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First U.S. Cities to Reach 100,000 People

Name the cities in the United States that were the first to reach a population of one hundred thousand.
One of these cities no longer exists
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First submittedSeptember 6, 2017
Last updatedSeptember 6, 2017
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Year
City
1819
New York City
1839
Baltimore
1840
New Orleans
1842
Boston
1843
Philadelphia
1848
Cincinnati
1851
Brooklyn
1853
St. Louis
1859
Chicago
1865
San Francisco
Year
City
1866
Buffalo
1869
Newark
1869
Washington D.C.
1870
Louisville
1872
Cleveland
1872
Pittsburgh
1875
Jersey City
1877
Milwaukee
1878
Detroit
1879
Providence
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level 83
Sep 6, 2017
Well, Brooklyn still exists, it's just no long a separate city on its own.
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level 30
Apr 1, 2018
In this case, it's a subdivision of NYC, so technically it doesn't exist.
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level 65
Sep 16, 2017
Missed Newark and Jersey City (didn't even think of NJ, duh). Good quiz.
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level 71
Dec 19, 2017
Damn. Only missed Jersey City and (somehow) New Orleans.
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level 32
Mar 27, 2018
Can't believe I forgot Brooklyn was once a city. Also missed the New Jersey ones, Milwaukee, and Providence (which I knew was old, but it's not that big today).
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level 63
Mar 27, 2018
It's pronounced "mill-e-wah-que" which is Algonquin for "the good land."
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level 79
Mar 27, 2018
WE'RE NOT WORTHY!!!
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level 55
Mar 27, 2018
does this guy know how to party or what?
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level 70
Aug 13, 2018
School's out for summer.
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level 76
Mar 27, 2018
Got them all except Louisville. I remembered Brooklyn showing up on the biggest American cities by decade quiz.
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level 46
Mar 30, 2018
Same thing! Wouldn't have gotten Brooklyn except for that decades quiz. And Louisville....never saw that one coming.
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level 75
Mar 27, 2018
Got Jersey City but forgot Newark.
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level 55
Mar 27, 2018
Forgot Brooklyn and I live there.
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level 70
Aug 13, 2018
I forgot New York City and I'm taking the quiz from the zeppelin mast on the Empire State Building in a gorilla suit.
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