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U.S. County Name Popularity

The Most Common County Names
by Vaughn Aubuchon

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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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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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