Mar. 25th, 2016

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The historic counties of England, sorted by the number of counties in the United States named after or sharing a name with them:
(Including New York County NY, New Kent County VA, and Warrick County IN)

Lincoln(shire): 24 (AR, CO, GA, ID, KS, KY, LA, ME, MN, MS, MO, MT, NE, NV, NM, NC, OK, OR, SD, TN, WA, WV, WI, WY)

Cumberland: 8 (IL, KY, ME, NJ, NC, PA, TN, VA)

Kent: 6 (DE, MD, MI, RI, TX, VA)
York(shire): 6 (ME, NE, NY, PA, SC, VA)

Essex: 5 (MA, NJ, NY, VT, VA)

Cheshire / Chester: 4 (NH, PA, SC, TN)
Lancashire / Lancaster: 4 (NE, PA, SC, VA)
Middlesex: 4 (CT, MA, NJ, VA)
Somerset: 4 (ME, MD, NJ, PA)

Bedford(shire): 3 (PA, TN, VA)
Hampshire / Southampton: 3 (MA, VA, WV)
Northampton(shire): 3 (NC, PA, VA)
Sussex: 3 (DE, NJ, VA)

Berkshire / Berks: 2 (MA, PA)
Buckingham(shire) / Bucks: 2 (PA, VA)
Gloucester(shire): 2 (NJ, VA)
Hertford(shire) / Hartford: 2 (CT, NC)
Northumberland: 2 (PA, VA)
Stafford(shire): 2 (KS, VA)
Suffolk: 2 (MA, NY)
Surrey / Surry: 2 (NC, VA)
Westmorland / Westmoreland: 2 (PA, VA)
Worcester(shire): 2 (MD, MA)

Durham: 1 (NC)
Huntingdon(shire): 1 (PA)
Norfolk: 1 (MA)
Oxford(shire): 1 (ME)
Rutland: 1 (VT)
Warwickshire / Warrick: 1 (IN)

Cambridgeshire: 0
Cornwall: 0
Derbyshire: 0
Devonshire: 0
Dorset: 0
Herefordshire: 0
Leicestershire: 0
Nottinghamshire: 0
Shropshire: 0
Wiltshire: 0

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