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Old 08-23-2017, 07:16 AM
 
Location: Baltimore, MD
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Seaford, Delaware is located inland, about 35 miles from the actual sea (Atlantic Ocean). It's named after a town in the UK that is actually on the sea.
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Old 08-23-2017, 11:52 AM
 
Location: Kansas City, MISSOURI
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Pacific, Missouri, of course, is located nowhere near the Pacific Ocean.
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Old 08-23-2017, 12:26 PM
 
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Mexico, NY is near the Canadian border.
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Old 08-23-2017, 12:29 PM
 
Location: 304
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Not ironic, but South Charleston, WV is actually NW of Charleston.
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Old 08-23-2017, 08:01 PM
 
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Rocky Mount, NC, is in the eastern part of NC, nowhere close to any mountains. Supposedly there was a rock in the small river there.

Mount Rainier, MD is an older suburb of Wash DC and rather flat.

Saint Marys City, MD has not a single commercial business, other than the colonial museum gift shop. Its the first place that settlers landed in MD, and established a settlement, and also has a college.
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Old 08-23-2017, 08:35 PM
 
Location: Washington State desert
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Cool fact about Seattle. Originally was called "Duwamps" after the Duwamish Indians. Renamed after the Indian chief, Sealish, later Sealth, but modified to "Seattle".
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Old 08-23-2017, 08:47 PM
 
Location: Seattle WA, USA
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Cool fact about Seattle. Originally was called "Duwamps" after the Duwamish Indians. Renamed after the Indian chief, Sealth, but modified to "Seattle".
that brings up an interesting point, Duwamps (pioneer square/downtown) and New York Alki (Alki point/west seattle) used to compete as to which settlement would become the city center, obviously Duwamps won, ironically Alki means someday in the chinook language, but it seems that Alki Point/west Seattle will never be like New York since they lost that battle to downtown Seattle.
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Old 08-23-2017, 10:07 PM
 
Location: Washington State desert
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The white settlers were from New York and wanted Alki to be another New York. As you said, they chose the present site of downtown Seattle instead, and the rest is history.
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Old 08-23-2017, 10:12 PM
 
Location: Ithaca, New York
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Providence, Rhode Island /
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Old 08-24-2017, 09:03 AM
 
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Upper Sandusky, Ohio is a ways south of the better known Sandusky on Lake Erie.
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