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Names From the BibleBethlehem, Georgia

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A small Georgia town named after the famous biblical town.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ChapterhouseInc

location: Georgia

date approved: 3/11/2010

last visited: 3/5/2010

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Names From the BibleRome, GA

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Rome, GA, is located in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains in Northwest Georgia. Rome's name is a commemoration of the Italian city of Rome. Rome, Georgia, was built on seven hills with a river running between them,

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North

location: Georgia

date approved: 3/11/2010

last visited: 11/26/2014

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Names From the BibleNarareth, Heredia Province, Costa Rica

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There is a sign on Hwy 4 in the province of Heredia, Costa Rica, that points to the tiny village of Nazareth.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing

location: Costa Rica

date approved: 1/23/2010

last visited: 9/15/2012

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Names From the BibleCorinth, Texas

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Named after the city where the church to which Paul wrote 2 letters was located.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member Web-ling

location: Texas

date approved: 1/10/2010

last visited: 10/6/2014

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Names From the BibleBethesda - Maryland

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Bethesda, Maryland, takes its name from the historic Bethesda Meeting House, a Presbyterian church built in 1820.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member akern.geo

location: Maryland

date approved: 9/28/2009

last visited: 5/28/2012

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Names From the BibleGoshen, CT

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Genesis 45:10 (King James Version) And thou shalt dwell in the land of Goshen, and thou shalt be near unto me, thou, and thy children, and thy children

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member KDubs

location: Connecticut

date approved: 9/20/2009

last visited: 10/9/2011

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Names From the BibleSupetar, Croatia

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Town of Supetar is named after Saint Peter.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WayExplorer

location: Croatia

date approved: 8/13/2009

last visited: 8/19/2009

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Names From the BibleLebanon, Indiana

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Lebanon, Indiana is named after the biblical country of Lebanon.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Captain Spaulding

location: Indiana

date approved: 7/20/2009

last visited: never

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Names From the Bible"Amana" Iowa

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Amana Iowa is one of several Villages of a group of setlers that came from Germany.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member S10

location: Iowa

date approved: 6/14/2009

last visited: 1/6/2015

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Names From the BibleDothan, Alabama

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The city of Dothan is located in the southeastern corner of the State of Alabama and claims that it is "The Peanut Capital of the World." The posted coords are for the Dothan Area Visitor Information Center.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Alabama

date approved: 5/21/2009

last visited: 10/31/2011

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Names From the BibleBible Name, Sinai, South Dakota

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Small town and a lake named the same.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NGComets

location: South Dakota

date approved: 4/30/2009

last visited: 12/25/2010

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Names From the BibleHoly City, California

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Holy City is a virtual ghost town in the Santa Cruz mountains of California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 3/28/2009

last visited: never

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Names From the BibleBethlehem. Bay of Plenty. New Zealand.

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Bethlehem is a suburb of the city of Tauranga in the sunny Bay of Plenty.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Punga and Paua

location: North Island, New Zealand

date approved: 3/27/2009

last visited: 4/9/2010

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Names From the Bible"Bethel", New York

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Bethel, New York is a Hamlet near the north end of the Ira town line on NY State Route 34. It was originally referred to as "Bethel Corners" on many early maps, however, it has been called Bethel for the last 100 years or so.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member PTCRAZY

location: New York

date approved: 3/1/2009

last visited: never

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Names From the BibleBerea, Kentucky

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Historical Berea (properly Veria) was a city in Macedonia (now Greece) where Paul, Silas and Timothy visited. Berea, Kentucky is an active crafts community off Interstate 75.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Kentucky

date approved: 2/16/2009

last visited: 5/17/2009

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Names From the BibleSardis, Ohio

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Sardis is a small, unincorporated community on the bank of the upper Ohio River in Monroe County, Ohio. Sardis was one of the seven cities to which letters were written in the book of Revelation. It had the "reputation of being alive but ... dead."

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: Ohio

date approved: 2/1/2009

last visited: 8/12/2011

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Names From the BibleBethlehem, South Wales

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A tiny hamlet in South Wales on a minor road between the town of Llandeilo and Felindre, comprising of a dozen or so houses and an old school house in the Tywi valley. The waymark is for the village post office, which used to be the schoolhouse.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Eclectic Penguin

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 11/30/2008

last visited: 4/10/2012

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Names From the BibleMounts Pisgah and Hor - Westmore, Vermont

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A biblical pair

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Vermontish

location: Vermont

date approved: 9/14/2008

last visited: 8/1/2012

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Names From the BibleJericho, Vermont

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In this case, the footbridge came tumbling down...

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Vermontish

location: Vermont

date approved: 9/7/2008

last visited: 8/10/2009

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Names From the BibleEden, Vermont

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Where it all began?

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Vermontish

location: Vermont

date approved: 7/16/2008

last visited: 8/1/2013

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Names From the BibleBethesda, Maryland

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Bethesda Maryland is mentioned in John 5:2

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member GT.US

location: Maryland

date approved: 7/2/2008

last visited: 5/28/2012

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Names From the BibleSt. Mary's River - Florida/Georgia Border

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This river is the border between Georgia and Florida in the NE portion of Florida/SE portion of Georgia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member lazyCachers

location: Florida

date approved: 6/24/2008

last visited: 10/13/2008

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Names From the BibleDamascus, Ohio

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Known at least since the time of Abraham, Damascus is one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world, now the capital city of Syria. Damascus, Ohio, is a small, unincorporated community in the northeast part of the state.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: Ohio

date approved: 6/17/2008

last visited: never

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Names From the BibleFestus, Missouri

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The City of Festus, Missouri is named after Festus in the Bible.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 5/27/2008

last visited: never

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Names From the BiblePisgah, Ohio

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Small unincorporated area NE of Cincinnati, OH

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member kbarhow

location: Ohio

date approved: 4/8/2008

last visited: 4/19/2009

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