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U.S. Cities named after UK cities

Name the U.S. cities with a population > 100,000 named directly after UK cities, towns or villages
City proper, 2020 estimates
Excludes cities named after people or other U.S. cities
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Last updated: August 30, 2021
First submittedAugust 30, 2021
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State
Population
City
Named for
MA
675,647
Boston
Boston, Lincolnshire
NJ
311,549
Newark
Newark-on-Trent, Nottinghamshire
VA
226,610
Richmond
Richmond, Greater London
MA
206,518
Worcester
Worcester, Worcestershire
AL
200,733
Birmingham
Birmingham, West Midlands
MA
155,929
Springfield
Springfield, Essex
CT
135,470
Stamford
Stamford, Lincolnshire
CT
121,054
Hartford
Hertford, Hertfordshire
MA
118,403
Cambridge
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
NH
115,644
Manchester
Manchester, Greater Manchester
MA
101,253
Lynn
King's Lynn, Norfolk
TX
100,243
Edinburg
Edinburgh, Scotland
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Level 63
Aug 30, 2021
new london, ct?
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Level 67
Aug 31, 2021
This quiz only considers cities with population >100K - New London only had around 27K in the latest census.
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Level 28
Aug 31, 2021
Durham?
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Level 67
Aug 31, 2021
Named after Dr. Bartlett S. Durham
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Level 74
Aug 31, 2021
Rochester?
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Level 67
Aug 31, 2021
Named after its founder, Nathaniel Rochester
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Level 65
Aug 31, 2021
Stamford CT?
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Level 67
Aug 31, 2021
Is in there :)
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Level 65
Sep 1, 2021
My apologies - I think I was having a day of stupid yesterday. Thanks for a thoroughly researched quiz.
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Level 67
Sep 1, 2021
Thank you!
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Level 28
Nov 21, 2021
Quite a few of those aren't even cities?
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Level 64
Nov 21, 2021
We look forward to you making the effort to compile a quiz in future Martine ;)
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Level 67
Nov 26, 2021
Please read the description, UK towns or villages are included.