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    25 Hard to Pronounce Cities in the USA

    Just when you thought you knew a lot about the United States – maybe you've been visiting or studying there for quite some time – you realize that there are some cities that you are pronouncing incorrectly. This is a common mistake so don't stress yourself too much. However, it will be cool to learn how to say the city names just like a local. VroomVroomVroom has listed 25 hard to pronounce cities in the USA and their correct pronunciation. We hope you will find this very useful during your next trip to the United States.


    #1 Aquebogue, New York

    Aquebogue, New York

    #2 Boise, Idaho

    Boise, Idaho


    #3 Boerne, Texas

    Boerne, Texas


    #4 Camarillo, California

    Camarillo, California


    #5 Des Moines, Iowa

    Des Moines, Iowa


    #6 Helena, Montana

    Helena, Montana


    #7 Kissimmee, Florida

    Kissimmee, Florida


    #8 La Jolla, California

    La Jolla, California


    #9 Louisville, Kentucky

    Louisville, Kentucky


    #10 Patchogue, New York

    Patchogue, New York


    #11 Pflugerville, Texas

    Pflugerville, Texas


    #12 Puyallup, Washington

    Puyallup, Washington


    #13 Raleigh, North Carolina

    Raleigh, North Carolina


    #14 Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan

    Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan


    #15 Schenectady, New York

    Schenectady, New York


    #16 Sequim, Washington

    Sequim, Washington


    #17 Skaneateles, New York

    Skaneateles, New York


    #18 Spokane, Washington

    Spokane, Washington


    #19 Terre Haute, Indiana

    Terre Haute, Indiana


    #20 Tucson, Arizona

    Tucson, Arizona


    #21 Van Nuys, California

    Van Nuys, California


    #22 Versailles, Kentucky

    Versailles, Kentucky


    #23 Waukesha, Wisconsin

    Waukesha, Wisconsin


    #24 Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

    Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania


    #25 Worcester, Massachusetts

    Worcester, Massachusetts

    These are just some of the commonly mispronounced cities in the USA, there are other place names in the country that could get your tongue twisted.  Try Shuqualak, Coxsackie, Poquetanuck, and Wachapreague! So before you roll down the window of your rental car and ask for directions, it is best to learn how to pronounce some of the cities we listed above. 

    Did you enjoy reading this article? You might want to read our list of Hard-To-Pronounce Car Brand Names.

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