What are some US city names that contain a hyphen or an apostrophe or any other special character?

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The Domestic Names Committee of the U.S. Board on Geographic Names doesn't like apostrophes. There are now only five place names in the whole of the US that use the possessive apostrophe.
  • Martha’s Vineyard, MA
  • Ike’s Point, NJ
  • John E’s Pond, RI
  • Clark’s Mountain, OR
  • Carlos Elmer’s Joshua View, AZ


Hyphens in US Cities include:
  • Winston-Salem, NC
  • Wilkes-Barre, Pa
  • Fuquay-Varina, NC
  • Sedro-Woolley, WA
  • Coeur d'Alene, ID
  • Dover-Foxcroft, ME
  • O'Fallon, IL
  • Apparently more than one city with the same name can exist within a state such as Albion, NY This may have implications where the county in parentheses may appear in the name. This information needs verification.
  • Abbreviations as the most common spelling and perhaps even the legal name can appear in city names which results in a period being used:
    • Sault Ste. Marie, ON
    • St. Charles, IL

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