VitaminQ - a temple of trivia lists and curious words
Email VitaminQ

RSS feed

Vitamin Q: the book!

~ Wednesday, October 05, 2005
 
HUBCAPS

American cities which are self-styled 'Capitals':

Gilroy, California: the Garlic Capital of the World
Burlington, Iowa: the Backhoe Capital of the World
Holtville, California: the Carrot Capital of the World
Beaver, Oklahoma: Cow-chip Throwing Capital of the World*
Cody, Wyoming: the Rodeo Capital of the World
Hollywood, California: Show Business Capital of the World
Sturgis, Michigan: Curtain Rod Capital of the World
Midlothian, Texas: the Cement Capital of the World
Patterson, California: the Apricot Capital of the World
Bickleton, Washington: Bluebird Capital of the World
Houston, Texas: Oil Capital of the World
Wenatchee, Washington: the Apple Capital of the World
Indianapolis, Indiana: the Amateur Sports Capital of the World
Palmdale, California: Aerospace Capital of the World
Owensboro, Kentucky: the Barbecue Capital of the World**
Hood River, Oregon: Windsurfing Capital of the World
Tyler, Texas: the Rose Capital of the World
Dalton, Georgia: Carpet Capital of the World
Marshall, Texas: Pottery Capital of the World
Keizer, Oregon: Iris Capital of the World
Fallbrook, California: the Avocado Capital of the World
Binghampton, NY: the Carousel Capital of the World***
Lexington, Kentucky: the Horse Capital of the World
Dothan, Alabama: the Peanut Capital of the World
Norman, Oklahoma: Weather Capital of the World
Selma / Fresno, both California: the Raisin Capital of the World
Wauchula, Florida: the Cucumber Capital of the World
Stuttgart, Arkansas: the Rice and Duck Capital of the World****
Pearsonville, California: the Hubcap Capital of the World
Apopka, Florida: the Indoor Foliage Capital of the World
Tulelake, California: the Horseradish Capital of the World
Oakdale, California: the Cowboy Capital of the World
Washington DC: the News Capital of the World
Rogue Valley, Oregon / Kelseyville, California: the Pear Capital of the World
Greenfield, California: the Broccoli Capital of the World
Annapolis, Maryland: the Sailing Capital of the World
Oxnard, California: the Strawberry Capital of the World
Mountain View, Arkansas: the Folk Music Capital of the World
Indio, California: the Date Capital of the World
Bandon, Oregon: Storm Capital of the World
Leola, South Dakota: the Rhubarb Capital of the World
Austin, Texas: Live Music Capital of the World
Douglas, Wyoming: the Jackalope Capital of the World****

* World Championship Cow Chip Throw held there each Spring
** Annual BBQ festival held there
*** The town's parks are home to a collection of carousels
**** Home to rice mills and much duck hunting
***** First 'jackalope' supposedly spotted there in 1829

Powered By Blogger TM