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Favorite Quirky City Sights
Tucked among the beautiful Ozarks running through the wilderness of Arkansas, Old Naked Joe Mountain is a peak with a quirky history. A long time ago, a small town at the edge of a national forest, between Norfolk and Calico Rock, was excited to get its own post office. The post office was built and named the same, but it no longer exists. One story concerns an old man that lived on the top of the tall mountain that the town was situated on. Old Joe, it is said, enjoyed to run around in the buff. According to the second story, a powerful tornado once swept through the town and tore all of the trees and bush off of Old Joe Mountain, so it was renamed Old Naked Joe Mountain. The town still exists, but nobody seems to know the definitive story of its original name. While not that many people live in Old Joe, it does welcome many hikers and nature enthusiasts throughout the year. Sign up for our newsletter and get the best of Atlas Obscura in your inbox.
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Reports and tips from RoadsideAmerica. Some tips may not be verified. Submit your own tip. Many years ago, a small town was obtaining its very own post office. Although the service was arriving, the powers that be did not want the United Postal Service named after the name of the town at that time, which was "Old Naked Joe. There are two stories that have circulated concerning the old town's name.
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