Category Archives: Wiki Travel

Coinjock, NC.

Coinjock sounds like something you might get hanging out NEAR an islandy town by a place called Waterlily. It turns out it IS an island town by a place called Waterlily. Mercifully, the origins of the town name do not … Continue reading

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Weed, Ca.

If there were ever a town to be named after “weed” the logic would reasonably dictate that it would have to be in California. It turned out to be true as far as that goes. Continue reading

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Peculiar, Mo.

It’s odd. There are parts of this story that Somebodyisfromhere.com could swear that he’s already written. It’s fitting then that parts of this town’s origin might also have to do with this sense of Deja Vu. Maybe that’s just Peculiar.

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Nitro, Wv.

Named by the Government, Nitro was created to win wars.

It all sounds like a terrible movie right? Or at least “American Gladiators” on (more) steroids. Continue reading

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Needmore, Pa, In, Ga, Tx, & Wv.

Well if there was ever an apt Wiki page for a town it would be found for Needmore. Needmore…as in needs more information. Needmore, a town in Pennsylvania, only has three sentences written about it on Wiki. There are three … Continue reading

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Santa Claus, In.

Joe Flacco comes from a little slice of heaven (five minutes from Somebodyisfromhere.com’s house growing up) and – more likely than not – Colin Kaepernick comes from Jim Harbaugh’s imagination. All of that would be worth delving into if Somebodyisfromhere.com … Continue reading

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Sweet Home, Or.

In fact, Sweet Home’s nickname is The Gateway to the Santiam Playground. Santiam Playground may very well sound like a goth strip club, but … well, Somebodyisfromhere.com couldn’t find where that word originated.

It’s probably not a goth strip club, however. Continue reading

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Clever, Mo.

The population of Clever today is only about 2,100, but they have seven places of worship and three cemeteries. Christian County, indeed. Continue reading

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Normal, Il.

At first glance, it seems like a “Normal.” With roads and trains out the wazoo, Normal is accessible to everybody right in the middle of the state. Meanwhile, its roughly 50,000 residents are sustained by ridiculously American industries like a Universities and car manufacturing.

As if serving as a symbol of the whole Midwest, the first Stake ‘n Shake was founded in normal in 1934. Continue reading

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Embarrass Township, Mn.

Somebodyisfromhere.com wonders whether it would be mortifying if he lived in the town of Embarrass. By the looks of it, though, it seems like they might have other things on their minds. Continue reading

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