List of things named after Barack Obama
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This is a list of things named after Barack Obama, the 44th and current President of the United States. This list includes proposed name changes.
- Aptostichus barackobamai, a species of wafer trapdoor spiders
- Etheostoma obama, a darter species
- Obamadon, an extinct lizard
- Paragordius obamai, a parasitic worm from phylum Nematomorpha
- Barack Obama Charter School – Compton, California – Qued Charter Elementary School renamed after Barack Obama in January 2009
- Barack Obama Global Preparation Academy – Los Angeles – Built in mid 2010
- Barack Obama Academy – Oakland, California – Alternative Learning Community renamed after Barack Obama in March 2009
- Barack Obama Elementary School – Upper Marlboro, Maryland – named after Barack Obama in June 2009 while under construction.
- Barack Obama Elementary School – Pine Lawn, Missouri – dedicated as Barack Obama Elementary School in August 2011.
New Jersey 
- Barack Obama Academy – Plainfield, New Jersey – Plainfield Academy for Academic & Civic Development renamed to Barack Obama Academy.
- Barack Obama Green Charter High School – Plainfield, New Jersey – Charter high school scheduled to open in September 2010.[dated info]
New York 
- Barack Obama Elementary School – Hempstead, New York – Ludlum Elementary School renamed to Barack Obama Elementary School.
- Obama High School – Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania – Pittsburgh IB World 6–12 renamed to Pittsburgh Obama High School.
United States 
- Barack Obama Avenue – Opa-locka, Florida – City commission approved the renaming of Perviz Avenue effective Presidents' Day, February 2009.
- Barack Obama Boulevard – West Park, Florida – City commission approved the renaming of SW 40th Ave, Effective July 2009.
- President Barack Obama Parkway – Orlando, Florida – approx. 1½ miles in length; includes sidewalks and bike lanes.
- Obama Way – Seaside, California – Seaside City Council approved the commemorative designation of Broadway Avenue as Obama Way effective 15 September 2010.
Topographical features 
Antigua and Barbuda 
- Mount Obama in Antigua and Barbuda – renamed from Boggy Peak on Obama's birthday, 4 August 2009.
Proposed namings 
- Pembroke Park Road – Hollywood, Florida – portion of (or all of) road proposed to be renamed Barack Obama Boulevard
- Delmar Boulevard – St. Louis, Missouri – proposed to be renamed Barack Obama Boulevard
- Street currently named after José Antonio Primo de Rivera proposed to be renamed Calle Barack Obama, in Náquera, in the Spanish province of Valencia.
See also 
- List of topics related to Barack Obama
- List of places named for George Washington
- List of places named for Thomas Jefferson
- List of places named for James Monroe
- List of places named for Andrew Jackson
- List of places named for James K. Polk
- List of things named after Ronald Reagan
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- Carey, Clay (4 January 2009). "Obama to join literary characters in Florida". USA Today. Retrieved 2009-01-11.
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- Tiffany Gabbay (October 11, 2011). "Orlando Unveils ‘President Barack Obama Parkway’". The Blaze. Retrieved July 20, 2012.
- "Seaside to Unveil "Obama Way"".
- Kentish, Anika (2009-08-15). "Antigua's highest peak renamed 'Mount Obama'". Retrieved 2009-08-05.[dead link]
- Rodriguez, Ihosvani (29 December 2009). "Down the road: Obama Boulevard in Florida?". Sun Sentinel (Fort Lauderdale, Florida). Retrieved 2009-01-11.
- "St. Louis is step closer to 'Barack Obama Boulevard'". KSDK / Belleville News-Democrat. 10 January 2009. Retrieved 2009-01-11.[dead link]
- Govan, Fiona (28 November 2008). "Spanish street to be named after Barack Obama". The Daily Telegraph (UK). Retrieved 2009-01-19.