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Rank Topic Wikipedia views
Oct 21 2010
1 Washington, D.C. 32416
2 Philadelphia 21385
3 New Orleans 14984
4 Atlanta 14586
5 Baltimore 13932
6 Las Vegas 11865
7 Portland 11082
8 St. Louis 10800
9 Nashville 8465
10 Phoenix 7972
11 Charlotte 7618
12 Kansas City 6481
13 Memphis 5967
14 Omaha 5672
15 Louisville 5652
16 Charleston 5227
17 Raleigh 5169
18 Richmond - The River City 5098
19 Albuquerque - The Duke City. 5032
20 Savannah - Turf Grass Capital of the World. [link], Epodunk, accessed April 16, 2007.</ref> 4396
21 Providence 4380
22 Anchorage 4307
23 Tucson 4242
24 Hartford 4180
25 Des Moines - Hartford of the West 4129
26 New Haven - The Elm City (reported in the 1880s as City of Elms ) 3934
27 Knoxville 3459
28 Reno 3360
29 Lexington - Horse Capital of the World. 3197
30 Columbia - The Capital of Southern Hospitality 3189
31 Boise - City of Trees 3174
32 Tulsa - Oil Capital of the World. 3166
33 Saint Paul 3151
34 Little Rock 2920
35 Santa Fe - The City Different 2825
36 Wichita 2661
37 Eugene 2640
38 Chattanooga 2635
39 Portland - Forest City (reported in 1894) 2614
40 Wilmington - Chemical Capital of the World. 2456
41 Jackson 2331
42 Scranton - The Electric City 2309
43 Lincoln 2251
44 Norfolk - Life, Celebrated Deeply 2155
45 Burlington 2050
46 Flagstaff 2038
47 Athens - The Classic City. 1996
48 Stamford 1996
49 Fairbanks - The Golden Heart City. 1952
50 Wilmington - Wilmywood 1950
51 Hershey 1886
52 Erie - The Flagship City </ref> 1881
53 Manhattan - The Little Apple. 1839
54 Bridgeport - The Park City 1835
55 Durham - The Bull City http://www.durhambulls.com/</ref> 1820
56 Charlottesville - So Very Virginia 1799
57 Duluth 1787
58 Salem - The Cherry City 1729
59 Charleston - Chemicalville 1718
60 Annapolis - Crabtown 1702
61 Allentown 1692
62 Newport 1687
63 Cheyenne - The Magic City of the Plains. 1672
64 Greenville - Textile Capital of the World 1659
65 Sioux Falls - Gateway to the Plains. 1646
66 Billings – The Magic City 1616
67 Manchester 1577
68 Scottsdale - The West's Most Western Town. 1551
69 Roanoke 1502
70 Missoula - The Garden City 1471
71 Kansas City 1420
72 Myrtle Beach - Golf Capital of the World. 1408
73 Springfield 1402
74 Bangor - The Queen City of the East. 1389
75 Lafayette - The Heart of Acadiana 1384
76 Lawrence - River City 1378
77 Fayetteville 1371
78 Williamsburg 1354
79 Sitka 1350
80 Cedar Rapids - The City of Five Seasons 1289
81 Helena - Queen City of the Rockies 1276
82 Sedona - Red Rock Country. 1274
83 Yuma - Experience Our Sense of Yuma [link], Tagline Guru website, accessed August 18, 2009</ref> 1233
84 Macon - Cherry Blossom Capital of the World MaconGa.org, [link], listed under Special Events, accessed June 10, 2010</ref> 1222
85 State College - Happy Valley 1211
86 Las Cruces - The City of the Crosses 1182
87 Sioux City - Little Chicago 1158
88 Bozeman – The Bozone 1157
89 Lynchburg 1152
90 Butte – The Richest Hill on Earth 1149
91 Ponce 1145
92 Roswell 1118
93 Reading 1117
94 Bethlehem - Christmas City, USA 1100
95 Laramie - Gem City of the Plains. 1085
96 Provo - Happy Valley 1040
97 Branson - Missouri's Entertainment capital 1029
98 Biloxi - The Playground of the South 1013
99 St. George - Utah's Dixie 1009
100 Wilkes-Barre - Diamond City 1004
101 Morgantown 990
102 Fredericksburg - Where History Never Gets Old 989
103 Fayetteville 986
104 Great Falls - The Electric City 982
105 Dover - The City that Means Well (according to George Carlin) 978
106 Johnstown 951
107 Rapid City 925
108 Rochester - Med City. 906
109 Tombstone - The Town Too Tough To Die. [link], Epodunk, accessed April 16, 2007.</ref> 906
110 Taos - Soul of the Southwest 896
111 St. Cloud - Granite City. 895
112 Prescott - The Mile-High City. 885
113 Dodge City 885
114 Bowling Green 875
115 Wheeling - Nail City 860
116 Columbia - The Next America [link], Levinson D. (2003) The Next America Revisited. Journal of Planning Education and Research. Summer 2003, Volume 22, Number 4, pp. 329-345.</ref> 850
117 New London - The Whaling City 824
118 Nashua - The Gate City. 821
119 Owensboro - Barbecued Mutton Capital of the World. 793
120 Spartanburg 784
121 Concord 777
122 Waterbury - The Brass City 777
123 Hattiesburg - Hub City 770
124 Danbury - Hat City. 766
125 Norman - Football Town 763
126 Johnson City - Little Chicago of the South 762
127 Hot Springs - Spa City. 756
128 Oak Ridge 750
129 Vicksburg 739
130 High Point - Furniture capital of the world. 716
131 Pawtucket - The Bucket 714
132 Boone - Firefly Capital of the World. 708
133 Idaho Falls, Idaho - I.F. 702
134 Hagerstown 701
135 Paducah - Quilt City. 698
136 Oxford 688
137 Clarksville 682
138 Valdosta--TitleTown USA, Val Vegas 672
139 Winchester - Apple Capital of the World. 672
140 Ketchikan - King Salmon Capital of the World. 664
141 Cumberland - The Queen City 639
142 Independence - Where the Trails Start and the Buck Stops 638
143 Williamsport - Little Philly 630
144 Chandler - High-Tech Oasis of the Silicon Desert 628
145 Jonesboro 627
146 Pocatello - Poky 611
147 Lawton - L-town 610
148 Gulfport 610
149 Kalispell - Hub of the Valley 604
150 Danville 578
151 Kingman - Heart of Route 66. 567
152 Kodiak - King Crab Capital. 540
153 Kennesaw - K-town, Home of Wild Man, Land of Ulrich. 532
154 Middletown - Forest City 517
155 Salina 508
156 Cheshire - Bedding Plant Capital of Connecticut. 500
157 Los Alamos - The Atomic City 500
158 Cody - Rodeo Capital of the World 498
159 Bristol - Clock City Bill Ryan, [link], The New York Times, January 21, 1996</ref> 497
160 New Britain 492
161 Keene - Elm City. 478
162 Bristol - The Birthplace of Country Music (shares this nickname with Bristol, Tennessee) 468
163 Groton - The Submarine Capital of The World 454
164 Rocky Mount 448
165 Kingsport - The Model City 432
166 Hutchinson - HutchinFUN!. 430
167 Gainesville - Poultry Capital of the World. 429
168 Conway - The City of Colleges (The University of Central Arkansas, Hendrix College, and Central Baptist College) 422
169 Warner Robins - Georgia's International City [link], in title graphic, accessed June 10, 2010</ref> 422
170 Olathe - Cowboy Boot Capital. [link], Epodunk, accessed April 16, 2007.</ref> 420
171 Indiana - Christmas Tree Capital of the World 401
172 Northfield - Cows, Colleges and Contentment 399
173 Covington - Gateway to the South 397
174 Warwick - Crossroads of Rhode Island 394
175 Fallon - The Oasis of Nevada. 386
176 Sierra Vista - Hummingbird Capital of the United States. 385
177 Gallup - Drunk Driving Capital of America 385
178 Hannibal - The Bluff City 379
179 New Castle - Fireworks Capital. 373
180 North Platte - Little Chicago 365
181 Lake Oswego - Lake No-Negro 362
182 Rock Springs - Home of 56 Nationalities 358
183 Fairmont - The Gymnastics Capital of West Virginia 351
184 Jerome - America’s Most Vertical City 350
185 Bristol - The Birthplace of Country Music (shares this nickname with Bristol, Virginia) 348
186 Dalton - Carpet Capital of the World. [link], Epodunk, accessed April 16, 2007.</ref> [link], Time (magazine), July 13, 1998.</ref> 345
187 Takoma Park - Azalea City 338
188 El Dorado - Arkansas' Original Boomtown 337
189 Anderson - The Electric City. 337
190 Bemidji - First City on the Mississippi. 334
191 Greenwood - Cotton Capital of the World. 329
192 Homer - Halibut Capital of the world. 329
193 Meriden - Silver City 324
194 Hopkinsville - Hoptown 319
195 Norwich - Rose City or The Rose of New England 318
196 Rio Rancho - City of Vision. 316
197 Hendersonville - City of Four Seasons --> 310
198 Carlsbad - Cavern City 306
199 Bartlesville - City of Legends. 304
200 New Ulm - The City of Charm and Tradition. 302
201 Garden City - Cutting Horse Capital. 297
202 Rutland - The Marble City. 296
203 Hamden - Land of the Sleeping Giant 296
204 Rehoboth Beach - The Nation's Summer Capital. 296
205 Winnemucca - City of Paved Streets. 291
206 Bluefield - Nature's Air Conditioned City 291
207 Punxsutawney - Weather Capital of the World. 285

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