State Capital Etymology

Name the state capital based on its etymology.
Some of these are insanely abstract, just try with process of elimination
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State Capital
Named after a part of a river called "Frank's Ford"
Frankfort
Named for a general in the Creek War of 1813
Montgomery
Name for the explorer who "discovered" America
Columbus
Named for a famous Quebecois gold prospector
Juneau
Named for a famous Prussian who unified the German states
Bismarck
Named for a tall red pole seen when the city was founded
Baton Rouge
Named after ann indigenous people of the Great Plains
Cheyenne
Named after the father of Colonel George Clendenin
Charleston
Named after a small geological landmark on the Arkansas River
Little Rock
Named for English trader John Harris Sr.
Harrisburg
Name for an indigenous word that means "place where we dug potatoes"
Topeka
Named after a famous Civil War-era president
Lincoln
Named for the author of the Declaration of Independence
Jefferson City
Named for an indigenous word meaning "sheltered harbor" or "calm port"
Honolulu
Named as the city had "been born from the ruins of a former civiilzation"
Phoenix
Named for the man who established the Roanoke Colony
Raleigh
Named for the explorer who "discovered" America
Columbia
Named for the shortened version of its original name, Atlantica-Pacifica
Atlanta
Named after the American General honored in the Battle of New Orleans
Jackson
Named after the daughter of Henry Dearborn
Augusta
Named for Choctaw words okla and humma meaning "red people"
Oklahoma City
Named after a township in Scott County Minnesota by gold prospectors
Helena
Named possibly for the French word for wood, exact etymology debated
Boise
Named for a title given to sons in the British Royal Family
Albany
Named for the fourth president of the United States
Madison
Named after a New York city north of Ithaca
Lansing
Named after a famous French fur trader
Pierre
Named for the anglicized version of the word shalom
Salem
Named for a Muskogean word meaning "old fields" or "old town"
Tallahassee
Named after the the term for God's intervention in the world
Providence
Named after celebrated industry town in Massachusetts
Springfield
Named for William Penn after a town in Kent county of England
Dover
Named for a city in southern France
Montpelier
Named after famous frontiersman and fur trapper who led expeditions in the Rockies
Carson City
Named after an apostle called Saul of Tarsus in his native language
St. Paul
Named after a town in Lincolnshire, England from where many colonists came from
Boston
Named for French phrase "of the monks"
Des Moines
Named after the man called the "Father of Texas"
Austin
Named after prominent trader William Trent
Trenton
Named for a governor of Kansas who looked to gain territory east of the rockies
Denver
Named for a mountain which was named after another famous Greek mountain
Olympia
Named for the unique hydrological feature it lies on
Salt Lake City
Named after Hertford, England
Hartford
Named for another word for harmony
Concord
Named after Princess Anne of Denmark and Norway
Annapolis
Named for Fort Nashborough where it was built near
Nashville
Named for a part of London because the James River was reminiscent of the Thames
Richmond
Named after Gabriel Moraga who named the local river the Blessed Sacrament
Sacramento
Named for the Spanish term for "holy faith"
Santa Fe
Name simply means "city of the state of the Indians"
Indianapolis
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Sep 14, 2017
Great quiz!
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Dec 12, 2019
Yeah really good