Top Ten Places Named after U.S. PresidentsThis list covers the places (doesn't necessarily have to be in the U.S.) named after presidents of the United States of America. They have to be named in honor of the president in question to count. This list includes cities, a state, a South American Province, and a mountain.
This is the most interesting one, so I had to put it at #1. No one really remembers who Rutherford B. Hayes was unless they lived in Paraguay, in which case the department in this case (which is term for Paraguayan province) was actually awarded to the country after the Paraguayan war between the nation and Argentina. President Hayes awarded the territory to Paraguay during the dispute, and the whole province was named after him. So was the capital city of the department, named Villa Hayes.
This one is obvious. Washington state was named in honor of George Washington. Nothing else to say here.
Yet another one that is quite obviously named after president Washington.
The capital city of Liberia was named after president James Monroe, who championed the freedom of the independent African nation Liberia and the American Colonization Society.
Named after Abraham Lincoln
Named after Andrew Jackson
Named after Thomas Jefferson
Although it is now called by its original name Denali, when William McKinley ran for president, a gold prospector named it that to support McKinley when he would eventually become president. Then, President Woodrow Wilson would sign the Mount McKinley National Park Act, recognizing it as the name. It would be officially reinstated as Denali in 2015, but it was named for a president at the time.
That's a purty interesting name history
Located in the province of Aklan, New Washington was yet another place named in honor of George Washington. In particular as a tribute to English educators who helped Filipinos teach English in the area.
People wouldn't deny that it's a bad place, but it's considered to be one of the greatest cities in America. It seems to have a great culture of art and food. There are plenty of good outdoor activities. There are great jobs. It's a college town of less than a half-million, but don't forget that it's some of the most liberal places in the entire country and even the world. The congressman who represents this city is even more liberal than AOC.
Named after James Madison