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Canadian Place Names

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There are a fair share of weird & unusual Canadian place names
... try these ones on, eh!

NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR
  • Bacon Cove
  • Bareneed
  • Berry's Head
  • Blow Me Down
  • Come By Chance
  • Conception Bay
  • Cow Head
  • Cupids
  • Deadman's Bay/Cove
  • Fogo
  • Foxtrap
  • Goobies
  • Happy Adventure
  • Heart's Content
  • Heart's Delight
  • Heart's Desire
  • Herring Neck
  • Hooping Harbour
  • Jerry's Nose
  • Joe Batt's Arm
  • Lawn
  • Little Heart's Ease
  • Little Paradise
  • Little Seldom
  • Luke's Arm
  • Mosquito
  • Nameless Cove
  • Nippers Harbour
  • Noggin Cove
  • Paradise
  • Red Head Cove
  • River of Ponds
  • Robert's Arm
  • Snooks Arm
  • Spanish Room
  • Sweet Bay
  • Tickle Cove
  • Toogood Arm
  • Witless Bay
NOVA SCOTIA
  • Bucklaw
  • Concession
  • Cow Bay
  • Crows Nest
  • Ecum Secum (EEE-kum-SEE-kum)
  • Egypt
  • Eureka
  • Garden of Eden
  • Lower Economy
  • Malignant Cove
  • Meat Cove
  • Mushaboom
  • Paradise
  • Pleasantville
  • Roachvale
  • St. Margret's Head
  • Shag Harbour
  • Sissiboo Falls
  • Sober Island
  • Two Sheds
  • Wildcat
  • Yankeetown
PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND
  • Crapaud
  • Flat River
  • Point Prim
  • Savage Harbour
NEW BRUNSWICK
  • Beaver Dam
  • Burnt Church
  • Chance Harbour
  • Marigold
  • Mechanic
  • Mount Pleasant
  • Plaster Rock
  • Poodiac
  • Pokemouche
  • Ripples
  • Sunny Corner
  • Wood Point
QUEBEC
  • Asbestos
  • Cadillac
  • Chapeau (hat)
  • Crabtree
  • Drapeau (flag)
  • Mayo
  • Poisson (fish)
  • Rivière-Trois-Pistoles (3 Pistols River)
  • Saint-Loius-du-Ha-Ha!
ONTARIO
  • Azilda
  • Bent River
  • Big Chute
  • Bright
  • Bummers Roost
  • Buzwah
  • Cape Croker
  • Carrying Place
  • Cheapside
  • Eden
  • Ethel
  • Fruitland
  • Hoards
  • New Credit
  • Ochiichagwebabigoining
  • Oil Springs
  • Pain Court
  • Pickle Lake
  • Porcupine
  • Precious Corners
  • Pronto
  • Proton Station
  • Punkeydoodles Corner
  • Scugog
  • Shining Tree
  • Silver Dollar
  • Snowball
  • Snug Harbour
  • Sour Spring
  • Swastika
  • Swords
  • Tiny
  • Uphill
  • Wawa
  • Whitedog
  • Wild Goose
  • Wiseman's Corners
MANITOBA
  • Bacon Ridge
  • Bird
  • Birdtail
  • Camper
  • Cranberry Portage
  • Dropmore
  • Finger
  • Flin Flon
  • Gods Lake
  • Jackhead
  • Moosehorn
  • Seven Sisters Falls
  • Snowflake
  • Starbuck
  • Vivian
  • White Mud Falls
  • Windygates
SASKATCHEWAN
  • Adanac (Canada spelled backwards)
  • Big Beaver
  • Biggar (than other towns?)
  • Cadillac
  • Carrot River
  • Climax (the ending)
  • Cut Knife
  • Drinkwater
  • Elbow
  • Eyebrow
  • Fairy Glen
  • Fertile
  • Grandmother's Bay
  • Green Acres
  • Grizzly Bear's Head
  • Holdfast
  • Key
  • Little Black Bear
  • Moose Jaw
  • Nut Mountain
  • Old Wives
  • Old Arrow
  • Poor Man
  • Porcupine Plain
  • Primate
  • Ruthilda
  • Saltcoats
  • Sanctuary
  • Sceptre
  • Smuts
  • Spy Hill
  • Star Blanket
  • Success
  • Sucker River
  • Thunderchild
  • Tramping Lake
  • Unity
  • Uranium City
  • Yellow Grass
ALBERTA
  • Bearberry
  • Beaver Crossing
  • Big Stone
  • Buffalo Head Prarie
  • Carrot Creek
  • Czar
  • Entrance
  • Flyingshot Lake
  • Goodfish Lake
  • Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump (National historical site)
  • High Level
  • John D
  • Keg River
  • Legal
  • Little Smokey
  • Meander River
  • Medicine Hat
  • Meeting Creek
  • Milk River
  • Mirror
  • Nojack
  • Onefour
  • Paddle Prarie
  • Pelican
  • Purple Springs
  • Rocky Mountain House
  • Rosebud
  • Seven Persons
  • Stand Off
  • Tiger Lily
  • Tomahawk
  • Two Hills
  • Valhalla Centre
  • Veteran
  • Viking
  • Vulcan
  • Wandering River
  • Westward Ho
  • Whiskey Gap
  • Wild Horse
  • Wood Buffalo
BRITISH COLUMBIA
  • Alice Arm
  • Baldy Hughes
  • Beaverdell
  • Big Bar Creek
  • Bella Bella
  • Blind Bay
  • Blind Channel
  • Bliss Landing
  • Blubber Bay
  • Buckinghorse River
  • Burnt Flat
  • Chase
  • Clo-oose
  • Dog Creek
  • False Bay
  • Fireside
  • Flathead
  • Gang Ranch
  • Horsefly
  • Hydraulic
  • Kamloops
  • Mission
  • Moose Heights
  • Osoyoos
  • Penny
  • Pouce Coupe (french for "cut thumb")
  • Salmon Arm
  • Skookumchuck
  • Soda Creek
  • Spuzzum
  • Squamish
  • Stoner
  • Ta ta Creek
  • Woodfibre
  • Yahk
  • Yellowhead
  • Ymir
YUKON TERRITORIES
  • Brooks Brook
  • Champagne
  • Sixtymile
  • Snag
  • Whitehorse
NORTHWEST TERRITORIES & NUNAVUT
  • Enterprise
  • Fort Providence
  • Fort Resolution
  • Snare Lake
  • Yellowknife

And what is Canada's Longest Community Name ...? Try ....
Cape St. George-Petit Jardin-Grand Jardin-De Grau-Marches Point-Loretto
(a small community in Newfoundland)

Canada's Longest Place Name is either L'Annonciation de la Bienheureuse Vierge Marie de Nazareth (which is a geographical area in Quebec and when translated from French to English is: The Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary of Nazareth). - or - Pekwachnamaykoskwaskwaypinwanik (which is a lake in Manitoba and Nunavut).


(NOTE: - this page was 'obtained' from Durty Dan's Canadian Corner , slightly edited, added to, and used with his blanket permission)
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