Seemingly everyone knows the names of popular cities like Phoenix, Tucson, and Flagstaff. There are definitely some smaller places, however, that have names that are a bit unbelievable, according to Phoenix New Times.
Here are five Arizona town names you probably can't pronounce correctly:
Some think this town name should rhyme with Dallas. Others think it sounds like no-GALL-ace. Which do you think is correct?
You may think Xavier is pronounced like the boy name, like Ex-zavier or Za-vier. However, it's actually pronounced San Javier (Ha-vier).
There are so many different pronunciations of this town from locals- taw-haw-naw aw-aw-dham, taw-haw-naw aw-aw-tham, toe-HOE-noe aw-aw-TAHM, and toe-HO-no AH-tomb. Which do you say?
According to the U.S. Forest Service, it's pronounced Mah-zaht-zahl.
This may seem pretty straight forward, but there are actually many different pronunciations. Some say PRESS-cott, while others say PRESS-kit. According to city officials, the official pronunciation is PRESS-kit.