List of renamed places in the United States
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These are the list of renamed places in the United States --- various political and physical entities in the U.S. that have had their names changed, though not by merger, split, or any other process which was not one-to-one. It also generally does not include differences due to a change in status, for example, a "River Bluff Recreation Area" the becomes "River Bluff State Parkway".
- City of Grover City (1959-1992) is now Grover Beach
- Big Shanty (to 1860s) is now Kennesaw
- Cass County (to 1860s) is now Bartow County
- Crossroads is now Vinings
- Franklin is now West Point (there is now another Franklin nearby)
- Hammond is now Sandy Springs
- Harnageville (1832–1880) is now Tate
- Jonesborough is now Jonesboro
- Lovejoy's Station is now Lovejoy
- Marble Works (to 1832) is now Tate
- Marthasville (late 1840s) is now Atlanta
- New Prospect Camp Ground is now Alpharetta
- Northcutt Station (1840–1843) is now Acworth
- Paces is now Vinings
- Rough and Ready is now Mountain View
- Ruff's Station is now Smyrna
- Terminus (mid-1840s) was later Atlanta
- Tunnelsville (1848–1856) is now Tunnel Hill
- Varner's Station is now Smyrna
- Hudson in DeKalb County is now Sedan (there is another Hudson in neighboring Steuben County)
- Iba was also a previous name for Sedan
- Jervis or Jarvis in DeKalb County is now Butler
- Kekionga, the capital of the Miami tribe, is now Fort Wayne.
- Newport in Wayne County is now Fountain City (there is another Newport in Vermillion County)
- Vienna in DeKalb County is now Newville.
- Hot Springs is now Truth or Consequences, New Mexico
- Hamburgh (later Hamburg) is now Glenville
- The towns of Leaksville, Spray, and Draper were consolidated and became the city of Eden in 1967.
- Losantiville (prior to 1790) is now Cincinnati
- Mauch Chunk (prior to 1953) is now Jim Thorpe
- Jackson's Hole was changed to Jackson Hole and is now simply Jackson
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- Wyden, Ron (US Senator) (September 10, 2013). "Senate Report 113-93, Designation of Denali in the State of Alaska". US Government Publishing Office. Retrieved November 8, 2015.
- Campbell, Jon (November 8, 2015). "Old Name Officially Returns to Nation's Highest Peak". U.S. Board on Geographic Names (U.S. Geological Survey). Retrieved August 31, 2015.
- Hersher, Rebecca (1 December 2016). "Barrow, Alaska, Changes Its Name Back To Its Original 'Utqiagvik'". The Two-Way. NPR. Retrieved 4 July 2019.
- Logan & Vance 1989, p. 307
- Roark, H. Randal (1975). "Atlanta: Urban Patterns". The American Institute of Architects Guide to Atlanta. Atlanta Chapter of the American Institute of Architects. p. 13.
- Logan & Vance 1989, p. 288
- Edgar, Walter (1998). South Carolina: A History. Columbia, S.C.: University of South Carolina Press. p. 587. ISBN 1570032556. OCLC 38964188.