Special Report

Towns and Cities With the Longest Names

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5. Dalworthington Gardens
> State: Texas
> Population: 2,233

Dalworthington Gardens, located in Tarrant County, gets its name from a combination of three Texas cities — Dallas, Fort Worth, and Arlington.

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4. Washington Court House
> State: Ohio
> Population: 14,115

Washington Court House, a city in Fayette County, Ohio, is located between Cincinnati and Columbus — some of the largest cities in the state.

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3. Rancho Santa Margarita
> State: California
> Population: 49,038

Rancho Santa Margarita is the third most populous city on this list. It is located in Orange County, one of California’s most affluent regions.

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2. Bellefontaine Neighbors
> State: Missouri
> Population: 10,785

The second longest name for a town or city in the nation is Bellefontaine Neighbors, located in St. Louis County, Missouri, just 20 minutes from the iconic Gateway Arch.

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1. Los Ranchos de Albuquerque
> State: New Mexico
> Population: 6,069

Los Ranchos de Albuquerque is the longest name for a city in the nation, consisting of 26 characters, including spaces. Located in Bernalillo County, New Mexico, the rural area initiated a plan aimed to preserve its lifestyle and open fields.