With a whopping 19,495 cities in America, it's not surprising that the need to reuse names was a necessity over the generations.

24/7 Wall St has compiled a list of America's Most Repeated City Names and almost all of them can be found somewhere in South Dakota, Iowa, and Minnesota.

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FRANKLIN (32 cities in U.S.) 

CLINTON (30 cities in U.S.)

MADISON (26 cities in U.S.)

FAIRVIEW (26 cities in U.S.)

WASHINGTON (25 cities in U.S.)

MANCHESTER (24 cities in U.S.)

MARION (24 cities in U.S.)

SALEM (24 cities in U.S.)

  • South Dakota: McCook County (population: 1,325)
  • Iowa: Henry County (population: 394)
  • Minnesota: Olmsted County (population 1,061) and Cass County (population unknown)

CHESTER (24 cities in U.S.)

  • South Dakota: Lake County (population: 257)
  • Iowa: Howard County (population: 139)
  • Minnesota: Polk County (population: 79) and  Wabasha County (population: 470)

ARLINGTON (23 cities in U.S.)

MONROE (23 cities in U.S.)

SPRINGFIELD (23 cities in U.S.)

MILFORD (23 cities in U.S.)

  • South Dakota: None
  • Iowa: Dickinson County (population: 3,321)
  • Minnesota: Brown County (population: 793)

GREENVILLE (23 cities in U.S.)

  • South Dakota: None
  • Iowa: Clay County (population: 71)
  • Minnesota: None

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