List of places named for John C. Calhoun

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This is a partial list of places named for American statesman John C. Calhoun: Calhoun high school .... Merrick N.Y.

Cities and towns[edit]


Streets and highways[edit]

Lakes, parks, and squares[edit]

Schools and colleges[edit]


Ships and submarines[edit]

List of places mistakenly thought to be named for John C. Calhoun[edit]

  • Calhoun Street, Cincinnati, Ohio - named for the large and prosperous Calhoun family of Cincinnati, Ohio (no relation to John C. Calhoun from South Carolina)


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