Results for - County etymology

1,835 voters participated in this survey

1. There are over 3100 counties in the United States, with 197 named after US Presidents. There are 31 counties named after George Washington. Do you know if there is a county in your state named after a president?

Yes
22%
407 votes
No
38%
691 votes
Undecided
12%
216 votes
Not Applicable
28%
521 votes

2. In Illinois, there are 6 counties named after a president, none of them Abraham Lincoln. Ten states have no counties names after a president. Are you in any of these states?

Massachusetts
3%
50 votes
Connecticut
3%
51 votes
New Hampshire
1%
25 votes
New Jersey
4%
70 votes
Delaware
1%
27 votes
South Carolina
2%
36 votes
Arizona
2%
33 votes
Hawaii
1%
12 votes
California
5%
97 votes
Alaska
1%
17 votes
I'm somewhere else in the states or Canada, or?
77%
1,417 votes

3. Here is a bit of trivia, check off what you know:

The state of Virginia first created counties for the reason to ease the administrative work load
11%
210 votes
The newest county in the United States is the City and County of Broomfield, Colorado, established in 2001 as a consolidated city-county.
10%
176 votes
Another equivalent of county is borough and parish (New York and Louisianna, respecitively)
34%
619 votes
There are several cities in the US that do not belong to a county
55%
1,006 votes
Trivia 1835 28 By: ptajuggalette

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