List of fictional towns in animation

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This is a list of animated fictional towns, villages, settlements and cities that are well-referenced and notable.

Town name Origin Network Notes
Amity Park Danny Phantom NICK Amity Park is a fictional city and is the main setting for Danny Phantom. It has a school (Casper High School), and some other buildings.
Arlen, Texas King of the Hill FOX Arlen is a small fictional town in Texas approximately 96 miles outside of Dallas and has an area code of 409 that includes Beaumont and Galveston.
Aron City Johnny Bravo TOON Aron City is a fictional town and the main setting of Johnny Bravo.
Ba Sing Se Avatar: The Last Airbender NICK Ba Sing Se is the fictional capital of the Earth Kingdom and the largest city in the Avatar Universe. Its name means Impenetrable City, due to its massive walls surrounding the municipality.
Bedrock The Flintstones ABC Bedrock is the fictional prehistoric city, which is home to the characters of the animated television series The Flintstones (1960).[1]
Bikini Bottom SpongeBob SquarePants NICK Bikini Bottom is a fictional underwater city and the main setting of SpongeBob SquarePants.
Camberwick Green Camberwick Green BBC 1 English village setting for the eponymous 1966 series
Chigley Chigley BBC 1 English hamlet setting for the eponymous 1969 series
Dimmsdale The Fairly OddParents NICK The fictional town of Dimmsdale is located in California and is home to the Turners, the main cast of the Fairly Oddparents.
Danville Phineas and Ferb DIS Danville is a fictional town and also the main setting of Phineas and Ferb.
Duckburg DuckTales DIS Duckburg is the fictional city that serves as the home of Donald Duck, Scrooge McDuck, Huey, Dewey, and Louie, Daisy Duck, and most of their supporting cast. Duckburg was first mentioned in Walt Disney's Comics and Stories #49 in 1944, and was created by Carl Barks.[2]
El Dorado The Road to El Dorado El Dorado is the legendary city of gold believed to be in the New World. It is portrayed as a utopian civilization that combines facets of the Aztecs, Maya, Incas, and Atlantis, and located in Ecuador or El Salvador.
Endsville The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy TOON Endsville is a fictional town and the main setting of The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy.
Frostbite Falls, Minnesota The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show ABC
Galaxy Hills Fanboy and Chum Chum NICK A fictional hometown of Fanboy and Chum Chum, and the main setting of the show.
Gotham City Batman ABC A fictional American city that is the home of Batman, and the principal setting for all Batman comics, films, and other adaptations. Generally portrayed as a dark, crime-ridden locale, writer-artist Frank Miller has described Gotham City as New York City at night. It was originally strongly inspired by Trenton, Ontario's history, location, atmosphere, and various architectural styles, and has since incorporated elements from New York City, Detroit, Pittsburgh, London and Chicago. Anton Furst's designs of Gotham for Tim Burton's Batman (1989) have been influential on subsequent portrayals: he set out to "make Gotham City the ugliest and bleakest metropolis imaginable."[3]
Gravity Falls, Oregon Gravity Falls Disney Channel A fictional town in Oregon in which the series takes place.
Highland Beavis and Butt-head MTV Fictional small town said to take place in Texas.
Langley Falls American Dad! FOX Langley Falls, Virginia is the fictional community of The Smiths. Its location is in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. The town name is a composite of Langley and Great Falls, two unincorporated communities located in Fairfax County, Virginia.
Lawndale Daria MTV A suburb of a major city somewhere along the east coast of the United States.
Metropolis Superman A fictional American city that is the home of Superman, and along with Smallville, one of the principal settings for all Superman comics, films, and other adaptations.
Miracle City El Tigre: The Adventures of Manny Rivera NICK
New New York Futurama FOX
CMDY
The city of New New York has been built over the ruins of present-day New York City, referred to as "Old New York". Various devices and architecture are similar to the Populuxe style. Global warming, inflexible bureaucracy, and substance abuse are a few of the subjects given a 31st-century exaggeration in a world where the problems have become both more extreme and more common.
Nowhere Courage the Cowardly Dog TOON The city of Nowhere consists of almost nothing, the only landmark shown is the Bagge household.
Petropolis T.U.F.F. Puppy NICK The city was populated by anthropomorphic animals, where the T.U.F.F. agents lives. It was located in the state of California. some buildings in the city has a shapes resembled common animals.
Ponyville My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic HUB Ponyville is a small town in Equestria, populated by all kinds of Ponies. It was the main setting of the show, and where the main characters live. The town's look and style was inspired by medieval towns. It has a town hall, bowling alley, cafe, hospital, and library, which also serves as two characters' residence.
Porkbelly Johnny Test TOON Porkbelly is a fictional town and also the main setting of Johnny Test.
Quahog Family Guy FOX The town is modeled after Cranston, Rhode Island.[4]
Retroville The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius NICK Retroville is a fictional city and is the main setting for The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius. It has a school, and some other buildings.
South Park South Park CMDY A fictional small town of South Park, located within the real life South Park basin in the Rocky Mountains of central Colorado.[5] The town is also home to an assortment of frequent characters such as students, families, elementary school staff, and other various residents, who tend to regard South Park as a bland and quiet place to live.[6]
Springfield The Simpsons FOX Springfield is the fictional town in which the American animated sitcom The Simpsons is set. A mid-sized town in an undetermined state of the United States, Springfield acts as a complete universe in which characters can explore the issues faced by modern society.[7] The geography of the town and its surroundings are flexible, changing to address whatever an episode’s plot calls for.[8] Springfield's location is impossible to determine; the show is deliberately evasive on the subject, providing contradictory clues and impossible information about an actual geographic location.
Stoolbend The Cleveland Show FOX
Townsville The Powerpuff Girls TOON A fictional major city complete with its own Little Tokyo. Interestingly, there is a real Townsville located in Australia although the two have nothing in common aside from its namesake.
Tremorton My Life As A Teenage Robot NICK A fictional futuristic town, a parody of Trenton, New Jersey
Trumpton Trumpton BBC 1 English town setting for the eponymous 1967 series
Woodcrest The Boondocks AS A fictional town located in California.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Flintstones' 50th anniversary: 15 things you don't know". Daily Telegraph. Retrieved 2010-10-01. 
  2. ^ "A Guidebook to the Carl Barks Universe: W WDC 49-02 tight-wire walkers". Retrieved 7 February 2011. 
  3. ^ Anton Furst, Derek Meddings, Visualizing Gotham: The Production Design of Batman, 2005, Warner Home Video.
  4. ^ "Family Guy writer at Bryant". The Providence Journal. 
  5. ^ Griffiths, Eric (June 21, 2007). "Young offenders". New Statesman. Retrieved May 3, 2009. 
  6. ^ Heffernan, Virginia (April 28, 2004). "Critic's Notebook; What? Morals in 'South Park'?". The New York Times. Retrieved October 24, 2010. 
  7. ^ Turner, p. 55
  8. ^ Turner, p. 30