The Essentials

Confusing, Popular Street Names

When it comes to streets in America, original names might be in short supply.

In the U.S. alone, there are over 10,000 main streets.

In Arizona, its most popular street is Apache. In Louisiana and Mississippi, it’s Magnolia. And in Delaware, it’s Holly.

If you’re using a GPS to get around in Atlanta, here’s a caution if you’re looking for Peach Tree. There are more than 70 streets with some variation of that name. This is a good time to ditch the GPS and talk to the locals instead.

On the confusing topic of streets with the same names, nothing beats local knowledge and a conversation.