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Old 05-29-2017, 08:31 PM
 
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Is Seattle the only city that isn't a state, provincial or national capital that has a Capital Hill neighborhood?
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Old 05-29-2017, 10:05 PM
 
Location: WA Desert, Seattle native
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I can't completely answer your question. However, it would be good to know that Seattle's neighborhood is spelled Capitol, not Capital. The name stems from some businessmen who wanted the capitol of Washington to be moved from Olympia to Broadway Hill, the former name. Thus the name for a legislative center took hold.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Capitol_Hill_(Seattle)
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Old 05-31-2017, 03:47 PM
 
Location: Oklahoma
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Oklahoma City has a Capital Hill area along with a high school named Capital Hill. Strange thing about it is that the State Capital isn't located in Capital Hill.
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Old 05-31-2017, 03:54 PM
 
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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Capito...disambiguation)
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Old 05-31-2017, 08:04 PM
 
Location: Oklahoma City
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Oklahoma City has a Capital Hill area along with a high school named Capital Hill. Strange thing about it is that the State Capital isn't located in Capital Hill.
Capitol Hill was once a separate town that was platted in 1900, and was named so in the hopes to bring the state capitol building to Capitol Hill. The town was annexed into OKC in 1909.
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Old 05-31-2017, 08:43 PM
 
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Oklahoma City has a Capital Hill area along with a high school named Capital Hill. Strange thing about it is that the State Capital isn't located in Capital Hill.
Actually it's called Capitol Hill there too, same reason as Seattle. They weren't saying it was a hill in the capital city. It was referring to the capitol building in some way.

Denver is another one.
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