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Biggest U.S. Cities Starting with W

Try to name the biggest cities in the United States that start with the letter W.
Cities proper, not metro areas
2021 U.S. census estimates
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First submittedFebruary 9, 2012
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Population
State
Hint
City
670,050
D.C.
Capital of the United States
Washington
395,699
Kansas
Cattle drives once came through here
Wichita
250,320
North Carolina
Has a hyphenated name
Winston-Salem
205,918
Massachusetts
Located in the exact center of the state
Worcester
139,594
Texas
Branch Davidians had a compound here
Waco
139,110
Utah
Salt Lake suburb
West Valley City
138,130
Michigan
Detroit suburb
Warren
117,643
North Carolina
In the Cape Fear region
Wilmington
117,286
Florida
Initials W. P. B.
West Palm Beach
116,541
Utah
Salt Lake suburb
West Jordan
114,561
Colorado
Denver suburb
Westminster
113,811
Connecticut
City motto: "What is more lasting than brass?"
Waterbury
107,017
California
L. A. Suburb
West Covina
102,988
Texas
On the Oklahoma Border
Wichita Falls
90,195
California
40% of its population is Vietnamese
Westminster
88,614
Illinois
On Lake Michigan
Waukegan
85,311
California
Richard Nixon's hometown
Whittier
84,515
Michigan
Detroit suburb
Westland
83,011
Rhode Island
Home to Rhode Island's main airport
Warwick
81,446
Georgia
Founded in 1942, named for an army general
Warner Robins
+4
Level 72
Jul 15, 2015
No Wilmington DE?
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Level 51
Oct 11, 2016
I've lived in Colorado my whole life and I have no clue what the city is lol
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Level 56
Jul 27, 2021
I associated Nixon with Yorba Linda, his birthplace, or San Clemente, his final home.
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Level 67
Jan 31, 2023
As do I, but I remember he attended Whittier College.