michigan; Hell for Certain, Kentucky and Satan’s Kingdom, Massachusetts.
Lizard Lick is a small Wake County community. Shares the same name as a Wake County-based towing company that was the focus of a reality TV show.
Meat Camp is a small Watauga County community about 15 minutes from Boone.
Poor Town is a small community in Hertford County.
Tick Bite is a small community on the Contentnea Creek near Grifton in Lenoir County.
Toast is a census-designated place in Surry County near Mount Airy. The population was just under 2,000 at the 2000 census.
This Vance County township shares the same name as the fictional city from the popular TV cartoon show “The Powerpuff Girls.”
If you’ve never been to this small Randolph County community, “Whynot” check it out?