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.

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