20 Ohio Cities and Towns You're Probably Pronouncing Wrong

Ohio has a bunch of towns that are named after cities and countries from around the world but for whatever reason, the original pronunciations seem to have been lost in translation. Which leads us have a town named Russia that's pronounced ROO she. Between that and other towns that may sound a little different than you'd think, we decided to put together a list of these unique sounding towns in Ohio.

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Bellefontiane, behl FOWN ten
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Bellefontiane, behl FOWN ten


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Mantua, MAN a way
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Mantua, MAN a way


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Wooster, WUSS tur
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Wooster, WUSS tur


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Moscow, MAHS koh
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Moscow, MAHS koh


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Chilo, SHY lo 
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Chilo, SHY lo


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Russia, ROO she
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Russia, ROO she


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Vienna, veye EH nuh 
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Vienna, veye EH nuh


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Chauncey, CHANCE ee 
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Chauncey, CHANCE ee


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Rio Grande, REYE oh GRAND 
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Rio Grande, REYE oh GRAND


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Louisville, LOO iss vill
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Louisville, LOO iss vill


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