Two Egg, Florida

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Two Egg, Florida
Unincorporated community
Eastern limits, along SR 69
Eastern limits, along SR 69
Coordinates: 30°51′10″N 85°4′35″W / 30.85278°N 85.07639°W / 30.85278; -85.07639Coordinates: 30°51′10″N 85°4′35″W / 30.85278°N 85.07639°W / 30.85278; -85.07639
Country  United States
State  Florida
County  Jackson
Elevation 135 ft (41 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
GNIS feature ID 295680[1]

Two Egg is a small unincorporated community in Jackson County, Florida, United States.

The origin of the name Two Egg is obscure. Some believe poor families during the Great Depression would trade eggs for goods at the local store,[2] while others say two eggs were dropped by accident, causing the name to be selected.[3] Two Egg's unusual name has attracted attention from writers.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Two Egg, Florida
  2. ^ Morgan, Philip (May 12, 1996). "Take a ride on weird side of Florida". Ocala Star-Banner. pp. 4B. Retrieved 7 June 2015. 
  3. ^ Carlson, Charlie; Sceurman, Mark; Moran, Mark (1 May 2009). Weird Florida: Your Travel Guide to Florida's Local Legends and Best Kept Secrets. Sterling Publishing Company, Inc. p. 59. ISBN 978-1-4027-6684-8. 
  4. ^ "Some towns sure have funny names". The Miami News. June 9, 1971. pp. 4A. Retrieved 19 May 2015. 

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