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Geographic Names

U.S. County Name Popularity
The Most Common County Names
by Vaughn Aubuchon

The following list summarizes the most common names of all United States counties. The leader is Washington County - there are 31 counties in the US named Washington.
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100

140

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Most Popular U.S. County Names

Rank
Number
of
Counties

Name

Rank
Number
of
Counties

Name

1
31

Washington (1)

14

11

Morgan

2
28

Jefferson (3)

15
10

Pike

3
26

Franklin

10

Henry

4
25

Jackson (7)

10

Hancock

5
24

Lincoln (16)

10

Hamilton

6

20

Madison (4)

16

9

Shelby

20

Clay

9

Columbia

7
18

Union

9

Clinton

18

Montgomery

9

Brown

8

17

Monroe (5)

17
8

Webster

17

Marion

8

Orange

9
16

Wayne

8

Mercer

16

Green(e)

8

Lewis

16

Clark

8

Harrison (9-23)

10

15

Grant (18)

8

Butler

11

14

Warren

8

Boone

12

13

Carroll

18

7

Taylor (12)

13
12

Polk (11)

19
6

Mason

12

Marshall

6

Martin

12

Lee

6

Lafayette

12

Lake

6

Jones

12

Johnson (17)

6

Garfield (20)

12

Douglas

6

Delaware

12

Adams (2)

20

5

Pierce (14), York

14

11

Scott

5

Carter, Essex

429

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196

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President's names Bolded with (president #)

40

50

120

20

40

50

130 - 450


Disclaimer: I hope there are no errors.

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