Three municipalities in the United States with the first and last name of a person as their names

Phil Campbell, Alabama

Carol Stream, Illinois

Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania

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4 thoughts on “Three municipalities in the United States with the first and last name of a person as their names

  1. Oh, weird—I was assuming that Carol Stream was at least named for a nearby stream, but the truth is nearly the opposite, according to Wikipedia: “The village of Carol Stream is founded by Jay Stream . . . .”

    It’s like the old Dave Barry joke about the Marshall Plan being named for the guy who came up with it, namely Mr. Plan.

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