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Biggest U.S. Cities by Letter - L

Name the biggest cities in the United States that start with the letter L.
Cities proper, not metro areas. Technically, two are consolidated city/counties
2014 U.S. census estimates
Last updated: September 05, 2018
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State
Hint
City
3,928,864
California
City of Angels
Los Angeles
760,026
Kentucky
Baseball Bats
Louisville
613,599
Nevada
Sin City
Las Vegas
473,577
California
Snoop Dogg
Long Beach
310,797
Kentucky
Bluegrass
Lexington-
Fayette
272,996
Nebraska
University
Lincoln
252,309
Texas
Rio Grande
Laredo
243,839
Texas
Cotton
Lubbock
197,706
Arkansas
Integration
Little Rock
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State
Hint
City
161,043
California
Palmdale Neighbor
Lancaster
149,643
Colorado
Denver Suburb
Lakewood
126,066
Louisiana
Acadiana
Lafayette
114,620
Michigan
State Capital
Lansing
109,945
Mass.
Textile Mills
Lowell
102,889
Texas
Dallas Suburb
Lewisville
102,346
Florida
38 Lakes
Lakeland
101,408
New Mexico
City of the Crosses
Las Cruces
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level 73
Jul 14, 2015
Got hung up on Lubbock. I live there.
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level 58
Jul 31, 2015
I agree that it is a poor clue. "Texas Tech" would have been a better one.
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level 52
Apr 16, 2017
Definitely. Plenty in Lubbock more than cotton, and plenty of cotton elsewhere in Texas.
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level 70
Sep 24, 2017
Home town of Mac Davis. Even had a hit song about how at one time, "happiness was Lubbock, Texas in my rearview mirror."
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level 75
Jan 21, 2019
I was thinking "rear view mirror" would have been the perfect clue!
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level 68
Jul 31, 2015
Lakewood has got to be the most boring name for a suburb ever.
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level 58
Jul 31, 2015
Several suburban neighborhoods outside of Baton Rouge, La incorporated in 2005 and named the new town Central City. Now that is one of the most boring names ever. It sounds like a soap opera or comic book town.
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level 48
Sep 13, 2015
What about Boring, OR?
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level 48
Aug 1, 2015
I missed Las Vegas... Oh God...
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level 44
Aug 1, 2015
Yay, one of the 5% of people who got Lewisville! Considering I'm from the city right next to it and went to school in Lewisville Independent School District :)
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level 56
May 15, 2016
16/17 and I got Lewisville.
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level 75
Aug 2, 2017
I bet half of them just misspelled Louisville
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level 22
Aug 1, 2015
Got all of them surprisingly, considering I don't even live in a city, let alone a town! I'm stuck out here in the country, out in Illinois.
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level 59
Aug 3, 2015
So you live in a village? I believe that's the only thing smaller than a town in Illinois.
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level 75
May 4, 2017
Unless you live on a farm, like me.
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level 33
Sep 20, 2015
I enetered Lancaster thinking it was in Pennsylvania..
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level 75
Oct 31, 2016
Didn't know Lakeland but was able to guess it out of thin air based on the hint.
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level 57
Mar 2, 2018
Littleton is also a large suburb of Denver, CO.
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level 59
Aug 16, 2018
But, it doesn't have nearly the population.
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level 31
Sep 21, 2018
but Littleton fits the description.
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level 69
Aug 18, 2018
Wow Louisville is larger than I thought.
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level 76
Jan 21, 2019
Next update will almost certainly have League City... I moved there 15 years ago when it was under 50K and now its over 110K.