135 Ambiguous, amusing Place Names - Beginning with C

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Wednesday, 18 July 2012

1. Camp (Devon, UK) *

2. Camp Dix (Kentucky, US) *

3. Camps Town (Yorkshire, UK) *

4. Cannard's Grave (Somerset, UK) *

5. Canyon Sin Nombre/Canyon Without a Name (San Diego County, California)*

6. Cape Cockburn (NT, Australia, near Croker Island)*

7. Carlingcott (Avon, UK) * we know their bedtime drink!

8. Care Village (Leicestershire, UK) *

9. Carefree (Arizona, US) *

10. Carhart (Cornwall, UK) * engine or fuel tank

11. Carp (Ontario, Canada) *

12. Carsluith (Kirkcudbrightshire) * automobile detective?

13. Cat's Ash (Monmouthshire, Wales) *

14. Cat's Common (a village in Norfolk, UK) *

15. Catbrain (Gloustershire, UK) *

16. Catchall (Cornwall, UK) *

17. Catholes (Cumbria) *

18. Catsgore (Somerset, UK) *

19. Catslip (Oxfordshire, UK) *

20. Cattle End (Northamptonshire, UK)

21. Chatterley (Durham, UK) *

22. Chapel on Leader (Roxburgshire)*

23. Charles Bottom (Devon, UK) *

24. Chilham (Kent, UK) *

25. Chinaman's Knob (hill in Victoria, Australia)

26. Chinn (Northumberland, UK) *

27. Christmas (Florida, US) *

28. Chorlton Cum Hardy ( Lancs, UK) *

29. Christmas (Michigan, US) *

30. Clap Hill (village in Kent, UK) *

31. Clappersgate (Westmorland, UK) *

32. Clay Bottom (Bristol, UK) *

33. Click Em In (Northumberland, UK) *

34. Climax (Colorado, USA)

35. Climax (Decatur County GA.,US) *

36. Climax (Michigan, US)*

37. Climax (Minnesota, US)* just down the road from Fertile, MN ... the famous newspaper headline about a fatal car accident...."Fertile Woman Dies in Climax"

38. Climax (NC, USA) *

39. Climax (Pennsylvania, USA) *

40. Climax (Saskatchewan) *

41. Climax Springs (Missouri, USA) Gosh - you seem to have fun all over the place on the other side of the big pond, climax's everywhere!

42. Climping (Sussex, UK) *

43. Clinch (Northumberland, UK)*

44. Clint's Well (Arizona, US) *

45. Clitsome View (Somerset, UK) *

46. Clones (Co.Monaghan Ireland) *

47. Clouds (Herefordshire, UK) *

48. Crazies Hill (Reading, Wokingham UK) * with a Crazies .Hill Primary

49. Coal Harbour (Northumberland, UK) * miles from the sea

50. Coaltown of Burnturk (Fife, Scotland)

51. Cock Alley (Calow, UK) *

52. Cock Bridge (Hope, Derbyshire, UK) *

53. Cock Green (nr Braintree, UK) * I knew they had brains growing there!!

54. Cockington (TorbaY uk)

55. Cock Lane, Tutts Clump (Berkshire, UK) *

56. Cock Law (Northumberland, UK) *

57. Cock of Arran (Isle of Arran, Scotland, UK) *

58. Cock Wash (Sth Australia, Australia) *

59. Cockaleechie (SA, Australia) * for the business minded - Tena Lady for Men??

60. Cockburn (Australia) *

61. Cocked Hat (Delaware, US) *

62. Cockermouth (West Lake District, Cumbria. UK)

63. Cockermouth (Cornwall, UK)

64. Cockernhoe (nr Luton, UK) *

65. Cocking (Midhurst, West Sussex, UK) *

66. Cockintake (Staffordshire, UK) *

67. Cockland (Ohio, USA) *

68. Cocklebiddy (WA, Australia) *

69. Cocklett (Nth. Yorkshire, UK) *
70. Cockpit Hill (Derbyshire, UK) *

71. Cockplay (Northumberland, UK) *

72. Cockpole Green (near Henley-On-Thames, UK) *

73. Cocks (Perranporth, Cornwall, UK) *

74. Cocks Moor Leisure Centre (Birmingham, UK) *
75. Cocksgag (Ohio, USA) *

76. Cockshot (Northumberland, UK)* Ouch!

77. Cockshut Hill School (Birmingham. UK) *

78. Cockshutt Wood (Sheffield, UK) *

79. Cocktown (Wexford, Ireland) *

80. Cockup (Lake District, Cumbria. UK)


81. Condon, a pretty little town in south west France

82. Coffin Rock (St Buryan, Cornwall, UK) *

83. Coffinswell (Devon, UK) *

84. Cold Ash (Newbury, Berkshire) *

85. Coldass Creek (Nth Carolina, US) *

86. Cold Blow (Pembrokeshire, Wales) *

87. Cold Christmas (Hertfordshire, UK) *

88. Coldhome (Aberdeenshire, Scotland) *

89. Coldsides (Durham, UK) *

90. Coldwind (Cornwall, UK) *

91. Colgate (Saskatchewan, Canada) *

92. Come by Chance (Newfoundland) *

93. Come-to-Good (in the Parish of Feock, Cornwall, UK) *

94. Conception Junction (Missouri, USA) *

95. Conception Bay (Newfoundland) *

96. Condom (Sth. West France) *

97. Constable Burton (Leyburn, North Yorkshire) * ello, ello, ello

98. Cooter (Missouri, USA) *

99. Corny (by the Meuse River, near the Belgian border, France) *

100. Corsehouse (Ayrshire, Scotland) *

101. Cost-Is-Lost (Cornwall, UK) *

102. Coulterfanny (Aberdeenshire, Scotland) *

103. Cow Head (Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada) *

104. Cow Roast (Herefordshire, UK) *

105. Cow-y-Jack (Cornwall, UK) *

106. Cowards (Hertfordshire, UK) *

107. Cowbit (Lincolnshire, UK) * ouch

108. Cowfold (Sussex, UK)*

109. Cowgill (Cumbria, UK)*

110. Cowley Peachy (Hillingdon, London, UK)*

111. Cowpen (Northumberland, UK) *

112. Coxsackie (New York, US) *

113. Crab Orchard (Tennessee, US) *

114. Crackenback (NSW, Australia) *

115. Crackington Haven (Cornwall, UK) *

116. Crackpot (North Yorkshire, UK) *

117. Crappo (Maryland, USA) *

118. Crapstone (Devon, UK) * different to a gallstone

119. Crimp (Cornwall, UK) *

120. Cripplesease (Cornwall, UK) *

121. Crooked Oak (Durham, UK)*

122. Cross O' Th' Hands (Derbyshire, UK) *

123. Crotch Lake (Ontario, Canada) *

124. Crow's Nest (Cornwall, UK) *

125. Crown King (Arizona, US) *

126. Cuckoo's Corner (Hampshire, UK) *

127. Cucumber (West Virginia) *

128. Cum (Co Mayo, Eire) *

129. Cumming (GA. USA) *

130. Cunt (Spain)

131. Cunter (Switzerland)

132. Cury (Cornwall, UK) *

133. Cut & Shoot (Texas, US) *

134. Cutcare (Cornwall, UK) *

135. Crackpot (Swaledale, UK

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