American Cities /Greek Names
by Brady Flemister
Athens is a small town in Illinois with a population less than 2000.
It was named to honor the Academy of Aristotle and Plato.
Named after the goddess Athena.
Crete is another small town in Illinois with a population of less than 8000.
Has a total of 9.63 square miles.
Named after the largest Greek island.
Athens is a small town in Texas with a population over 12,000.
Considered the Black Eyed Pea Capitol of the World.
It was named after Athens, Alabama from an early resident.
Ithaca is a tiny village in Nebraska with only 148 residents.
Ithaca derives from the word itchy or cheerful.
Founded in 1866.
Sparta is a small town in Wisconsin.
Population less than 10,000.
Known as the bicycle capital of the nation.
Athens is a medium sized town in Northeastern Georgia.
Population about 120,000
The location of University of Georgia
Alexandria is a medium sized town in Louisiana.
Population about 50,000.
Almost the exact center of the state.
Marathon is a city located on islands of the Florida Keys.
Population is less than 10,000.
Like most other parts of Florida, Marathon has only 2 seasons, hot and wet.
Athens is a small town in Maine.
Population is a little over 1,000.
Has no formal government or police.
Olympia is a medium sized town in Washington.
Population is a little under 50,000.
The capital of Washington.