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This Weird City Test Will Determine If You're Actually From Pennsylvania

Think you know your PA towns? Prove it by sorting out the fake names from the real ones.

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    Yup, it's definitely real. Butztown was formerly home of the Butztown Hotel, now known as the Keystone Pub.

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    So no, Jersey Shore, PA doesn't have a shore. It's also clearly not in Jersey, so this name clearly isn't the most fitting.

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    Fake

    Good news! This name is 100% fake.

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    Also not a real name!

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    Nope. No Spanksburg in PA.

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    There are likely several, very long legends behind the naming of this tiny, tiny town.

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    Definitely not a real name of a PA town.

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    Unsurprisingly fake. Or maybe at this point, surprisingly fake?

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    Very real, and if you're PA you SHOULD know this one. It's the butt of so many jokes regarding our beloved home state.

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    Climax, PA is known for it's mining industry. Not quite sure how the two are related, though.

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    It's become a popular tourist destination because of its name. It even has its own souvenir shop, so it might as well be paradise.

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    Very fake. Moanshire? Really?

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    Maybe it was built on very fertile land?

This Weird City Test Will Determine If You're Actually From Pennsylvania

Have you even been to PA before?

PSH! You're not from Pennsylvania. You probably haven't even set foot in PA! You can't throw a stone in that slightly-askew rectangle without hitting a town with a weird name. Maybe you should try this quiz another try.

Have you even been to PA before?
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You've visited PA before, probably

OK, so either a couple of these bizarre names rang a bell, or you're just a pretty decent blind guesser. Either way, you can definitely do better. Why not give this quiz another go?

You've visited PA before, probably
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You HAVE to be from PA

There's no question, you're from Pennsylvania. Unless you're just a really good guesser, how else would you do so well? Regardless, congratulations!

You HAVE to be from PA
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