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List of places named for DeWitt Clinton

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This is a list of places in the United States named for DeWitt Clinton. His role in the construction of the Erie Canal created accessible Eastern seaboard markets for Midwestern agriculture and he was widely admired by settlers, especially those hailing from New York.

Some of these places may have been named for both DeWitt Clinton and his uncle George Clinton, an important figure in the founding of the United States.

Counties and municipalities


Streets and parks






See also



  1. ^ Allan H. Keith, Historical Stories: About Greenville and Bond County, IL. Consulted on August 15, 2007.
  2. ^ Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. pp. 105.
  3. ^ "History of Clinton, Connecticut | Celebrating 350 Years in 2013". Archived from the original on 2013-06-03. Retrieved 2013-06-04.