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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.

100

140

.
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

-

-

196

-

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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