One of the longest-running animated shows of all time may have inadvertently missed a small detail on the episode of The Simpsons, where Homer has to reveal his driver's license. The slip-up may indicate that Springfield, after much debate and many claims, may reside in Michigan after all.

The town of Springfield has never been identified to belong to a particular state but many have long speculated that the show takes place in Michigan. We’re going to look at some of the parallels of these claims and then compare the two together.

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The Small Detail

The detail in question is about Homer Simpson’s address, which is listed as Springfield, NT with a ZIP Code of 49007. 49007 is a Kalamazoo ZIP Code, not too far away from where Springfield, Michigan is. See where I’m going with this? Even the people in the comment section of the post made by the Yes, They Really Is a Kalamazoo Meme Page are starting to connect the dots:

Does this mean that Louie's is actually Moe's?? Inquiring minds want to know...

What If Springfield WAS Kalamazoo?

So now that we have your attention, let's take a look at how Springfield very much could be Kalamazoo. I mean, if you think about all of the main settings in The Simpsons, there are tons of places that share similarities. Are we making too much of a stretch, or do you think the creators were seriously influenced by Kalamazoo?

Take a look at our list below and tell us what you think.

These SWMI Locations May Indicate The Simpsons Takes Place In Kalamazoo

So now that we have your attention, let's take a look at how Springfield very much could be Kalamazoo. I mean, if you think about all of the main settings in The Simpsons, there are tons of places that share similarities.

2 Texas Bars Transform Into Moe's Tavern from The Simpsons

People get dressed up for Halloween and now 2 bars in Texas (Austin & Fort Worth) will be doing the same thing as they transform into Moe's Tavern from The Simpsons.

Gallery Credit: Billy Jenkins

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