100+ Neighborhood Names From Around The World & Popular Culture, Plus Ideas

Georgia Stone
Feb 16, 2024 By Georgia Stone
Originally Published on Dec 15, 2020
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In case you are looking for good neighborhood names for your fantasy world, then we have just the list you need.

We have compiled this list of names bases on names for neighborhoods of New York, the UK, fictional worlds, and so much more.

We have presented names of cities from the real world as well as fiction to you to create a perfect and common neighborhood name for your characters and stories. Each name on this list is searched meticulously to give you only the best name that will enhance the authenticity as well as the essence of your story. So, what are you waiting for? Dive into the wonderful list of names perfect for your story. We also have a list of German city names & Russian city names.

Famous Neighbourhoods In The USA

The Old Stone House Museum, location of the American Revolution battle of Brooklyn and once clubhouse for the Superbas.

There are total 8 wards in Washington, which are based on city planning, which are Ward 1 Columbia Heights, Ward 2 Pennsylvania Ave NW & 15th St NW, Ward 3 3101 Wisconsin Ave NW, Ward 4 Georgia Ave NW, Ward 5 Brookland, Ward 6 225 7th St SE, Ward 7 4500 Benning Rd NE, and Ward 8 Congress Heights.

Some of these names are inspired by Washington neighborhoods but many of them are from other places. So, if you are looking for unique neighborhood names or creative neighborhood names for a fictional community, then this list is perfect for you.

1. Annandale, a cute neighborhood in Pasadena, California.

2. Avondale, a cute community in Cincinnati, Ohio known for rapid residential and commercial growth.

3. Belmont Gardens, such as Chicago neighborhood names instil trust in people.

4. Briarwood, a cute neighborhood in Queens, New York.

5. Deanwood, a cute neighborhood in Washington, D.C.

6. Dorchester, a cute neighborhood in Baltimore, Maryland.

7. East Riverside, a cute neighborhood in New Orleans, Louisiana.

8. First Hill, a cute neighborhood in Seattle, Washington.

9. Green Mountain Park, a cute neighborhood in Lakewood, Colorado.

10. High Point Terrace, a cute neighborhood in Memphis, Tennessee.

11. Jordan, a cute neighborhood in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

12. Little Haiti, a cute neighborhood in Miami, Florida.

13. North Babylon, a neighborhood of New York known for night life.

14. North Lamar, a cute neighborhood in Austin, Texas.

15. Pawtuckett, a cute neighborhood in Charlotte, North Carolina.

16. Pleasant Ridge, a cute neighborhood inDetroit, Michigan.

17. Point Breeze, a cute neighborhood in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

18. Shawnee, a cute neighborhood in Kansas City, Missouri.

19. South Oceanside, a cute neighborhood in San Diego, California.

20. Southwest Germantown, a cute neighborhood in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

21. Suffolk Square, a cute neighborhood in Malden, Massachusetts.

22. Summerlin, a cute neighborhood in Las Vegas, Nevada.

23. Sunnyside, a cute neighborhood in San Francisco, California. There are many neighborhoods that share this name across the USA, making it one of the most common neighborhood names, so it's a perfect name for a community or place that is supposed to be ubiquitous.

24. Vistancia, a cute neighborhood in Peoria, Arizona.

25. Washington Park, a cute neighborhood in Atlanta, Georgia.

Famous Neighbourhoods In The UK

Harbour and Gorey Castle in Saint Martin, Jersey, Channel Islands, UK on summer day.

Below is the list of the perfect neighborhood from the English countryside. Just as in the country, these neighborhoods are filled with people from all walks of life, culture, and background. So, why not give your characters an origin as equally as bright and colorful as Great Britain itself.

26. Ancoats, a cute neighborhood in Manchester.

27. Baltic Triangle, a cute neighborhood in Liverpool, a really popular place.

28. Bishy Road, a cute neighborhood in York.

29. Bruton, a cute for the coolest neighborhoods in Somerset.

30. Chorlton, a cute neighborhood in Manchester.

31. Clapton, a cute neighborhood in London.

32. Cliftonville, a cute neighborhood in Margate,

33. Dalston, a cute neighborhood in London.

34. Digbeth, a cute neighborhood known for its food event, Film Festivals, and so much more, a place with real community vibes.

35. Finnieston, a cute neighborhood in Glasgow.

36. Jericho, a cute neighborhood in Oxford.

37. Leith, a cute neighborhood in Edinburgh, the UK is known for its restaurants, contemporary art galleries, and much more.

38. Margate, a cute neighborhood in Kent is known for its cultural renaissance.

39. Montpelier, a cute neighborhood in Bristol.

40. Northern Quarter, a cute neighborhood in Manchester.

41. Northern Quarter, a cute neighborhood in Manchester is known for its indie and fashionable look.

42. Old Town, a cute neighborhood inHull.

43. Ouseburn, a cute neighborhood in Newcastle is known for its hive of activities.

44. Partick, a cute neighborhood in Glasgow.

45. Peckham, a cute neighborhood in London.

46. Romsey, a cute neighborhood in Cambridge, one of our favorite neighborhoods.

47. Ropewalks, a cute neighborhood in Liverpool.

48.  Shoreditch, a cute neighborhood in London is known for its hipster gentrification.

49. St. Mawes, a cute neighborhood in Cornwall.

50. Stokes Croft, a cute neighborhood in Bristol is known for itsbohemian neighborhood.

51. Stroud Green, a cute neighborhood in London.

52. Walthamstow, a cute neighborhood in London.

53. West End, a cute neighborhood in Glasgow is known for its historic architecture and leafy suburbs.

Fictional Neighbourhoods From Popular Culture

Here we have listed names of some of the best neighborhood names from movies, TV shows, and even books. So, what are you waiting for? Dive deeper into this list and create a fantastic world for your character.

54. Alicante, a fictional neighborhood in the book series 'The Mortal Instruments'.

55. Ambridge, a fictional neighborhood of Borsetshire on a radio show 'The Archers'.

56. Ankh-Morpork, a fictional neighborhood in the book 'Discworld', one of the most crazy neighborhoods.

57. Basin City, a fictional neighborhood in the "Dark Horse" comics.

58. Brocklyn, one of many fictional neighborhoods to take inspirational from a real place.

59. Bullworth, a fictional neighborhood in the video game 'Grand Theft Auto IV'.

60. Central City, one of the fictional neighborhoods in the TV show 'The Flash'.

70. Cliffport, a fictional neighborhood in thewebcomic 'The Order of the Stick'.

71.  Derry, Maine, a fictional neighborhood in themovie 'It' and its sequel.

72. District X, or as known as Mutant Town in Marvel Comics' 'X-Men'.

73. Eaglewood, a fictional neighborhood in the videogame 'Grand Theft Auto'.

74. Emerald City, a fictional neighborhood in the film 'The Wizard of Oz'.

75. Erinsborough, is the fictional suburb in the Australian soap opera 'Neighbours'.

76. Gotham City, a fictional city in DC's 'Batman' that contains many neighborhoods.

77. Hogsmeade, a fictional neighborhood in the 'Harry Potter' series.

78. Hyrule Castle Town

79. Kakariko Village, a fictional neighborhood in the videogame 'The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past'.

80. Kings Oak, was the fictional village in the TV show 'Crossroads'.

81. Kosei Seizan, China, a fictional neighborhood in the videogame 'Power Instinct Matrimelee'.

82. La Puerta, Mexico, a fictional neighborhood in the videogame 'Army of Two: The Devil's Cartel'.

83. Lavender Town, a fictional neighborhood in the videogame 'Pokémon Red and Blue'.

84. Mayberry, a fictional neighborhood in the TV show 'Andy Griffith Show'.

85.  Metropolis, a fictional neighborhood in the DC Comics' 'Superman'.

86. Moperville, a fictional neighborhood in the 'El Goonish Shive' comic.

87. New Donk City, a fictional neighborhood in the videogame 'Super Mario Odyssey'.

88. Night City, USA, a fictional neighborhood in the videogame franchise 'Cyberpunk'.

89. Northtown, a fictional neighborhood in the videogame 'Dead or Alive 7'.

90. Pepsi City, a fictional neighborhood in the videogame 'Pepsiman'.

91. Raccoon City, a fictional neighborhood in the videogame 'Resident Evil 2'.

92. Riverdale, a neighborhood in the 'Archie' Comic.

93. San Andreas, a neighborhood in the videogame 'Grand Theft Auto'.

94. Sesame Street, is a neighborhood in the children's TV show 'The Sesame Street'.

95. Smallville, Kansas, a neighborhood in the DC Comics 'Superboy'.

96. Starvation Lake, a neighborhood in the novel 'Starvation Lake'

97. Toontown, a neighborhood in the film 'Who Framed Roger Rabbit'.

98. Vice City, a neighborhood in the videogame 'Grand Theft Auto: Vice City'.

99.  Walford, is a neighborhood in the BBC soap opera 'EastEnders'.

100. Weatherfield, a neighborhood in the British ITV soap opera 'Coronation Street'.

101. Wistful Vista, a neighborhood in the radio show 'Fibber McGee and Molly'.

102. Zion, a neighborhood in thefilm series 'The Matrix'.

Ideas For Fictional Neighbourhoods

A good neighborhood should be safe, welcoming, and a community of like-minded people. So, in case you need unique neighborhood name ideas, then we have created these made-up name ideas for neighborhoods. And the best thing about these rich neighborhood names list is that we have provided information as to why they are famous. So, check them out now!

103. Abbosearl Grove, a coastal neighborhood known for its music festival.

104. Chasestretbath, a neighborhood for its cheese production.

105. Dockmow Du Ryderder Springs, a neighborhood situated known for its UFO sightings.

106. Grand Rdenpoon, the neighborhood is known for its mining heritage.

107. Jefalls Harbour, a neighborhood known for its sports arena.

108. Langpor Beach, a neighborhood known for its research lab.

109. Las Ngaysept Upon Bridgemoor, a neighbourhood name known for theatre.

110. New Kithaweschi, a neighborhood known for its nightlife.

111. Park Louisngsea, a neighborhood known for its music festival.

112. Pierrebattgrave, a neighborhood known for a great train robbery.

113. Piwhit, a neighborhood known for a famous invention.

114. Port Fairvil, a neighborhood known for its music genre.

115. Port Nchemosman, a neighborhood known for elopement.

116. Port Stebex, a neighborhood known for its architecture.

117. Qualineoaktown, a neighborhood known for its exportation.

118. Ree, a neighborhood known for its space program.

119. San Mcchri, a neighborhood known for its castle.

120. Santa Nowel, a neighborhood named after Saint Nowel.

121. Tograyl, a neighborhood known for its historic significance.

122. Quencesby, a neighborhood known for being the birthplace of a famous film star.

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Written by Georgia Stone

Bachelor of Arts specializing in French with Film Studies, Bachelor of Arts (Year Abroad) specializing in Literature, History, Language, Media, and Art

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Georgia StoneBachelor of Arts specializing in French with Film Studies, Bachelor of Arts (Year Abroad) specializing in Literature, History, Language, Media, and Art

Georgia is an experienced Content Manager with a degree in French and Film Studies from King's College London and Bachelors degree from Université Paris-Sorbonne. Her passion for exploring the world and experiencing different cultures was sparked during her childhood in Switzerland and her year abroad in Paris. In her spare time, Georgia enjoys using London's excellent travel connections to explore further afield.

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