US Cities named for people, places, and things

Can you identify whether a US City was named after a person, a place, or a thing? (see quiz note)

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City NamePerson (A), Place (B), or Thing (C)Source of Name
Baltimore, Maryland
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Birmingham, Alabama
Boise, Idaho
Boston, Massachusetts
Charlotte, North Carolina
Chicago, Illinois
Cleveland, Ohio
Columbia, South Carolina
Las Vegas, Nevada
Lexington, Kentucky
Memphis, Tennessee
Montgomery, Alabama
City NamePerson (A), Place (B), or Thing (C)Source of Name
New York City, New York
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Portland, Maine
Providence, Rhode Island
Reno, Nevada
Richmond, Virginia
Sacramento, California
Seattle, Washington
St. Petersburg, Florida
Syracuse, New York
Tallahassee, Florida
Wilmington, Delaware

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