Horse, Donkey, and Mule-related City/Town Names



Below is a list of cities and towns whose names are based on equine (horse, donkey, mule) related topics. Any additions, corrections, or suggestions are most welcome.

  • Bronco, California – ghost town
  • Bronco, Texas – ghost town
  • Burro John, Arizona
  • Caballo (Horse), New Mexico
  • Caballo Blanco (White Horse), Costa Rica
  • Cerro Caballo (Horse Hill), Mexico
  • Colt, Arkansas
  • Corral City, Texas
  • Corrales (Corrals), New Mexico
  • Derby Acres, California
  • Gene Autry (famous singing cowboy), Oklahoma
  • Gray Horse, Oklahoma
  • Hayfield, Virginia
  • Hay Fork, California
  • Hay Lakes, Alberta, Canada
  • Haymarket, Virginia
  • Hay River, NWT, Canada
  • Horse Cave, Kentucky
  • Horsehead, Maryland
  • Horseheads, New York
  • Horseshoe, Idaho
  • Horse Shoe, New Mexico
  • Horsey, England, UK
  • Hungry Horse, Montana


  • Kavala (Horse), Greece
  • Lac-Poulin (Colt Lake), Quebec, Canada
  • Los Burros, Arizona
  • Mesa del Caballo (Horse Mesa), Arizona
  • Monte Cavallo (Horse Mountain), Italy
  • Mule Creek, New Mexico
  • Muleshoe, Texas
  • Mustang, Oklahoma
  • Mustang, Texas
  • Old Horse Springs, New Mexico
  • Paddock Lake, Wisconsin
  • Paddock Wood, England, UK
  • Palominas, Arizona
  • Phalia, Pakistan (Named after Alexander the Great’s horse)
  • Puerto de Caballos (Post of Horses) – now known as Puerto Cortes, Honduras
  • Rodeo, New Mexico
  • Roundup, Montana
  • Saddle, Arizona
  • Saddle Brook, New Jersey
  • Saddle Butte, Montana
  • Saddleworth, South Australia
  • Sixt-Fer-à-Cheval (Horseshoe), France
  • Spotted Horse, Wyoming
  • Spur, Texas
  • Upper Saddle River, New Jersey
  • White Horse, New Jersey
  • Whitehorse, New Mexico
  • Whitehorse, South Dakota
  • Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada
  • Wild Horse, Colorado


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