Eaton Rapids, Michigan, has many nicknames. It was once called the "Saratoga of the West" because of its mineral-rich springs. Since its business district is completely surrounded by water, it's also called "Island City." While it may not be considered a traditional nickname, the city has been referred to as "The Only Eaton Rapids on Earth," which is a bold claim. But is it really the ONLY Eaton Rapids on Earth? Let's find out.

Armed with only a computer, an hour of free time, and an odd desire to prove that there IS another Eaton Rapids on the planet, I cracked my fingers and went about what proved to be a very monotonous Google search. I started by searching only "Eaton Rapids":

Is Eaton Rapids, Michigan, Really the Only Eaton Rapids on Earth?

Is Eaton Rapids REALLY Earth's Only Eaton Rapids?
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Google does use your location to narrow search results, so it wasn't surprising that Michigan's Eaton Rapids was the only one that appeared when I searched it.

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So, I searched "Eaton Rapids, Alabama," working my way alphabetically through all 50 states. I even started throwing in Eaton Rapids, followed by countries. I can assure you there isn't an Eaton Rapids in France or all of Europe that I could find.

Is Eaton Rapids REALLY Earth's Only Eaton Rapids?
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I searched every continent with no luck. The ONLY Eaton Rapids I could find on Google Earth was, in fact, Eaton, Rapids, Michigan. I know there are other means of searching. Maybe an expedition will be required to discover if any undiscovered tribes exist in remote jungles or forests that bear the name, but I don't own a machete, and I'm fresh out of bug spray, so Google Earth will have to do.

While I can't definitively say "Eaton Rapids, Michigan is the only Eaton Rapids on Earth," I can confidently state, "Eaton Rapids, Michigan is the only Eaton Rapids I could find on Google Earth." While a factual statement, it doesn't have the same ring to it, does it?

This Eaton Rapids Home For Sale Was Built in a Barn

Apparently, this style of home is an "emerging trend of living". While I've never heard of or seen such a thing, it doesn't mean it isn't. Allow me to walk you through this home inside of a barn. Or a "barndominium" or "barndo" as the Zillow listing affectionately calls it. It's literally a living space created inside this giant barn. So you've got the best of both worlds; a lovely living space and plenty of storage space to boot. It's currently for sale in Eaton Rapids. Check it out in the photos below.

Gallery Credit: Kristen Matthews

Romantic Getaway At English Inn

Romance is the key to strong relationships. Getting out for a romantic night will be fun and exciting. Check out the English Inn in Eaton Rapids if you've been bitten by the romance bug.

Gallery Credit: Mojo

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