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What four US presidents have state capitals named after them?

Question #7847. Asked by missy.
Last updated Sep 13 2011.

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There are four state capitals named after U.S. presidents. They are Lincoln, Nebraska for Abraham Lincoln, Madison, Wisconsin for James Madison, Jackson, Mississippi for Andrew Jackson, and Jefferson City, Missouri for Thomas Jefferson.

Nov 14 2000, 4:04 PM
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That you know of, There is also Cleveland Ohio, for Grover Cleveland

Sep 10 2011, 9:48 PM
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Actually, Cleveland was named after General Moses Cleaveland (and had the extra 'a' in it) in 1796 - about 40 years before the birth of Grover Cleveland. link Cleveland, Mississippi, is named after him.

Sep 11 2011, 5:02 AM
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In any case, the capital of Ohio is Columbus.
We've never had a U.S. President named Columbus.


Sep 13 2011, 2:29 AM
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