Davis has a very strange relationship with J.R.R. Tolkien's book The Hobbit, as well as with the other Lord of the Rings books. There are streets named after places and characters from these novels (in the Village Homes), and The Domes—which look like Hobbit houses—are located in "Baggins End."
In Village Homes:
Other areas in Davis have different Street Name Themes
In 2002, Davis Musical Theatre Company produced a musical version of The Hobbit as part of its Young Performers Theatre lineup. On an unrelated note, the company's Hoblit Performing Arts Center is sometimes mistakenly or playfully referred to as The Hobbit.