10 Worst Cities for Mosquitoes

Sorry, Atlanta-dwellers
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Jun 13, 2016 4:35 PM CDT
10 Worst Cities for Mosquitoes
The Atlanta skyline is shown, Monday, March 31, 2014, in Atlanta.   (AP Photo/Mike Stewart)

We're one week away from the official start of summer, which means ... mosquitoes. Pest-control company Orkin is out with a list of the 50 cities with the worst mosquito problems, based on the number of customers serviced for mosquito issues in 2015. The top 10:

  1. Atlanta
  2. Chicago
  3. Washington, DC
  4. Detroit
  5. New York City

  1. Dallas-Fort Worth
  2. Nashville
  3. Charlotte, NC
  4. Raleigh-Durham
  5. Boston
Click for the full list and Orkin's tips for dealing with mosquitoes. (More mosquito stories.)

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