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Discussion in 'Hobby/Travel Forum' started by Salty, Mar 21, 2012.
Nicknames of Cities
Cook county Illinois: Crook county. (not a city but definitely fitting)
Baltimore -- Charm city
Some of ours:
London: "The Smoke", or "The Big Smoke"
Aberdeen: "The Granite City"
Oxford: "The City of Dreaming Spires"
Some towns have nicknames, too. My own town, Paignton, is part of a group of three towns (the other two being Torquay and Brixham) which together are nicknamed "The English Riviera".
Then some of our counties have nicknames, too.
Kent: "The Garden of England"
Suffolk: "Silly Suffolk" - no, not because the people there are stupid; "Silly" is a corruption of the Old English word "Seilig", meaning "holy".
A few for Indianapolis
"The Racing Capital of the World"
"The Circle City"
And the obvious...just "Indy"
Mount Holly is the playful city.
Nashville, TN -- The Music City, Athens of the South
Clarksville, TN -- Queen City of the Cumberland
Gatlinburg, TN -- Gateway to the Smoky Mountains
Memphis, TN -- Home of the Blues [and also Elvis's UFO landing pad :laugh:]
Paris, TN -- Home of the World's Largest Catfish Fry
Columbia, TN -- Mule Capital of the World
1) The Falls City
2) Derby City.
Nicknames for Cities in Georgia
Wyoming Cities -
Casper = Ghost Town, Oil City
Laramie = Gem City
Gillette = Razor Town
Douglas = Jackalope Capital of the World
Cody = Gateway to Yellowstone
Cheyenne = Magic City of the Plains
Lovell = Rose City
Meeteetse = Ferret Capital of the World