"Punxsutawney -- Is it Punxy or Punxsy?" Punxsutawney by Ewingjr98
Punxsutawney Travel Guide: 7 reviews and 24 photos
For one day each winter, Punxsutawney might be the most famous town in America. February 2nd is Groundhog Day, and on this day, Punxsutawney Phil makes his annual prediction that he has been doing since the 1800s. Yes, this prognosticating woodchuck is over 120 years old, and his predictions have never been wrong! Phil the whistle pig lives just outside of town at a hill top location called Gobbler's Knob.
Western Pennsylvanians most often refer to this long-named town as Punxsy, though I've never before thought about the spelling... Punxy or Punxsy. I guess both would be pronounced the same.
Barclay Square, bracketed by Mahoning, Jefferson, Union Streets and Hampton Avenue, is downtown Punxsy's only park. This... more travel advice
Punxsy was long a local Native site, before European settlers arrived. These early settlers arrived around 1790, with... more travel advice
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