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Old 03-01-2008, 04:00 PM
 
Location: Foot of the Rockies
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Erie and Superior, CO. Can't think of any others.

Many of our names are rather distictive: Boulder, Canon City, Pueblo, Wheat Ridge, etc.

Urbana, IL; Urbana, Ohio
Champaign/Champaign County, IL; Champaign Co. Ohio
Paris, IL
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Old 03-01-2008, 06:03 PM
 
Location: Chariton, Iowa
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Missouri has towns called Houston and Mexico. Illinois has Cairo and Tennessee has Memphis.
There used to be a running joke around southern Iowa about "going down to Mexico".
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Old 03-01-2008, 07:00 PM
 
Location: NJ
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So many in New Jersey (the name of the state for starters)

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Tahiti, did I forget any??
bwhaha!! well, you forgot........

just kidding - great list!
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Old 03-01-2008, 08:30 PM
 
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Rochester, MN, named for Roch., NY
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Old 03-01-2008, 09:12 PM
 
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Lake Forest, Califronia
Winnetka, Los Angeles, California
Both from Lake Forest and Winnetka, Illinois.
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Old 03-01-2008, 10:04 PM
 
Location: Austin, TX
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Can we mention poseur countries too?
New Zealand ftw
sure why not, aren't there like a million Decaturs too?
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Old 03-01-2008, 10:33 PM
 
Location: Foot of the Rockies
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sure why not, aren't there like a million Decaturs too?
Georgia and Illinois, that I know of.
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Old 03-01-2008, 10:39 PM
 
Location: Austin, TX
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There is a Texas one too...
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Old 03-01-2008, 11:38 PM
 
Location: Bradenton, Florida
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Bagdad, FL
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Old 03-02-2008, 03:02 AM
 
Location: Jersey City
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bwhaha!! well, you forgot........

just kidding - great list!
Thanks

Hey, side note... I went to pick up a friend in Bayonne earlier and we noticed Irwins on Broadway has been torn down.
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