List of U.S. counties named after presidents of the United States

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This is a list of U.S. counties named after presidents of the United States.

Washington County (31 counties)[edit]

This is a list of all of the counties in the United States named after George Washington, the first president of the United States.

Jefferson County (23 counties with 3 more indirectly named after Jefferson)[edit]

This is a list of all of the counties in the United States named after Thomas Jefferson, the third president of the United States.

PLUS

Jackson County (21 counties named for Jackson)[edit]

This is a list of all of the counties in the United States named after Andrew Jackson, the seventh president of the United States.

NOTE (Three counties were named after other people named Jackson)

Madison County (probably 19 with 2 more indirectly named after Madison)[edit]

This is a list of all of the counties in the United States named after James Madison, the fourth president of the United States.

PLUS

Lincoln County (17 counties)[edit]

This is a list of all of the counties in the United States named after Abraham Lincoln, the sixteenth president of the United States.

NOTE (8 Counties were named after other people named Lincoln) Five Counties are named for Benjamin Lincoln, a leading general in the American Revolutionary War.

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Monroe County (17 counties)[edit]

This is a list of all of the counties in the United States named after James Monroe, the fifth president of the United States.

Polk County (12 counties)[edit]

This is a list of all of the counties in the United States named after James Knox Polk, the eleventh president of the United States.

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Grant County (12 counties)[edit]

This is a list of all of the counties in the United States named after Ulysses Simpson Grant, the eighteenth president of the United States.

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Garfield County (6 counties)[edit]

This is a list of all of the counties in the United States named after James Abram Garfield, the twentieth president of the United States.

Adams County[edit]

Named after John Adams (5 counties with probably 1 or maybe 2 more)[edit]

This is a list of all of the counties in the United States named after John Adams, the second president of the United States.

Named after John Quincy Adams (3 counties with maybe 1 or possibly 2 more)[edit]

This is a list of all of the counties in the United States named after John Quincy Adams, the sixth president of the United States.

Since John Quincy Adams is named after his father, these counties can also be considered to be indirectly named after John Adams.

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  • Adams County, Ohio is probably named after John Adams; although his son, John Quincy Adams, has also been suggested as the county's namesake.
  • Adams County, Iowa is named after John Adams or his son John Quincy Adams.
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Harrison County (4 counties)[edit]

This is a list of all of the counties in the United States named after William Henry Harrison, the ninth president of the United States.

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There is no county named for Benjamin Harrison, the twenty-third president of the United States.

Pierce County (4 counties)[edit]

This is a list of all of the counties in the United States named after Franklin Pierce, the fourteenth president of the United States.

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Taylor County (4 counties)[edit]

This is a list of all of the counties in the United States named after Zachary Taylor, the twelfth president of the United States.

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Van Buren County (4 counties)[edit]

This is a list of all of the counties in the United States named after Martin Van Buren, the eighth president of the United States.

Buchanan County (3 counties)[edit]

This is a list of all of the counties in the United States named after James Buchanan, the fifteenth president of the United States.

Fillmore County (3 counties) and Millard County[edit]

This is a list of all of the counties in the United States named after Millard Fillmore, the thirteenth president of the United States.

Cleveland County (2 counties)[edit]

This is a list of all of the counties in the United States named after Grover Cleveland, the twenty-second and twenty-fourth president of the United States.

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Roosevelt County (2 counties)[edit]

This is a list of all of the counties in the United States named after Theodore Roosevelt, the twenty-sixth president of the United States.

There is no county named after Franklin D. Roosevelt, the thirty-second president of the United States.

Tyler County (2 counties)[edit]

This is a list of all of the counties in the United States named after John Tyler, the tenth president of the United States.

Arthur County (1 county)[edit]

This is a list of all of the counties in the United States named after Chester A. Arthur, the twenty-first president of the United States.

Harding County (1 county)[edit]

This is a list of all of the counties in the United States named after Warren G. Harding, the twenty-ninth president of the United States.

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Hayes County (1 county)[edit]

This is a list of all of the counties in the United States named after Rutherford Birchard Hayes, the nineteenth president of the United States.

McKinley County (1 county)[edit]

This is a list of all of the counties in the United States named after William McKinley, the twenty-fifth president of the United States.

Johnson County (0 counties)[edit]

There are twelve counties in the United States named Johnson County, but none of them were named after Andrew Johnson, the seventeenth president of the United States or Lyndon B. Johnson, the thirty-sixth President.

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Reagan County (0 counties)[edit]

There is one county in the United States (in Texas) named Reagan County, but it was not named after Ronald Reagan, the fortieth president of the United States.

Clinton County (0 counties)[edit]

There are nine counties in the United States named Clinton, but none of them were named after Bill Clinton, the forty-second president of the United States.

Wilson County (0 counties)[edit]

There are four counties in the United States named Wilson County (Kansas, North Carolina, Tennessee and Texas), but none of them were named after Woodrow Wilson, the twenty-eighth president of the United States.

Ford County (0 counties)[edit]

There are two counties in the United States named Ford County (in Illinois and Kansas), but neither were named after Gerald Ford, the thirty-eighth president of the United States.

Carter County (0 counties)[edit]

There are five counties in the United States named Carter County (in Kentucky, Missouri, Montana, Oklahoma and Tennessee), but none of them were named after Jimmy Carter, the thirty-ninth president of the United States.

Without a County[edit]

24 presidents have counties in the United States named after them. The following 20 presidents do not have a county named after them: Andrew Johnson, Benjamin Harrison, William H. Taft, Woodrow Wilson, Calvin Coolidge, Herbert Hoover, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Harry S. Truman, Dwight D. Eisenhower, John F. Kennedy, Lyndon B. Johnson, Richard M. Nixon, Gerald R. Ford, Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan, George H. W. Bush, Bill Clinton, George W. Bush, Barack Obama or Donald Trump.

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