10 American Towns You Should Avoid At All Cost

There a wide variety of cool, exciting villages and towns to visit with your family in this country. These places are not on that list. Beware.

 

Bed Credit, MA

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Credit: Library of Congress

Every house in this town was purchased during the go-go real estate boom of 2007. A year later the worldwide economic crisis hit, and every homeowner lost their house and moved to Detroit.

 

Pregnant Bovine, KY

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Credit: Library of Congress

“You got your bovines, and you got your pregnant bovines. We only got the pregnant bovines all up in here.”

 

Crooked Axle, GA

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Credit: Library of Congress

In a city of 2 million, there are no auto mechanics.

 

Cold and Clammy, SD

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Credit: Library of Congress

Today’s forecast: Cold with a big dose of clammy.

 

Angry Bear, VT

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Credit: Library of Congress

Many people visit Angry Bear every year. No one returns.

 

Falling Turtle, OR

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Credit: Library of Congress

People come from all around to watch newborn turtles race for the open ocean and freedom every spring. The little guys always have a safe journey — until they hit the cliffs.

 

Rutted Road, RI

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Credit: Library of Congress

This Rhode Island town has not passed a capital improvements budget in over 200 years.

 

Floodtown, NY

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Credit: Library of Congress

Despite massive floods every spring, the locals never move.

 

Crumbling Bridges, MO

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Credit: Library of Congress

A family of Quakers plunged through a hole in this bridge only last month. The hole is still there.

 

Last Water, CA

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Credit: Library of Congress

This is the last source of water available in California. It has been captured by a cadre of Hollywood celebrities with armed guards — they are using this reservoir to water the lawns of their Bel Air mega-mansions.


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