Ever wonder about cities whose names exist in multiple states? I can think of a few from Iowa right off the bat.

 

  • 1

    Cedar Rapids

    We live here, in Iowa. There is also a Cedar Rapids in Nebraska and Wisconsin.

  • 2

    Marion

    According to a Wikipedia entry, besides the one in Iowa, Marion is also a city in Wisconsin, Missouri, Michigan, Nebraska, Kansas, Ohio, New York, Utah, Texas, Virginia and West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Oregon and nine other states.

  • 3

    Washington

    In fact, as of 2012, Marion is listed as one of the most common city names in the country based on postal records, along with Washington, which is not only a town in Iowa but 23 other states as well,  including Nebraska, Kansas, Michigan, Illinois and Indiana.

  • 4

    Clinton

    Clinton is also an Iowa town that ranks as one of the nation's most common, found in 26 total states.

  • 5

    Hiawatha

  • 6

    Brooklyn

    There is a Brooklyn in Iowa and New York.

  • 7

    Bronson

    Bronson is a small town in western Iowa. There are also Bronsons in Michigan, Minnesota, Kansas and Florida, as I found through a quick Google search.