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Old 04-11-2015, 05:18 PM
 
Location: Closer than you think!
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Originally Posted by MrKnight View Post
Strongly Disagree. In Florida it is most definitely Orlando for #2, not Tampa. I would classify Tampa as the #3 city in the state in the order as follows:

1. Miami
2. Orlando
3. Tampa
4. Jacksonville
Tampa is the 2nd city in Florida

 
Old 04-11-2015, 05:28 PM
 
Location: northern Vermont - previously NM, WA, & MA
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Hawaii - Does it have any other cities than Honolulu?
Hilo is the largest city on the Big Island and the second largest city in the state. UH has a campus there. It's basically a big town and the commercial center for the Big Island.

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Old 04-11-2015, 05:37 PM
 
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Tampa is the 2nd city in Florida
It's debatable. Orlando definitely has the larger profile being a huge tourism/convention destination.
 
Old 04-11-2015, 05:45 PM
 
Location: Center City, Philadelphia
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It's debatable. Orlando definitely has the larger profile being a huge tourism/convention destination.
I agree. Orlando is a destination where most us have probably been at least a few times for the reasons you mention.
 
Old 04-11-2015, 06:44 PM
 
Location: Juneau
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Juneau is the new second city in Ak.
 
Old 04-11-2015, 09:38 PM
 
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Salisbury, with an MSA of 125,203, is another contender. While smaller than Hagerstown and Frederick, it's still the largest city on Maryland's Eastern Shore.
I think there are a lot of places in Maryland that could claim second city - Salisbury, Hagerstown, Frederick, Annapolis, and Bethesda/Chevy Chase, perhaps. I'd have to pick Annapolis, as it's the capitol, and is home to the naval academy, as well as having a dense vibrant community.
 
Old 04-11-2015, 10:31 PM
Status: "Astros 1st place in the AL West !" (set 27 days ago)
 
Location: Beautiful Northwest Houston
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I agree.

While the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex is larger than Greater Houston, Greater Houston is wealthier.

List of U.S. metropolitan areas by GDP - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Excellent rational Dawn. I agree 100%.
 
Old 04-12-2015, 03:51 AM
 
Location: Washington State
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Washington is kind of funny. It's technically Spokane in terms of population, but economically, Tacoma and even Bellevue have more clout. I'd say it's Tacoma v. Bellevue. In 10 or so years, Bellevue's going to be far more developed than either Tacoma or Spokane. As it is, Bellevue is attracting many more white collar jobs.
I said Bellevue as well but I think only Washingtonians would know that.
 
Old 04-12-2015, 04:34 AM
 
Location: Mableton, GA USA (NW Atlanta suburb, 4 miles OTP)
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Going to have to disagree here, I think Savannah has a whole lot more notoriety.
I would agree. Savannah is a desired destination. The other cities in the state are just there, but not of much interest either inside of outside of the state.
 
Old 04-12-2015, 04:50 AM
 
Location: Miami Beach, FL/Tokyo, Japan
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Tampa is the 2nd city in Florida
In what measure? Orlando is home to the world class amusement parks that draw people from all over the USA and the world, a better more diversified economy, a more international feel than sleepy, suburban Tampa.

Tampa maybe bigger (in metro area) but this thread is not about metro area population sizes, otherwise people would just look that up!
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