Saturday, July 4, 2009

Happy 4th of July!

Some fun facts before you enjoy the fireworks!

30: places nationwide with "liberty" in their name. The most populous is Liberty, Missouri (26,232). Iowa has more than any other state: 4 (Libertyville, New Liberty, North Liberty and West Liberty).

11 places have "independence" in their name. The most populous is Independence, Missouri, with 113,288 residents.

5 places adopted the name "freedom." Freedom, California, with 6,000 residents, has the largest population among these.

There is one place named "Patriot" in Indiana, with a population of 202.

And what could be more fitting than spending the day in a place called "America"? There are five such places in the country, with the most populous being American Fork, Utah, with 21,941 residents.

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