Places in America named after places in Britain

Do you know the places in America named after places in Britain?
Many places in the USA may have the same name and namesake, but specific individual ones are used in this quiz.
Hint: many of these places have the exact same name as their namesake, some have different spellings, and others have "New" in front of them.
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Last updated: February 13, 2016
First submittedFebruary 13, 2016
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Northeastern US state named after south England county
New Hampshire
City in Newton County, Georgia, named after prominent British university
Oxford
USA's largest city, named after walled city of northern England
New York
Quaker founded Pennsylvania city and college, named after estate in North Wales
Bryn Mawr
South Dakota city with the motto "Live, Work, Play", named after UK country
Scotland
City in Barron County, Wisconsin, named after north England county famous for sausages
Cumberland
Seaport city in Maine, named after city in Northern Ireland
Belfast
New York/Ohio cities names come from the Gaelic word for Scotland
Albany
Town in Rhode Island, named after city Henry Stuart was duke of
Glocester
Town in Maryland, named for North Welsh mountains
Berwyn Heights
Massachusetts city, first of many places named after parish of Essex
Springfield
Region of the northeast USA or city in North Dakota, named after British country
New England
Ghost town in Illinois, named after Welsh city
Cardiff
Suburb of Tacoma, Washington, named after historic Scottish county
Fife
City in Pennsylvania's Slate Belt, named after North Welsh city
Bangor
Kentucky city of 8,000 people, named after English city of 8,000,000 people
London
US state named after channel island
New Jersey
Westernmost city in mainland America, named after UK country
Wales, Alaska
Mining town of California, named after mining city of Wales
Swansea
Many towns share their names with a village in Renfrewshire, Scotland
Houston
City of Colorado, named for region of British capital city
Westminster
Town in Pennsylvania, named after town in Wales, known locally as Montco
Montgomery
Town in Vermont named after Celtic county of England
Cornwall
City of Alabama, named after Midlands city, both famous for their riots
Birmingham
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