Top 10 Christmas place names

1 North Pole, Alaska:

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They truck in 5500 tons of ice each year to build this annual winter wonderland

2 Christmas, Florida: Greets visitors with a fully decorated 25-foot-tall christmas tree ... 365 days a year.

3 Bethlehem, Pennsylvania: Wraps its town centre in two miles of Christmas lights.

4 Santa Claus, Indiana: Recruits 150 "elves" to reply to the 11,000 letters that arrive annually for the city's namesake.

5 Snowflake, Arizona: Serves up to 1000 cups of hot cocoa after the town's annual holiday parade.

6 Christmas Cove, Maine: Named for a Christmas Day visit by Captain John Smith of Pocahontas fame.

7 Christmas Island, Indian Ocean: Belongs to Australia and was named on Christmas Day 1643.

8 Garland, Texas: Kicks off the Christmas season with a tree lighting ceremony on Main Street.

9 Lake Donner, California: Shares its name with one of Santa's reindeer.

10 Noel, Missouri: Floats a tree on a raft to cast a festive reflection on the Elk River.

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