Turtle Bend is the capital and largest settlement in the country of Buddhaland. Turtle Bend had a population of 6 in the 2016 census. The mayor is Vernon Wray.
On January 31, 2016, an unnamed settlement was formed on Wray Creek. It was named Turtle Bend on February 3, 2016. Turtle bend gained city status on March 27 of that year. The city sustained major damage in that period of time, which was related to the March 2016 Buddhaland wind gusts. In April and May, restorations were made to many parts of the city. On April 3, 2016, a new capital building was built. On May 8, 2016, a new bridge was built on top of the city's dam. Plans for a speedway have been discussed. Construction workers are planning to have the speedway finished in 2017 and to open in 2018. In July 2016, the Weather Center of Buddhaland was built to track systems that move across Buddhaland, however, this was later expanded into the entire span of the United States. In June 2017, Turtle Bend was relocated to Waterfall Ridge, after the original city was destroyed by a major flood. However, the original city was rebuilt and moved back to the original city, with what used to be Waterfall Ridge, becoming Buddhalandapolis.
Turtle Bend has a subtropical-like climate. Many days in the summertime are humid, but many days in the wintertime are snowy and below freezing. The record low was -3 degrees Fahrenheit on February 13, 2016. The record high was 109 degrees Fahrenheit on August 11, 2016. On October 19, 2016, Turtle Bend was hit by its only recorded tornado. Although unrecognized by the Storm Prediction Center (SPC), the tornado was said to have touched down in the area, completely destroying homes in the city. The tornado was rated EF1 by the Weather Center of Buddhaland.