List of U.S. county name etymologies, S-Z

This is a list of U.S. county name etymologies, covering the letters S to Z.

*Sabine County, Texas
*Sabine Parish, Louisiana
*Sac County, Iowa
*Sacramento County, California
*Sagadahoc County, Maine
*Saginaw County, Michigan
*Saguache County, Colorado: Saguache County was named for a Ute word, "Sa-gua-gua-chi-pa"," which roughly translated to "Blue Earth" and referred to clear blue waters from springs in the county.
*Salem, Virginia
*Salem County, New Jersey
*Saline County, Arkansas
* Saline County, Illinois
* Saline County, Kansas
* Saline County, Missouri
* Saline County, Nebraska
*Salt Lake County, Utah
*Saluda County, South Carolina
*Sampson County, North Carolina
*San Augustine County, Texas
*San Benito County, California
*San Bernardino County, California
*San Diego County, California
*San Francisco, California
*San Jacinto County, Texas
*San Joaquin County, California
*San Juan County, Colorado: San Juan County is named for the San Juan River (Utah), known to early Spanish settlers as "El Río de San Juan".
* San Juan County, New Mexico
* San Juan County, Utah
* San Juan County, Washington
*San Luis Obispo County, California
*San Mateo County, California
*San Miguel County, Colorado: San Miguel County is named for "El Río de San Miguel", the San Miguel River, which runs through the county.
* San Miguel County, New Mexico
*San Patricio County, Texas
*San Saba County, Texas
*Sanborn County, South Dakota
*Sanders County, Montana
*Sandoval County, New Mexico
*Sandusky County, Ohio
*Sangamon County, Illinois
*Sanilac County, Michigan
*Sanpete County, Utah
*Santa Barbara County, California
*Santa Clara County, California is named after the Mission Santa Clara de Asís, itself named for Saint Clare of Assisi
*Santa Cruz County, Arizona
* Santa Cruz County, California
*Santa Fe County, New Mexico
*Santa Rosa County, Florida
*Sarasota County, Florida
*Saratoga County, New York
*Sargent County, North Dakota
*Sarpy County, Nebraska
*Sauk County, Wisconsin
*Saunders County, Nebraska
*Sawyer County, Wisconsin
*Schenectady County, New York
*Schleicher County, Texas
*Schley County, Georgia
*Schoharie County, New York
*Schoolcraft County, Michigan
*Schuyler County, Illinois
* Schuyler County, Missouri
* Schuyler County, New York
*Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania
*Scioto County, Ohio
*Scotland County, Missouri
* Scotland County, North Carolina
*Scott County, Arkansas
* Scott County, Illinois
* Scott County, Indiana: Scott is named for Governor of Kentucky Charles Scott.
* Scott County, Iowa is named after General Winfield Scott [ [http://www.scottcountyiowa.com/history/ Scott County, Iowa ] ] U.S. Army General during the War of 1812, the Mexican-American War, the Black Hawk War, the Second Seminole War, and, briefly, the American Civil War
* Scott County, Kansas
* Scott County, Kentucky
* Scott County, Minnesota
* Scott County, Mississippi
* Scott County, Missouri
* Scott County, Tennessee is named for U.S. army officer Winfield Scott (1786–1866).
* Scott County, Virginia
*Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska
*Screven County, Georgia
*Scurry County, Texas
*Searcy County, Arkansas
*Sebastian County, Arkansas
*Sedgwick County, Colorado: Sedgwick County is named for Fort Sedgwick, an Army post itself named for Civil War general John Sedgwick, who was killed at the Battle of Spotsylvania Court House in 1864.
* Sedgwick County, Kansas
*Seminole County, Florida
* Seminole County, Georgia
* Seminole County, Oklahoma
*Seneca County, New York
* Seneca County, Ohio
*Sequatchie County, Tennessee: Name is from a Cherokee word believed to mean, "opossum, he grins or runs".
*Sequoyah County, Oklahoma
*Sevier County, Arkansas
* Sevier County, Tennessee is named for John Sevier (1745–1815), governor of the State of Franklin and first Governor of Tennessee.
* Sevier County, Utah
*Seward County, Kansas
* Seward County, Nebraska
*Shackelford County, Texas
*Shannon County, Missouri
* Shannon County, South Dakota
*Sharkey County, Mississippi
*Sharp County, Arkansas
*Shasta County, California
*Shawano County, Wisconsin
*Shawnee County, Kansas
*Sheboygan County, Wisconsin
*Shelby County, Alabama
* Shelby County, Illinois
* Shelby County, Indiana: Shelby is named for Governor of Kentucky Isaac Shelby.
* Shelby County, Iowa
* Shelby County, Kentucky
* Shelby County, Missouri
* Shelby County, Ohio
* Shelby County, Tennessee is named for Isaac Shelby (1750–1826), commander at Kings Mountain, first governor of Kentucky, and negotiator of the purchase of the western district from the Chickasaws.
* Shelby County, Texas
*Shenandoah County, Virginia
*Sherburne County, Minnesota
*Sheridan County, Kansas
* Sheridan County, Montana
* Sheridan County, Nebraska
* Sheridan County, North Dakota
* Sheridan County, Wyoming
*Sherman County, Kansas- named for Founding Father Roger Sherman of Connecticut.
* Sherman County, Nebraska-named for Roger Sherman
* Sherman County, Oregon-named for Roger Sherman
* Sherman County, Texas-named for Roger Sherman
*Shiawassee County, Michigan
*Shoshone County, Idaho
*Sibley County, Minnesota
*Sierra County, California
* Sierra County, New Mexico
*Silver Bow County, Montana
*Simpson County, Kentucky
* Simpson County, Mississippi
*Sioux County, Iowa
* Sioux County, Nebraska
* Sioux County, North Dakota
*Siskiyou County, California
*Sitka City and Borough, Alaska
*Skagit County, Washington
*Skagway-Hoonah-Angoon Census Area, Alaska
*Skamania County, Washington
*Slope County, North Dakota
*Smith County, Kansas
* Smith County, Mississippi
* Smith County, Tennessee is named for Revolutionary War officer and U.S. Senator Daniel Smith (1748–1818).
* Smith County, Texas: Named for James Smith, a general during the Texas Revolution
*Smyth County, Virginia
*Snohomish County, Washington
*Snyder County, Pennsylvania
*Socorro County, New Mexico
*Solano County, California
*Somerset County, Maine
* Somerset County, Maryland
* Somerset County, New Jersey
* Somerset County, Pennsylvania
*Somervell County, Texas
*Sonoma County, California
*Southampton County, Virginia
*Southeast Fairbanks Census Area, Alaska
*Spalding County, Georgia
*Spartanburg County, South Carolina
*Spencer County, Indiana: Spencer is named for Spier Spencer, a soldier of the Battle of Tippecanoe.
* Spencer County, Kentucky
*Spink County, South Dakota
*Spokane County, Washington
*Spotsylvania County, Virginia
*St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana
*St. Charles County, Missouri
* St. Charles Parish, Louisiana
*St. Clair County, Alabama
* St. Clair County, Illinois
* St. Clair County, Michigan
* St. Clair County, Missouri
*St. Croix County, Wisconsin
*St. Francis County, Arkansas
*St. Francois County, Missouri
*St. Helena Parish, Louisiana
*St. James Parish, Louisiana
*St. John the Baptist Parish, Louisiana
*St. Johns County, Florida
*St. Joseph County, Indiana: St. Joseph is named for the St. Joseph River.
* St. Joseph County, Michigan
*St. Landry Parish, Louisiana
*St. Lawrence County, New York
*St. Louis, Missouri
*St. Louis County, Minnesota
* St. Louis County, Missouri
*St. Lucie County, Florida
* St. Martin Parish, Louisiana
*St. Mary Parish, Louisiana
*St. Mary's County, Maryland
*St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana
*Stafford County, Kansas
* Stafford County, Virginia
*Stanislaus County, California
*Stanley County, South Dakota
*Stanly County, North Carolina
*Stanton County, Kansas
* Stanton County, Nebraska
*Staunton, Virginia
*Stark County, Illinois
* Stark County, North Dakota
* Stark County, Ohio
*Starke County, Indiana: Starke is named for John Stark, an officer of the American Revolutionary War.
*Starr County, Texas
*Ste. Genevieve County, Missouri
*Stearns County, Minnesota
*Steele County, Minnesota
* Steele County, North Dakota
*Stephens County, Georgia
* Stephens County, Oklahoma
* Stephens County, Texas: Stephens Co. is named for Alexander Stephens, Vice President of the Confederate States of America. The county was originally named Buchanan Co. after US President James Buchanan.
*Stephenson County, Illinois
*Sterling County, Texas
*Steuben County, Indiana: Steuben is named for Baron Frederick von Steuben, an officer of the American Revolutionary War.
* Steuben County, New York
*Stevens County, Kansas
* Stevens County, Minnesota
* Stevens County, Washington
*Stewart County, Georgia: Stewart is named for General Daniel Stewart
* Stewart County, Tennessee is named for Duncan Stewart, Tennessee state legislator and lieutenant governor of Mississippi Territory.
*Stillwater County, Montana
*Stoddard County, Missouri
*Stokes County, North Carolina
*Stone County, Arkansas
* Stone County, Mississippi
* Stone County, Missouri
*Stonewall County, Texas
*Storey County, Nevada
*Story County, Iowa
*Strafford County, New Hampshire
*Stutsman County, North Dakota
*Sublette County, Wyoming
*Suffolk, Virginia
*Suffolk County, Massachusetts
*Suffolk County, New York: Named after his native Suffolk county of England by John Youngs, the founder of the first settlement.
*Sullivan County, Indiana: Sullivan is named for Daniel Sullivan, a soldier of the American Revolutionary War.
* Sullivan County, Missouri
* Sullivan County, New Hampshire
* Sullivan County, New York
* Sullivan County, Pennsylvania
* Sullivan County, Tennessee is named for John Sullivan (1740–1795), Governor of New Hampshire.
*Sully County, South Dakota
*Summers County, West Virginia
*Summit County, Colorado Summit County is named for the numerous mountain peaks which fill the region, including Grays Peak and Torreys Peak.
* Summit County, Ohio
* Summit County, Utah
*Sumner County, Kansas
* Sumner County, Tennessee is named for Jethro Sumner (1733–1785), an American colonist who defended North Carolina against the British in 1780.
*Sumter County, Alabama
* Sumter County, Florida
* Sumter County, Georgia
* Sumter County, South Carolina
*Sunflower County, Mississippi
*Surry County, North Carolina
* Surry County, Virginia
* Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania
*Sussex County, Delaware
* Sussex County, New Jersey
* Sussex County, Virginia
*Sutter County, California
*Sutton County, Texas
*Suwannee County, Florida
*Swain County, North Carolina
*Sweet Grass County, Montana
*Sweetwater County, Wyoming
*Swift County, Minnesota
*Swisher County, Texas
*Switzerland County, Indiana: Switzerland is named for the home country of many of the early settlers, Switzerland.

T

*Talbot County, Georgia
* Talbot County, Maryland
*Taliaferro County, Georgia
*Talladega County, Alabama
*Tallahatchie County, Mississippi
*Tallapoosa County, Alabama
*Tama County, Iowa
*Taney County, Missouri
*Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana
*Taos County, New Mexico
*Tarrant County, Texas
*Tate County, Mississippi
*Tattnall County, Georgia
*Taylor County, Florida
* Taylor County, Georgia
* Taylor County, Iowa
* Taylor County, Kentucky
* Taylor County, Texas
* Taylor County, West Virginia
* Taylor County, Wisconsin
* Tazewell County, Illinois
* Tazewell County, Virginia
*Tehama County, California
*Telfair County, Georgia
*Teller County, Colorado: Teller County was named for Henry M. Teller, a United States Senator and the 15th United States Secretary of the Interior.
*Tensas Parish, Louisiana
*Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana
*Terrell County, Georgia
* Terrell County, Texas
*Terry County, Texas
*Teton County, Idaho
* Teton County, Montana
* Teton County, Wyoming
*Texas County, Missouri
* Texas County, Oklahoma
*Thayer County, Nebraska
*Thomas County, Georgia
* Thomas County, Kansas,
* Thomas County, Nebraska
*Throckmorton County, Texas
*Thurston County, Nebraska
* Thurston County, Washington
*Tift County, Georgia
*Tillamook County, Oregon
*Tillman County, Oklahoma
*Tioga County, New York
* Tioga County, Pennsylvania
*Tippah County, Mississippi
*Tippecanoe County, Indiana: Tippecanoe is named for the Tippecanoe River and the Battle of Tippecanoe.
*Tipton County, Indiana: Tipton is named for John Tipton, a soldier of the Battle of Tippecanoe.
* Tipton County, Tennessee is named for Jacob Tipton, who was killed by Native Americans in a conflict over the Northwest Territory.
*Tishomingo County, Mississippi
*Titus County, Texas
*Todd County, Kentucky
* Todd County, Minnesota
* Todd County, South Dakota
*Tolland County, Connecticut: Tolland County is named for the town of Tolland, Connecticut, which itself is named after Tolland, Somerset.
*Tom Green County, Texas
*Tompkins County, New York
*Tooele County, Utah
*Toole County, Montana
*Toombs County, Georgia
*Torrance County, New Mexico
*Towner County, North Dakota
*Towns County, Georgia
*Traill County, North Dakota
*Transylvania County, North Carolina
*Traverse County, Minnesota
*Travis County, Texas
*Treasure County, Montana
*Trego County, Kansas
*Trempealeau County, Wisconsin
*Treutlen County, Georgia
*Trigg County, Kentucky
*Trimble County, Kentucky
*Trinity County, California
* Trinity County, Texas
*Tripp County, South Dakota
*Troup County, Georgia
*Trousdale County, Tennessee is named for William Trousdale (1790–1872), Creek and Mexican-American War soldier and officer, state senator and Governor of Tennessee.
*Trumbull County, Ohio
*Tucker County, West Virginia
*Tulare County, California
*Tulsa County, Oklahoma
*Tunica County, Mississippi
*Tuolumne County, California
*Turner County, Georgia
* Turner County, South Dakota
*Tuscaloosa County, Alabama
*Tuscarawas County, Ohio
*Tuscola County, Michigan
*Twiggs County, Georgia
*Twin Falls County, Idaho
*Tyler County, Texas
* Tyler County, West Virginia
*Tyrrell County, North Carolina

U

*Uinta County, Wyoming
*Uintah County, Utah
*Ulster County, New York
*Umatilla County, Oregon
*Unicoi County, Tennessee: Name is a Native American word for the southern Appalachian Mountains, probably meaning "white" or "fog-draped".
*Union County, Arkansas
* Union County, Florida,
* Union County, Georgia
* Union County, Illinois
* Union County, Indiana: Union is so named because it is the product of a union of parts of Fayette, Franklin and Wayne counties, as united into one county in 1821.
* Union County, Iowa
* Union County, Kentucky
* Union County, Mississippi
* Union County, New Jersey
* Union County, New Mexico
* Union County, North Carolina
* Union County, Ohio
* Union County, Oregon
* Union County, Pennsylvania
* Union County, South Carolina
* Union County, South Dakota
* Union County, Tennessee was named either for its creation from parts of five counties or to memorialize East Tennessee's support for preservation of the Union in the years before the Civil War.
* Union Parish, Louisiana
* Upshur County, Texas
* Upshur County, West Virginia
*Upson County, Georgia
*Upton County, Texas
*Utah County, Utah
*Uvalde County, Texas

V

*Val Verde County, Texas
*Valdez-Cordova Census Area, Alaska
*Valencia County, New Mexico
*Valley County, Idaho
* Valley County, Montana
* Valley County, Nebraska
*Van Buren County, Arkansas
* Van Buren County, Iowa
* Van Buren County, Michigan
* Van Buren County, Tennessee is named for U.S. President Martin Van Buren (1782–1862).
*Van Wert County, Ohio
*Van Zandt County, Texas
*Vance County, North Carolina
*Vanderburgh County, Indiana: Vanderburgh is named for Henry Vanderburgh, a judge for Indiana Territory.
*Venango County, Pennsylvania
*Ventura County, California
*Vermilion County, Illinois
*Vermilion Parish, Louisiana
*Vermillion County, Indiana: Vermillion is named for the Vermillion River.
*Vernon County, Missouri
* Vernon County, Wisconsin
* Vernon Parish, Louisiana
*Victoria County, Texas
*Vigo County, Indiana: Vigo is named for Francis Vigo, an Italian tradesman from St. Louis who assisted George Rogers Clark's campaigns during the American Revolutionary War.
*Vilas County, Wisconsin
*Vinton County, Ohio
*Virginia Beach, Virginia
*Volusia County, Florida

W

*Wabash County, Illinois
* Wabash County, Indiana: Wabash is named for the Wabash River.
*Wabasha County, Minnesota
*Wabaunsee County, Kansas
*Wade Hampton Census Area, Alaska
*Wadena County, Minnesota
*Wagoner County, Oklahoma
*Wahkiakum County, Washington
*Wake County, North Carolina
*Wakulla County, Florida
*Waldo County, Maine
*Walker County, Alabama
* Walker County, Georgia
* Walker County, Texas
*Walla Walla County, Washington
*Wallace County, Kansas
*Waller County, Texas
*Wallowa County, Oregon
*Walsh County, North Dakota
*Walthall County, Mississippi
*Walton County, Florida
* Walton County, Georgia
*Walworth County, South Dakota
* Walworth County, Wisconsin
*Wapello County, Iowa
*Ward County, North Dakota
* Ward County, Texas
*Ware County, Georgia
*Warren County, Georgia
* Warren County, Illinois
* Warren County, Indiana: Warren is named for Joseph Warren, an American Revolutionary War soldier.
* Warren County, Iowa
* Warren County, Kentucky
* Warren County, Mississippi
* Warren County, Missouri
* Warren County, New Jersey
* Warren County, New York
* Warren County, North Carolina
* Warren County, Ohio
* Warren County, Pennsylvania
* Warren County, Tennessee is named for American Revolutionary War officer Joseph Warren (1741–1775), who sent Paul Revere on his famous midnight ride.
* Warren County, Virginia
*Warrick County, Indiana: Warrick is named for Jacob Warrick, a notable soldier of the Battle of Tippecanoe.
*Wasatch County, Utah
*Wasco County, Oregon
*Waseca County, Minnesota
*Washakie County, Wyoming
*Washburn County, Wisconsin
*Washington County, Alabama
* Washington County, Arkansas
* Washington County, Colorado: Washington County is named for United States President George Washington.
* Washington County, Florida
* Washington County, Georgia
* Washington County, Idaho
* Washington County, Illinois
* Washington County, Indiana: Washington is named for United States President George Washington.
* Washington County, Iowa
* Washington County, Kansas
* Washington County, Kentucky
* Washington County, Maine
* Washington County, Maryland
* Washington County, Minnesota
* Washington County, Mississippi
* Washington County, Missouri
* Washington County, Nebraska
* Washington County, New York
* Washington County, North Carolina
* Washington County, Ohio
* Washington County, Oklahoma
* Washington County, Oregon
* Washington County, Pennsylvania
* Washington County, Rhode Island: Washington County is named for United States President George Washington.
* Washington County, Tennessee is named for U.S. President George Washington.
* Washington County, Texas
* Washington County, Utah
* Washington County, Vermont
* Washington County, Virginia
* Washington County, Wisconsin
* Washington Parish, Louisiana
*Washita County, Oklahoma
*Washoe County, Nevada
*Washtenaw County, Michigan
*Watauga County, North Carolina
*Watonwan County, Minnesota
*Waukesha County, Wisconsin
*Waupaca County, Wisconsin
*Waushara County, Wisconsin
*Wayne County, Georgia
* Wayne County, Illinois
* Wayne County, Indiana: Wayne is named for Gen. "Mad" Anthony Wayne.
* Wayne County, Iowa
* Wayne County, Kentucky
* Wayne County, Michigan
* Wayne County, Mississippi
* Wayne County, Missouri
* Wayne County, Nebraska
* Wayne County, New York
* Wayne County, North Carolina
* Wayne County, Ohio
* Wayne County, Pennsylvania
* Wayne County, Tennessee is named for General "Mad" Anthony Wayne (1745–1796).
* Wayne County, Utah
* Wayne County, West Virginia
*Waynesboro, Virginia
*Weakley County, Tennessee is named for U.S. Representative Robert Weakley (1764–1845).
*Webb County, Texas
*Weber County, Utah
*Webster County, Georgia
* Webster County, Iowa
* Webster County, Kentucky
* Webster County, Mississippi
* Webster County, Missouri
* Webster County, Nebraska
* Webster County, West Virginia
* Webster Parish, Louisiana
*Weld County, Colorado: Weld County is named for Lewis Ledyard Weld, a nephew of noted abolitionist Theodore Dwight Weld and the designer of the Seal of Colorado who died while serving in the Union Army during the Civil War.
*Wells County, Indiana: Wells is named for Captain William A. Wells, a scout for Gen. "Mad" Anthony Wayne.
* Wells County, North Dakota
*West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana
*West Carroll Parish, Louisiana
*West Feliciana Parish, Louisiana
*Westchester County, New York
*Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania
* Westmoreland County, Virginia
*Weston County, Wyoming
*Wetzel County, West Virginia
*Wexford County, Michigan
*Wharton County, Texas
*Whatcom County, Washington
*Wheatland County, Montana
*Wheeler County, Georgia
* Wheeler County, Nebraska
* Wheeler County, Oregon
* Wheeler County, Texas
*White County, Arkansas: White is named for Hugh Lawson White, a Whig candidate for President of the United States.
* White County, Georgia
* White County, Illinois
* White County, Indiana: White is named for Isaac White, a soldier who was killed at the Battle of Tippecanoe.
* White County, Tennessee is named for John White, Revolutionary War soldier and the first European-American settler in the county.
*White Pine County, Nevada
*Whiteside County, Illinois
*Whitfield County, Georgia
*Whitley County, Indiana: Whitley is named for Col. William Whitley, who was killed in the War of 1812.
* Whitley County, Kentucky
*Whitman County, Washington
*Wibaux County, Montana
*Wichita County, Kansas
* Wichita County, Texas
*Wicomico County, Maryland
*Wilbarger County, Texas
*Wilcox County, Alabama
* Wilcox County, Georgia
*Wilkes County, Georgia
* Wilkes County, North Carolina
*Wilkin County, Minnesota
*Wilkinson County, Georgia
* Wilkinson County, Mississippi
*Will County, Illinois
*Willacy County, Texas
*Williams County, North Dakota
* Williams County, Ohio
*Williamsburg, Virginia
*Williamsburg County, South Carolina
*Williamson County, Illinois
* Williamson County, Tennessee is named for U.S. Representative Hugh Williamson (1735–1819).
* Williamson County, Texas
*Wilson County, Kansas
* Wilson County, North Carolina
* Wilson County, Tennessee is named for David Wilson, a member of the legislatures of North Carolina and the Southwest Territory.
* Wilson County, Texas
*Winchester, Virginia
*Windham County, Connecticut: Windham County is named for the town of Windham, Connecticut, which itself is named after the village of Windham (now Wineham), Sussex.
* Windham County, Vermont
*Windsor County, Vermont
*Winkler County, Texas
*Winn Parish, Louisiana
*Winnebago County, Illinois
* Winnebago County, Iowa
* Winnebago County, Wisconsin
*Winneshiek County, Iowa
*Winona County, Minnesota
*Winston County, Alabama
* Winston County, Mississippi
*Wirt County, West Virginia
*Wise County, Texas
* Wise County, Virginia
*Wolfe County, Kentucky
*Wood County, Ohio
* Wood County, Texas
* Wood County, West Virginia
* Wood County, Wisconsin
*Woodbury County, Iowa
*Woodford County, Illinois
* Woodford County, Kentucky
*Woodruff County, Arkansas
*Woods County, Oklahoma
*Woodson County, Kansas
*Woodward County, Oklahoma
*Worcester County, Maryland
* Worcester County, Massachusetts
*Worth County, Georgia
* Worth County, Iowa
* Worth County, Missouri
* Wrangell-Petersburg Census Area, Alaska
*Wright County, Iowa
* Wright County, Minnesota
* Wright County, Missouri
*Wyandot County, Ohio
*Wyandotte County, Kansas
*Wyoming County, New York
* Wyoming County, Pennsylvania
* Wyoming County, West Virginia
*Wythe County, Virginia

Y

*Yadkin County, North Carolina
*Yakima County, Washington
*Yakutat City and Borough, Alaska
*Yalobusha County, Mississippi
*Yamhill County, Oregon
*Yancey County, North Carolina
*Yankton County, South Dakota
*Yates County, New York: Yates County is named in honor of Joseph C. Yates, who was as Governor of New York.
*Yavapai County, Arizona
*Yazoo County, Mississippi
*Yell County, Arkansas
*Yellow Medicine County, Minnesota
*Yellowstone County, Montana
*Yoakum County, Texas
*Yolo County, California
*York County, Maine
* York County, Nebraska
* York County, Pennsylvania
* York County, South Carolina
* York County, Virginia
*Young County, Texas
*Yuba County, California
*Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area, Alaska
*Yuma County, Arizona
* Yuma County, Colorado: Yuma County is named for the town of Yuma, Colorado, which itself was supposedly named for a Quechan railroad worker (or a man named "Yuma") who died near the town while building a line for the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad.

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