10 Arizona Towns With the Worst Names
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The story behind the name, as provided by the city's website, is just as horrible as the name itself: "Our city of 115,000 people was just one square mile of farmland back in 1938 when Flora Mae Statler founded it. So why did she call us Surprise? According to Statler's daughter Elizabeth Wusich Stoft, her mother once commented "she would be surprised if the town ever amounted to much." With our success, she would indeed be surprised and proud!
Check out our honorable mentions for the worst names for Arizona towns on the next page: