Is a contraction of the words pill
is a small city that sits in the scioto valley in south-central Ohio
. The highway that goes thru the city is a well known drug trafficking route, linking Columbus
and parts of Kentucky
. The rapid increased abuse of pills in the region, starting in the late 1990's, is what led to the nickname.
"Another kid overdosed this week. I guess that's Pillicothe for ya."