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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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Names From the BibleDamascus, Virginia

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General John D. Imboden.... selected this site as "the very best in the United States for a modern 'Damascus,' destined to become as famous...as its ancient namesake in Asia. "

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member UberHOKIE

location: Virginia

date approved: 4/3/2008

last visited: 7/9/2016

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Names From the BibleEve River, BC

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Beautiful river on northern Vancouver Island, BC

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member gypsie2

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 4/3/2008

last visited: 7/14/2020

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Names From the BibleIsrael Street - Eaton, Ohio

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Street named after the Biblical country & tribe - Israel. Eaton, Ohio [Preble County]

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The Wild Road

location: Ohio

date approved: 3/17/2008

last visited: 3/13/2016

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Names From the BibleLake Bethesda - Jacksonville, FL

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Lake Bethesda, named after the pool or spring called Bethesda in John 5:1-15, is located in Bethesda Park in Jacksonville, Florida, USA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Florida

date approved: 1/21/2008

last visited: 1/10/2020

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Names From the BibleSan Andreas Fault - California

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California's longest Fault Zone, named after Saint Andrew.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Bernd das Brot Team

location: California

date approved: 12/12/2007

last visited: 2/5/2019

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Names From the BibleSt Johns River, Florida

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A scenic overlook of the St Johns River. Perhaps if we still lived in Biblical times John the Baptist would Baptize people here.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member the federation

location: Florida

date approved: 11/27/2007

last visited: 4/18/2018

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Names From the BibleMethuselah Grove, California

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The world's oldest tree, named after the oldest man in the Old Testament.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Bernd das Brot Team

location: California

date approved: 11/8/2007

last visited: 10/3/2015

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Names From the BibleSan Joaquin River

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Californias second longest river, named after Saint Joaquin, the father of the virgin Mary.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Bernd das Brot Team

location: California

date approved: 11/6/2007

last visited: never

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Names From the BibleSan Juan Bautista, CA

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John the Baptist in Spanish.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ucdvicky

location: California

date approved: 10/16/2007

last visited: 11/10/2014

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Names From the BibleEsther Short Park, Vancouver, Washington

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Esther 2:17 -- And the king loved Esther above all the women, and she obtained grace and favour in his sight more than all the virgins; so that he set the royal crown upon her head, and made her queen instead of Vashti.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Rose Red

location: Washington

date approved: 10/15/2007

last visited: 11/1/2020

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Names From the BiblePeter Tavy, Devon UK

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Peter Tavy is a village in West Devon.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Brentorboxer

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 9/26/2007

last visited: 8/27/2010

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Names From the BibleSmyrna, Tennessee, USA

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A town in middle Tennessee that is named after the city in Egypt.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ggmorton

location: Tennessee

date approved: 9/13/2007

last visited: 8/2/2008

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Names From the BiblePirapora do Bom Jesus, Brazil

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Small town in Sao Paulo state. The name means Jumping fish of the good Jesus.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: Brazil

date approved: 8/28/2007

last visited: 8/27/2007

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Names From the BibleElizabeth, Illinois

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Elizabeth, Illinois is a historic river town along highway 20 in Illinois.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Hikenutty

location: Illinois

date approved: 7/11/2007

last visited: 3/6/2019

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Names From the BibleGoshen, Utah

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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 JacobBarlow

location: Utah

date approved: 6/17/2007

last visited: 4/2/2017

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Names From the BibleGilgal - Sculpture Garden

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And the LORD said unto Joshua, This day have I rolled away the reproach of Egypt from off you. Wherefore the name of the place is called Gilgal unto this day.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member JacobBarlow

location: Utah

date approved: 6/9/2007

last visited: 5/2/2021

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Names From the BibleSalem, Utah

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Welcome to Salem, Utah. The City of Peace.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member JacobBarlow

location: Utah

date approved: 6/3/2007

last visited: 8/31/2016

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Names From the BibleSaint Peters, Missouri

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St. Peters is located in the St. Louis metro area.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 5/14/2007

last visited: 6/10/2014

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Names From the BibleMt. Horeb, WI

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Mt. Horeb, WI sits on top of a hill.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 8Nuts MotherGoose

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 5/14/2007

last visited: 7/10/2010

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Names From the BibleBoaz, Wi

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The village of Boaz in Richland County, Wisconsin. Boaz married Ruth and was the father of Jesse, the father of King David

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member onfire4jesus

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 4/30/2007

last visited: 8/7/2018

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Names From the BibleBethlehem, NH

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Bethlehem, NH, welcome Sign on NH Route 116, Eastbound.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: New Hampshire

date approved: 4/28/2007

last visited: 7/5/2015

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