Bacon, Washington is surrounded by beautiful lakes and ponds. These remind us of the beautiful pools of bacon grease in our frying pan. And, with barely 2,000 people in the surrounding 10 miles, you never have to worry about the grocery store running out of bacon.
The folks that live in Bacon, Texas, worked so hard to keep their bacon to themselves that they hid it inside another town, Wichita Falls. Any town that serious about protecting their bacon is the place for a Baconeer.
Named for a nearby stream, Bacon Run, the town of Bacon, Ohio is celebrated by it’s much more populated neighbor, Coshocton, every year during the Appalachian Bacon Nation Festival. This annual festival spends a day to celebrate bacon in all forms. We do that every day anyway, but good for them.
Bacon, Missouri, claims to be named after an old local politician named “Bacon Jim,” but we know that they just really want to live in Bacon. We can’t blame them, though. Who wouldn’t come up with an excuse to live in the most deliciously-named town in the country?
Similar to Bacon, Ohio, the larger cities that surround Bacon, Indiana host the Indiana Bacon Festival every year. With the festival featuring “bacon, bands, and brew” every year, we’re booking our tickets to Bacon, Indiana now.
As if a town called Bacon wasn’t enough for Idaho, they also have a mountain named Bacon Peak. This makes sense though, as bacon really was the peak of all food discoveries.
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