Name a Valid U.S. City

Name any of the U.S. cities that belongs in each selected category.
Cities must have a city proper population of at least 100,000 according to Wikipedia
Answer must correspond to the yellow box
Quiz by HinesBrothers
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Last updated: August 12, 2020
First submittedAugust 6, 2020
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Name a valid U.S. city ...
Cities
with an elevation over 5,000 feet
Denver | Albuquerque | Colorado Springs | Aurora | + 7 more
that has hosted the Summer Olympics
Los Angeles | Atlanta | St. Louis
that is NOT one of the 10 biggest cities in its state
Santa Ana | Riverside | Stockton | Irvine | + 106 more
sharing its name with an official English city
Lincoln | Durham | Birmingham | Worcester | + 4 more
with a population density greater than 5,000 / km2
New York City | San Francisco | Jersey City | + 4 more
with a four-letter name
Mesa | Reno | Cary | Waco | Kent | Bend
in Puerto Rico
San Juan | Bayamón | Carolina | Ponce | Caguas
whose name begins with the letter V
Virginia Beach | Vancouver | Visalia | Victorville | + 4 more
in the Phoenix Metro Statistical Area
* Other than Phoenix itself
Mesa | Chandler | Scottsdale | Gilbert | Glendale | +3 more
whose city center is within 25 miles of a Great Lake
Chicago | Detroit | Milwaukee | Cleveland | Toledo | + 3 more
with a population decrease of at least 5%
between 2010 and 2019
Detroit | San Juan | St. Louis | Toledo | Shreveport | + 5 more
north of Seattle, Washington
Anchorage | Spokane | Everett | Spokane Valley
within 200 miles of the geographical center
of the lower 48 states
Omaha | Wichita | Lincoln | Topeka
with a University of California campus
Los Angeles | San Diego | San Francisco | + 3 more
whose name begins with FORT
Fort Worth | Fort Wayne | Fort Lauderdale | Fort Collins
on the Missouri River
Kansas City | Omaha | St. Louis | Kansas City | Independence
in the Carolinas, on the Atlantic coast
Charleston | Wilmington
that has been the U.S. capital since 1776
* Excluding Washington, D.C.
New York City | Philadelphia | Baltimore
in Indiana, other than Indianapolis
Fort Wayne | Evansville | South Bend | Carmel
that receives less than eight inches of
precipitation annually
Las Vegas | Bakersfield | Henderson | Reno | + 4 more
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Level 85
Aug 7, 2020
Good stuff. Challenging, too; I barely made it with 14 seconds left.
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Level 85
Aug 7, 2020
The first quiz on which "Fort Wayne" is the answer to TWO questions!
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Level 73
Aug 7, 2020
Does Edinburg (Texas) not count for a city sharing its name with a UK city? It has 100k people according to Wikipedia.
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Level 74
Aug 7, 2020
The Scottish city has an H on the end, but I'll change it to English city to remove any ambiguity
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Level 69
Aug 7, 2020
Are there two different cities named Scottsdale in Phoenix?
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Level 75
Aug 11, 2020
Same with Kansas City & the Missouri Q ... although are they considered separate cities each side of the state boundary?
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Level 74
Aug 11, 2020
Yes, they are separate cities
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Level 73
Aug 12, 2020
Maybe one of the Scottsdales should be Glendale?
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Level 85
Aug 8, 2020
Portsmouth in the UK is an official city (since 1926) and Portsmouth in the USA is a city. Why isn’t it allowed?
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Level 74
Aug 8, 2020
According to the source linked in the description, Portsmouth, Virginia no longer has 100,000 people, coming in at 94,398. Portsmouth, New Hampshire is below that too.
+4
Level 62
Aug 9, 2020
Was hoping that Pawnee, Indiana had 100k people...
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Level 76
Aug 12, 2020
How did I forget Las Vegas? 🤦‍♂️😂
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Level 86
Aug 12, 2020
Maybe you learned about Las Vegas while you were in Las Vegas, and when you left that knowledge had to stay there?
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Level 50
Aug 15, 2020
I'm sitting here in Las Vegas... and it's the 5th answer I tried.
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Level 69
Aug 12, 2020
At the risk of being too technical, the confluence of the Missouri and Mississippi Rivers happens just north of the city limits of St. Louis city proper, and therefore it shouldn't be a valid answer as a city along the Missouri River
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Level 58
Aug 12, 2020
Great quiz. Doesn’t Wichita fall within 200miles of the centre point?
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Level 28
Aug 12, 2020
Why 4 minutes ? Not enough time.
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Level 75
Aug 12, 2020
Screaming at my computer "Why won't it accept Fort Bend?!?!".......................ooooohhhh.
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Level 60
Aug 12, 2020
I'm pretty sure Wichita, Kansas is within the 200 mile radius of the geographic center. Might need to add that.
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Level 55
Aug 12, 2020
its in the quiz
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Level 87
Aug 12, 2020
First time my hometown and my current city of residence are both answers. Happens to be the same question. Thank you Texas urban sprawl.
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Level 56
Aug 12, 2020
Wichita is also within 200 miles of the US geographical center.
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Level 56
Aug 12, 2020
Wichita is at least 199 miles from the center to downtown, so please update?
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Level 56
Aug 12, 2020
Wow, we commented at the same time...
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Level 44
Aug 12, 2020
Wtf? There's a Vancouver USA too? Well this is news to me lol.
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Level 74
Aug 12, 2020
Yep, it's in Washington state, right across the Columbia River from Portland, Oregon
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Level 54
Aug 12, 2020
Gary is a city in Indiana as is Terre Haute. They should have been added.
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Level 74
Aug 12, 2020
Neither of them have a population above 100,000
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Level 63
Aug 13, 2020
Gary had 100k before everyone left...
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Level 74
Aug 13, 2020
I just decided to make a quiz for that. Try it here: U.S. Cities that Formerly Had 100,000 People
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Level 44
Aug 14, 2020
So Myrtle Beach SC - are you saying its not a city or not on the coast?
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Level 74
Aug 14, 2020
Myrtle Beach is not big enough
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Level 76
Aug 16, 2020
Too many questions about imperial measurements, yet some still used metric measurements.
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Level 74
Aug 25, 2020
This is a quiz about the United States, so it uses imperial measurements for the most part.
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Level 70
Oct 22, 2020
What about Boston for the UK cities?
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Level 74
Oct 22, 2020
Not an official city
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Level 57
Feb 25, 2021
Is Gary no longer in Indiana?
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Level 74
Feb 25, 2021
Nope. It migrated to Wisconsin last October.
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Level 57
Mar 11, 2021
That's right, it's just outside VICKSBURG
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Level 58
Apr 11, 2021
Uhhh...isn't Vancouver in Canada? If I'm wrong, than that completely changes my mindset on that city.
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Level 74
Apr 11, 2021
The one you are thinking of is indeed in Canada, however, there is a much smaller Washington city across the Columbia River from Portland that is also named Vancouver.