American Cities with Greek Names
by: Jacob Dodson
Athens, California's population is 8,506. It is located in Los Angeles County.
The name Athens in Greek means, Athena. Athena was the goddess of wisdom and warfare.
In ancient Greece, Athens was named after Athena, goddess of wisdom and warfare. In nineteenth century Georgia, state officials chose a site for The University Of Georgia and named the surrounding area Athens.
Olympia was a ancient religious sanctuary located in Southern Greece. It is the site of the Olympic Games begun in the eighth century B.C. Olympia, Washington was named after the nearby Mount Olympus.
Troy is a city in Pike County, Alabama, United States. As of the 2010 census, the population was 18,033. Troy has experienced a growth spurt of over 4,000 people since 2000.
Troy is a city in and the county seat of Doniphan County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 1,010. Troy is part of the St. Joseph, MO–KS Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Crete is a village in Will County, Illinois, United States. The population was 7,346 at the 2000 census. Originally named Wood's Corner, it was founded in 1836 by Vermonters Dyantha and Willard Wood.
Sparta is a city in and the county seat of Monroe County, Wisconsin, United States, along the La Crosse River. The population was 9,602 as of July 1, 2011. Sparta is known as the Bicycling Capital of America.
Arcadia is a city and county seat of DeSoto County, Florida, United States. The population was 7,626 as of the 2013 census. Arcadia's Historic District is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Athens is a city in Henderson County, Texas, in the United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 12,710. It is the county seat of Henderson County.
Sparta is a city in White County, Tennessee, United States. The population was 4,599 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of White County.