List of U.S. counties named after women

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This is a list of U.S. counties which are named for women. Items may be listed in more than one category.

Locals and settlers[edit]

Native Americans[edit]

Famous women[edit]

Titled noblewomen and queens[edit]

Saints[edit]

Aspects of the Virgin Mary[edit]

Fictional[edit]

Counties indirectly named for women[edit]

Counties possibly named for women[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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  2. ^ "About Dare County". Dare County. Retrieved 7 January 2015. 
  3. ^ "History of East Feliciana Parish". Feliciana Tourism. 
  4. ^ Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 127. 
  5. ^ Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 141. 
  6. ^ "Hart Country". Georgia.gov. Retrieved 8 January 2015. 
  7. ^ "Marshall County". Oklahoma Historical Society Encyclopedia of Oklahoma History & Culture. Retrieved 8 January 2015. 
  8. ^ "Nebraska Place Names (1925)". NEGenWeb Project. Retrieved 8 January 2015. 
  9. ^ "Joel Lane House". United States National Park Service. 
  10. ^ "About". Angelina County website. 
  11. ^ Blackmar, Frank Wilson (1912). Kansas: A Cyclopedia of State History, Embracing Events, Institutions, Industries, Counties, Cities, Towns, Prominent Persons, Etc.. Standard Publishing Company. p. 153. 
  12. ^ "Bremer County History". Bremer County, Iowa. Retrieved May 6, 2011.