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Lists of U.S. county name etymologies

These are lists of U.S. county name etymologies. Many U.S. states have counties named after U.S. presidents such as Washington, Madison, Polk, Jefferson, etc. Counties are also commonly named after famous individuals, local Native American tribes once in the area, cities located within the county, and land or water features (Cerro Gordo County, Iowa, meaning "Fat Hill" in Spanish, and Lake County, Illinois, on Lake Michigan).

Contents

  • Alphabetically 1
  • Miscellaneous 2
  • See also 3
  • External links 4

Alphabetically

Miscellaneous

See also

External links

  • GEOBOPological Survey: The most popular county names, from Washington to Buffalo
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