Fantasy Town Names (400 Awesome Ideas)

If you are a fan of fantasy worlds or even looking to build your own, check out the list we’ve compiled of fantasy town names to help inspire your own creations.

From dark fantasy to desert fantasy to Japanese fantasy to fantasy ports, we’ve got you covered for the ultimate fantasy town names list.

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Best Fantasy Town Names

Listed below are some of the best fantasy names for your original world creation.

Whether your story has a hero from a big city or a heroine from a small village, these fantasy names for towns and cities are sure to provide the perfect hometown for your protagonist.

  1. Tarrin
  2. Hollowgrave
  3. Dellmount
  4. Yldstead
  5. Enia
  6. Dorhaven
  7. Coldbourne
  8. Oakenvale
  9. Baycliff
  10. Corholt
  11. Windscar
  12. Goldleaf
  13. Woodwinter
  14. Mightmaw
  15. Frostburgh
  16. Stargrove
  17. Springbrook
  18. Bridgevale
  19. Esterash
  20. Bonewatch
  21. Weakward
  22. Mallowriver
  23. Springwyn
  24. Smallcairn
  25. Quintus
  26. Goldacre
  27. Demonpond
  28. Basinfell
  29. Eastway
  30. Anglesey
  31. Findre
  32. Oakbank
  33. Nicosa
  34. Syrena
  35. Nox
  36. Imyr
  37. Coastfield
  38. Coastmead
  39. Quickhorn
  40. Goldfleece
  41. Tsabit
  42. Greenmarble
  43. Springport
  44. Grasswall
  45. Snakescar
  46. Clearnesse
  47. Eastmeet
  48. Beachcoast
  49. Syrena
  50. Gloomhaven
  51. Mapleburgh
  52. Spiritmond
  53. Rageforest
  54. Carmarthen
  55. Dorcoast
  56. Adruil
  57. Starstorm
  58. Ironedge
  59. Whiteharbor
  60. Lumena
  61. Stagcross
  62. Scunthorpe
  63. Valence
  64. Tarm
  65. Slywick
  66. Clearfog
  67. Springfog
  68. Newwood
  69. Mistwick
  70. Newlake
  71. Lightsummer
  72. Quickhold
  73. Zenica
  74. Grimborough
  75. Syrena
  76. Arrowcross
  77. Lingen
  78. Belden
  79. Springwyn
  80. Lochcliff
  81. Springwick
  82. Tarrin
  83. Mightacre
  84. Aldmoor
  85. Tuskenvale
  86. Southbridge
  87. Gotha
  88. Nightdale
  89. Northton
  90. Beldell
  91. Eastfox
  92. Coastmead
  93. Alsfield
  94. Thresher
  95. Lochfog
  96. Windview
  97. Wildeness
  98. Winterlake
  99. Anglesey
  100. Grasswall
Dark Fantasy Town

Dark Fantasy Town Names

Does your fantasy story have a darker feel to it? Are you looking for that perfect creepy town name from which the villain hails or in which dwells some unspeakable monster?

Check out these dark names for your fantasy town which are sure to evoke a sense of dread and raising of gooseflesh in your readers.

  1. Serpenburn
  2. Spimourn
  3. Slaburgh
  4. Deathmoure
  5. Nighgate
  6. Grimmingburg
  7. Diaboville
  8. Pyreridge
  9. Nightfall
  10. Ghosfort
  11. Pyrehelm
  12. Shelburg
  13. Reaperrest
  14. Madmourn
  15. Woeford
  16. Cinderville
  17. Ebonmere
  18. Duskthorne
  19. Illthorn
  20. Slyborough
  21. Graybrooke
  22. Spimore
  23. Duskmourn
  24. Blackmire
  25. Fogmoor
  26. Murthorn
  27. Dreadfort
  28. Necgate
  29. Demomere
  30. Dewville
  31. Firemere
  32. Loneburgh
  33. Weephelm
  34. Spithorn
  35. Boonhelm
  36. Serthorn
  37. Festermourn
  38. Onyxmire
  39. Alderrest
  40. Baremourn
  41. Frostbrooke
  42. Ilrest
  43. Illburgh
  44. Emberthorne
  45. Shargate
  46. Rippingburg
  47. Misefort
  48. Wearmoure
  49. Crowtown
  50. Ghosford
  51. Decimoure
  52. Vilebrook
  53. Gazeridge
  54. Burnville
  55. Browfall
  56. Gloomhelm
  57. Mourningtown
  58. Necrothorn
  59. Mourningmoor
  60. Fallenfall
  61. Demohelm
  62. Vileburn
  63. Browmore
  64. Vinebrook
  65. Cragrest
  66. Bitterford
  67. Forgemoor
  68. Niburgh
  69. Flawton
  70. Shadowfall
  71. Malihelm
  72. Forgefort
  73. Shadowgate
  74. Serville
  75. Reavergate
  76. Goreburg
  77. Goremoure
  78. Clearfort
  79. Fesbury
  80. Mausefort
  81. Arachrest
  82. Hardmere
  83. Ripville
  84. Fallenmire
  85. Browgate
  86. Ashenbury
  87. Nitown
  88. Vinfort
  89. Dreadton
  90. Woefort
  91. Illmere
  92. Browbrooke
  93. Wrathridge
  94. Spineford
  95. Ashridge
  96. Weepburn
  97. Goremire
  98. Lonburn
  99. Hardtown
  100. Blightbrooke
Fantasy desert town

Fantasy Desert Town Names

All great fantasy worlds have a vast desert that, sooner or later, the story’s hero must cross.

Usually somewhere within or on the outskirts lies a little town that proves crucial to the hero’s quest. That town’s name will be remembered and should be perfect.

We’ve listed some awesome fantasy desert town names for you to choose from below.

  1. Kijah
  2. Khanen
  3. Sakno
  4. Cusnei
  5. Djansy
  6. Cusrubesheh
  7. El Ghareya
  8. Gessaisouk
  9. Hefu
  10. Kustu
  11. Nekturuna
  12. Tjenbymunein
  13. Fararashi
  14. Qisohenet
  15. Djedkhepet
  16. Al Lindal
  17. Clysnudos
  18. Tall Kuphon
  19. Wasso
  20. Kisse
  21. Zakheru
  22. Saksourmeru
  23. Heca
  24. Sakzusma
  25. Aknemhat
  26. Hebnu
  27. Devadet
  28. Cusnou
  29. Setu
  30. Nebsy
  31. Qubemunein
  32. Emsai
  33. Qusahenet
  34. Dehrisut
  35. Shebu
  36. Djanonemhat
  37. Actemty
  38. Utumli
  39. Qulneipis
  40. Pirahreza
  41. Ashmuyut
  42. Qisnein
  43. Mesai
  44. Qismekhen
  45. Farzusy
  46. Akaler
  47. Medsoubesheh
  48. Behtudjed
  49. Djanva
  50. Nenoukha
  51. Edsybenu
  52. Desne
  53. Khenotunis
  54. El Alahimiya
  55. Ahamleh
  56. Sesoutunis
  57. Khasde
  58. Khemzuzum
  59. Deno
  60. Dehtusa
  61. Kusbenutjer
  62. Edbuset
  63. Djednu
  64. Qulfutunis
  65. Avtusiris
  66. Sharfusut
  67. Shebe
  68. Setsairmeru
  69. Tanudet
  70. Tjenvapata
  71. Qulsan
  72. Desu
  73. Apsan
  74. Samupet
  75. Kerteta
  76. Nebsuthus
  77. Dehtarmeru
  78. Nanomty
  79. Tapdjehdet
  80. Avby
  81. Fanousai
  82. Tjennumar
  83. Nemseremu
  84. Kissulzum
  85. Nekfusma
  86. Tarteta
  87. Anpo
  88. Akhme
  89. Kusbytennu
  90. Avme
  91. Behdmabenu
  92. Khasmethus
  93. Aknousut
  94. Farcadju
  95. Hebme
  96. Nebse
  97. Shekhepet
  98. Wascamar
  99. Behbybenu
  100. Desfu
Japanese fantasy town

Japanese Fantasy Town Names

Perhaps your fantasy world is more anime-inspired or steeped in Japanese cultural folklore.

We’ve provided a list of Japanese names perfect for a fantasy town that are sure to capture the essence of the culture as well as the environment you are striving for with your fantasy world.

  1. Nakaraha
  2. Guijing
  3. Fujinokawa
  4. Khyarchivlin
  5. Touzawa
  6. Shangwei
  7. Naju
  8. Mihikawa
  9. Khyargai
  10. Danrao
  11. Minakumo
  12. Riintomi
  13. Kaesu
  14. Aridatori
  15. Uranobe
  16. Khutai
  17. Bagami
  18. Shintobetsu
  19. Mianzuishan
  20. Ulaankh
  21. Yahakonai
  22. Rachaek
  23. Soushiri
  24. Hoergye
  25. Qihai
  26. Touhoma
  27. Tominoseki
  28. Michirogata
  29. Dongsu
  30. Shanshan
  31. Dongju
  32. Kashida
  33. Yuetong
  34. Sarichaek
  35. Delgai
  36. Sarisu
  37. Ikgeup
  38. Bulsogt
  39. Shhari
  40. Kimomamoto
  41. Sunyeong
  42. Kumidaka
  43. Khairgat
  44. Mutsushina
  45. Urutama
  46. Taishir
  47. Sayakawa
  48. Sarisan
  49. Tokneung
  50. Yuganai
  51. Choitont
  52. Kudong
  53. Ikgeup
  54. Mudangong
  55. Satake
  56. Guixing
  57. Jianggong
  58. Tatenobe
  59. Watasunai
  60. Darshir
  61. Shaodong
  62. Tawashibetsu
  63. Malsagaan
  64. Seoneung
  65. Iwakanai
  66. Funahidaka
  67. Erryngol
  68. Sinuipo
  69. Chungsan
  70. Ranhoro
  71. Tsenshaat
  72. Kuronagawa
  73. Congsong
  74. Jiaozuishan
  75. Chungcheon
  76. Aridashibetsu
  77. Sunbaek
  78. Yahanagawa
  79. Watabiro
  80. Karazihua
  81. Chungwon
  82. Saidene
  83. Sunsu
  84. Chunyong
  85. Xiangguan
  86. Khotbayan
  87. Uicheon
  88. Yangchon
  89. Sarigye
  90. Okuhama
  91. Dongwang
  92. Yuehar
  93. Baochang
  94. Guihai
  95. Huipo
  96. Kimomamoto
  97. Hambaek
  98. Kenbuchi
  99. Kurikumo
  100. Fujiama
Medieval or Fantasy Docks

Fantasy Port Town Names

Fantasy worlds are rarely just land – water adds a unique element and allows for the colorful characters which come along with coastal towns.

Finding just the right name for those crucial ports can be tricky, but we’ve compiled a list of some fantastic fantasy port town names sure to be the perfect fit.

  1. Fogbeach
  2. Seabottom
  3. Bluepoint
  4. Littlecoast Wharf
  5. Brinefront Sound
  6. Littlebreak
  7. Rockywave
  8. Marshshore
  9. Merrowpoint Watch
  10. Merrowbottom
  11. Craybeach Cove
  12. Whiteshore
  13. Marshdale
  14. Sandyfront
  15. Mosscrest Cove
  16. Daggerlake Overlook
  17. Marshdale Harbour
  18. Tidedale
  19. Deepdeep Wharf
  20. Anchorridge Retreat
  21. Brimbank
  22. Brimberth
  23. Crabwash
  24. Waterdale
  25. Sanddeep
  26. Brinklake Quay
  27. Frogridge Sound
  28. Toadcrest
  29. Frogbeach Landing
  30. Crabbank
  31. Waterdeep
  32. Saltberth Port
  33. Waterdeep
  34. Anchorfront
  35. Tidecoast
  36. Frogcrest Cove
  37. Brinebreak
  38. Anchorbreak
  39. Rockridge Bay
  40. Fogbeach Wharf
  41. Tidebottom Lagoon
  42. Brimberth
  43. Mossberth
  44. Merwash
  45. Saltpoint
  46. Brineridge Wharf
  47. Brinelake Post
  48. Littlebeach Port
  49. Mossstrand Quay
  50. Deepwave
  51. Deepshore
  52. Seabottom
  53. Sandbottom
  54. Merrowberth Inlet
  55. Rockyfront
  56. Bitterbank Port
  57. Brimbeach Quay
  58. Sandyfront Bay
  59. Toadlook
  60. Crayfront Look
  61. Toadshore
  62. Mossberth Anchorage
  63. Foglake Wharf
  64. Littlecrest
  65. Rocklake Station
  66. Frogbeach Landing
  67. Crabridge Lagoon
  68. Searidge Anchorage
  69. Whitedale
  70. Bluewash
  71. Fogbottom Quay
  72. Brinebottom Overlook
  73. Toadbottom
  74. Deepcoast
  75. Mosslook Watch
  76. Daggerdeep Quay
  77. Marshlight
  78. Mosspoint Retreat
  79. Rockcoast
  80. Sandfront Look
  81. Sandybeach Station
  82. Crabshore Wharf
  83. Littlelake Lagoon
  84. Marshshore Anchorage
  85. Sandybank
  86. Brimbottom Harbour
  87. Seapool Sound
  88. Deepbottom
  89. Froglake
  90. Merrowridge Nook
  91. Craylight Landing
  92. Toadlight
  93. Rocklake
  94. Toadbottom Sound
  95. Littleshore Post
  96. Marshbeach Wharf
  97. Watershore Harbour
  98. Bitterbank Anchorage
  99. Daggerwave
  100. Mershore Station
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Town Name Inspiration

Perhaps none of these town names or categories quite fit the fantasy world you are building. Fear not! You can draw inspiration from a number of different places. A good place to start is looking at ancient languages like Latin and Greek to help compose symbolic town names.

More great inspirations for good town names are the qualities or people that define those towns within the fantasy world itself. Drawing from nature, such as animals, plants, rock formations, and weather can also help create a fantastic list of awesome town names.

Help Choosing The Right Name

If you are still having trouble coming up with the perfect fantasy town name, try asking friends and family for ideas. Read some popular fantasy literature such as J. R. R. Tolkien, C. S. Lewis, or George R. R. Martin for world-building and town name inspiration.

If all else fails, there are a number of fantasy town name generators on the web. All you need to do is simply click on the “Generate” button and a list of names is right at your fingertips.

Conclusion

Whether you’re looking for the perfect town name for your hero to hail from or a dark burg for your villain to set up his stronghold, there are endless possibilities for fantasy names for your town.

Be inspired by fellow fantasy world builders or leave it up to a roll of the dice and randomly select a town name.

Whatever you decide, you can’t go wrong with any of these awesome names!

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