Ohio is full of towns that are not easy to pronounce.  Here are 9 that almost everybody gets wrong.

As a person who once lived in Cincinnati, Ohio, and still wants to spell that city with two Ts, I'm the last person to judge.  In fact, I currently live in Michigan, a state chocked full of crazy long names with Native American origins that are super hard to pronounce unless you grew up here.  Let's take a look at the toughest towns to pronounce in the Buckeye State.

9 Ohio Towns Nobody Pronounces Correctly

Bucyrus (bew SIGH russ)

This small Crawford County town does not look like it sounds.

Bucyrus, Ohio
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Chilo (SHY-lo)

Chilo is a tiny village with less than 100 residents just off of the Ohio River boarding Kentucky.

Chilo, Ohio
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Russia (ROO she)

If you don't live near here, you're going to assume it sounds like Russia the country.  It does not.

Russia, Ohio
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Castalia (kas TAYL yuh)

This is a small village near Cedar Point that has less than 1,000 residents.

Castalia, Ohio
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Scioto (Sigh OH tuh)

Once you start pronouncing Scioto, Ohio correctly, it becomes the most fun to say out loud.

Scioto, Ohio
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Conneaut (KAHN ee awt)

I will never say this one correctly.  You can't make me.

Conneaut, Ohio
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Gratiot (GRAY shot)

We have a town by the same name in Michigan, but is pronounced like a bad word.

Gratiot, Ohio
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Mantua (MAN a way)

The pronunciation of this Ohio town feels too fancy for me.

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Gnadehutten (ji-NAY-dun-huh-tehn)

This is a German word that I gave up attempting to pronounce correctly. Your guess is as good as mine.

Gnadehutten, Ohio
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If you think we missed a better example of an Ohio town that nobody pronounces correctly, please let us know in the comments.  Michigan town names aren't exactly easy.  Below is proof.

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