Special Report

Towns and Cities With the Longest Names

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30. Grosse Pointe Shores
> State: Michigan
> Population: 2,933

Grosse Pointe Shores is the smallest of five Grosse Pointe communities in Michigan, and one of three on this list. Located primarily in Wayne County with a portion of the border extending into Macomb County, the town was formally established in 1911.

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29. South Blooming Grove
> State: New York
> Population: 3,182

South Blooming Grove is one of 13 towns and villages in Orange County, New York. The village is located about 47 miles north of New York City.

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28. Daytona Beach Shores
> State: Florida
> Population: 4,351

Those trying to use up vacation days may feel inclined to visit this city. Daytona Beach Shores is located in Volusia County, Florida, just south of the much larger Daytona Beach. Local businessmen founded Daytona Beach Shores because they thought a smaller community would benefit residents.

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27. Point Pleasant Beach
> State: New Jersey
> Population: 4,594

Point Pleasant Beach is located within Ocean County, on the east coast of New Jersey. This beach town is full of fun activities, including rides, miniature golf, and even an aquarium. A boardwalk on the beach also offers a variety of snacks from popcorn to waffles.

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26. Boiling Spring Lakes
> State: North Carolina
> Population: 5,703

This small city of Brunswick County, North Carolina, is quite aptly named. Boiling Spring Lakes is named after the city’s active spring. Geologists in the state have calculated that the spring releases 43 million gallons of water per day.