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Fun Facts: Presidents Day!

Carrie Coppernoll Modified: April 18, 2013 at 12:40 pm •  Published: February 18, 2013

It’s Presidents Day! That means that today, some of us will have a work holiday, and the rest of us will be jealous. Regardless, let’s celebrate with this fun info from the Census. It turns out that people love to name towns and such after presidents, according to Census data. Here are the most popular presidential names, along with how many places are named after them:

  • Washington, 127
  • Lincoln, 95
  • Jackson, 96
  • Jefferson, 84
  • Clinton, 61
  • Madison, 70
  • Monroe, 64
  • Grant, 62
  • Harrison, 39
  • Adams, 42
  • Cleveland, 32
  • Garfield, 27
  • Wilson, 37
  • Taylor, 47