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Biggest U.S. Cities by Letter - A

Name the biggest cities in the United States that start with the letter A.
Cities proper, not metro areas. Technically, three are consolidated city/counties
2014 U.S. census estimates
Last updated: May 21, 2015
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State
Hint
City
912,791
Texas
Capital
Austin
557,169
N. Mexico
Breaking Bad
Albuquerque
456,002
Georgia
Too Busy to Hate
Atlanta
383,204
Texas
Ballpark
Arlington
353,108
Colorado
Denver Suburb
Aurora
346,997
California
Disneyland
Anaheim
301,010
Alaska
Biggest in State
Anchorage
226,908
Virginia
Cemetery
Arlington
201,368
Georgia
Masters
Augusta
200,456
Illinois
Wayne's World
Aurora
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State
Hint
City
197,859
Ohio
Rubber
Akron
197,254
Texas
Yellow Rose
Amarillo
150,575
Virginia
D.C. Suburb
Alexandria
120,958
Texas
Cows and Oil
Abilene
120,938
Georgia
R.E.M.
Athens
119,104
Penn.
Billy Joel
Allentown
117,770
Michigan
University
Ann Arbor
113,574
Colorado
Denver Suburb
Arvada
108,930
California
Bay Area
Antioch
98,566
New York
Hudson River
Albany
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level 33
Feb 10, 2012
I must have tried to spell Albuquerque a 100 different ways, but didn't get the right one. Punishing myself by looking at it for 10 mins so I will never forget again
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level 65
Apr 5, 2018
Just type in ABQ, I live there and we all use that instead of the full name.
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level 26
Feb 10, 2012
Yeah, Allentown. Didn't know that was a place. Thank you Billy Joel.
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level 49
Jun 25, 2015
then you need some Yocco's
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level 60
Aug 22, 2015
Yeah Yocco's hot dogs rule!
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level 69
Dec 3, 2012
New Mexico!
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level 40
Jan 31, 2013
Who would ever get Aurora, Il if not for the Colorado version? And there's no way Aurora, Il has almost 200,000 people.
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level 69
Mar 28, 2013
I think these are metro areas.
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level 73
Jul 26, 2013
I live in IL, which is the only reason i knew it. I actually didn't know the Colorado one.
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level 75
Nov 2, 2018
Caveat says "Cities proper, not metro areas."
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level 75
Jun 25, 2015
I had no idea there was an Aurora, CO, but I got it because of Aurora, IL, which I'm familiar with. And I picked up the larger Arlington thanks to the one in Virginia.
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level 71
Jun 15, 2014
Annapolis, Maryland?
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level 76
Dec 18, 2014
38,394 as of the 2010 Census. To be the state capital and host the Naval Academy, it's not a very large city.
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level 75
Jun 25, 2015
I often guess Annapolis and it's never a right answer.
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level 49
Jun 25, 2015
I love that the photo is for Anchorage, #7 on the list, rather than the usual of matching to #1.
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level 59
Jun 25, 2015
Agree, but face it, who would recognise any of other 6 from a photo!
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level 75
Jun 27, 2015
Austin, Albuquerque and Atlanta all have reasonably easy to recognize skylines, and a few landmarks. Anaheim's got DisneyLand- everybody would recognize that. Could've put in something about Wayne's World in place of Aurora. Or the already referenced ballpark for Arlington.
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level 75
Jun 25, 2015
Thank you to family members living in Albany, Austin, Antioch, and Aurora.
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level 75
Jun 27, 2015
Why is this on the front page again already? Was there a mistake that was corrected?
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level 70
Jun 27, 2015
It was taken down and replaced by NBA #1 Draft Picks.
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level 75
Jun 27, 2015
Oh. No wonder I didn't notice. But, hey, I got Antioch this time.
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level 34
Jun 27, 2015
I love how Albany isn't even noted to be New York's capital
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level 50
May 14, 2017
Alameda, Albany, and Alamo are all closer to the San Francisco Bay than Antioch is.
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level 75
Jul 30, 2018
I forgot Alamo
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level 69
Sep 22, 2017
Damn. Anchorage is bigger than I thought.
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level 67
Jan 27, 2018
Think you know where the States of USA are? ….. try my "Walk the coast of USA quiz"…… here it is
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level 52
Dec 9, 2018
I just played that quiz before this one.
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level 44
Jan 11, 2019
Augusta VA is a county, not city!