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Biggest U.S. Cities Starting with G

Try to name the most populous cities in the United States that start with the letter G.
Cities proper, not metro areas
2021 U.S. census estimates
Not counting unincorporated places such as Germantown and Glen Burnie, Maryland
Quiz by GeoPunk
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Last updated: May 29, 2022
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First submittedFebruary 9, 2012
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Population
State
Hint
City
298,263
North Carolina
Named for general Nathanael Greene
Greensboro
273,136
Arizona
Phoenix suburb
Gilbert
249,630
Arizona
Phoenix suburb
Glendale
242,035
Texas
Dallas suburb. Its name means "a wreath of flowers".
Garland
197,416
Michigan
Known for furniture production
Grand Rapids
197,347
Texas
Dallas suburb
Grand Prairie
192,366
California
Forest Lawn Cemetery
Glendale
170,488
California
Orange County city with initials GG
Garden Grove
140,398
Florida
University of Florida
Gainesville
113,103
Oregon
Portland suburb
Gresham
109,323
Colorado
Union Colony utopian community
Greeley
107,015
Wisconsin
Cheeseheads
Green Bay
101,733
Arizona
Phoenix suburb named after a tire company
Goodyear
88,728
North Carolina
Also named for general Nathanael Greene
Greenville
81,161
North Carolina
Charlotte satellite once known for textiles
Gastonia
75,420
Texas
Austin exurb
Georgetown
72,105
Mississippi
Port city on the Gulf of Mexico
Gulfport
72,095
South Carolina
Possibly named for general Nathanael Greene
Greenville
69,101
Maryland
D.C. suburb
Gaithersburg
68,325
Indiana
Michael Jackson's hometown
Gary
12 Comments
+1
Level 78
Apr 14, 2015
Goldsboro, NC? What about Galveston, TX?
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Level ∞
May 21, 2015
Population figures are easy to look up on Wikipedia.
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Level 71
Mar 15, 2021
It's interesting that there really aren't any major US cities that start with a G. A lot of these are suburbs which is something I didn't expect.
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Level 77
May 29, 2022
Gaithersburg is showing as a state
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Level ∞
Oct 10, 2022
Fixed, thank you.
+5
Level 77
Jul 17, 2022
Love this quiz, but I've never heard of Gaithersburg, Gaithersburg
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Level 81
Jul 22, 2022
I think this whole series should be featured. However, Gaithersburg is not a state (made that one easy to get, though!)
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Level 71
Aug 5, 2022
GAITHERSBURG IS NOT A STATE!!!!
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Level 89
Aug 22, 2022
I gaither it's already been pointed out, but...
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Level 55
Sep 19, 2022
Congrats to Gaithersburg on being admitted as the 51st state in the union.
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Level 53
Oct 7, 2022
Appreciate the Gaithersburg clue
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Level 56
Oct 10, 2022
Hey did anyone else notice that Gaithersburg is listed as a state instead of a city? Probably nobody else noticed this, I'm the first one, no I will not check the comments