Statistics for Places in America named after places in Britain

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Hint Answer % Correct
City in Newton County, Georgia, named after prominent British universityOxford
91%
USA's largest city, named after walled city of northern EnglandNew York
89%
Northeastern US state named after south England countyNew Hampshire
78%
US state named after channel islandNew Jersey
50%
City of Alabama, named after Midlands city, both famous for their riotsBirmingham
47%
Seaport city in Maine, named after city in Northern IrelandBelfast
45%
South Dakota city with the motto "Live, Work, Play", named after UK countryScotland
42%
Kentucky city of 8,000 people, named after English city of 8,000,000 peopleLondon
36%
Region of the northeast USA or city in North Dakota, named after British countryNew England
34%
Westernmost city in mainland America, named after UK countryWales, Alaska
30%
Ghost town in Illinois, named after Welsh cityCardiff
27%
City in Barron County, Wisconsin, named after north England county famous for sausagesCumberland
23%
Town in Vermont named after Celtic county of EnglandCornwall
16%
Mining town of California, named after mining city of WalesSwansea
11%
Town in Pennsylvania, named after town in Wales, known locally as MontcoMontgomery
11%
City in Pennsylvania's Slate Belt, named after North Welsh cityBangor
9%
New York/Ohio cities names come from the Gaelic word for ScotlandAlbany
8%
Suburb of Tacoma, Washington, named after historic Scottish countyFife
5%
Quaker founded Pennsylvania city and college, named after estate in North WalesBryn Mawr
5%
Massachusetts city, first of many places named after parish of EssexSpringfield
3%
Town in Rhode Island, named after city Henry Stuart was duke ofGlocester
2%
Many towns share their names with a village in Renfrewshire, ScotlandHouston
2%
City of Colorado, named for region of British capital cityWestminster
2%
Town in Maryland, named for North Welsh mountainsBerwyn Heights
0%

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