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World Cities: Homonymous US Cities

Can you identify the US cities that share a name with other cities around the world?
Only includes cities with a population of +100,000
A highlighted square means the corresponding US city is also a U state capital
Quiz by Gyovhne
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Last updated: March 13, 2020
First submittedMarch 13, 2020
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Country
US State
City
Egypt
Virginia
Alexandria
Greece
Georgia
Athens
United Kingdom
Alabama
Birmingham
Germany
Georgia
Brunswick
United Kingdom
Massachusetts
Cambridge
United Kingdom
Delaware
Dover
Italy
South Carolina
Florence
Germany
Kentucky
Frankfort
Jamaica
New York
Kingston
United Kingdom
Nebraska
Lincoln
United Kingdom
New Hampshire
Manchester
Australia
Florida
Melbourne
France
Vermont
Montpelier
Italy
Florida
Naples
Ukraine
Texas
Odessa
Panama
Florida
Panama City
United Kingdom
Pennsylvania
Reading
Costa Rica
California
San Jose
Argentina
New Mexico
Santa Fe
Russia
Florida
St. Petersburg
Italy
New York
Syracuse
Spain
Ohio
Toledo
United Kingdom
Massachusetts
Worcester
United Kingdom
Pennsylvania
York
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Level 74
Mar 15, 2020
Although the pronunciation is similar, Frankfurt, Germany is not the same spelling as Frankfort, Kentucky. I mention this because all the other cities listed are spelled exactly the same.
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Level 59
Mar 15, 2020
Yes, thank you for the input. Homonyms can mean both homographs (spelled the same) or homophones (pronounced the same). I felt in this case Frankfurt and Frankfort were definitely homonyms. As a matter of a fact, Jetpunk will accept either spelling as valid for Frankfurt (am Main).

Interestingly, as to your very valid point, this is from Wikipedia’s page on Frankfurt:

“By the 19th century, the name Frankfurt had been established as the official spelling. The older English spelling of Frankfort is now rarely seen in reference to Frankfurt am Main, although more than a dozen other towns and cities, mainly in the United States, use this spelling (e.g., Frankfort, Kentucky; Frankfort, New York; Frankfort, Illinois).“

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Level 43
Mar 10, 2021
I'm surprised Paris, Texas isn't listed. Too obvious?