“Shakespearean” cities


Source: twitter.com

Below is a partial list of those cities that incorporate some aspect of Shakespearean lore in their name, either directly or indirectly, as well as by intention or accident. Names include, but are not limited to characters in his plays, such as Romeo and Juliet, King Richard, or King Lear; settings for plays like Venice or Verona; and/or locations where his plays were performed like the Globe Theater. For the sake of brevity, I decided not to include every North, South, East and West variation of those places listed below. 

Source: en.wikipedia.org

  • Globe, Arizona
  • Henrytown, Minnesota
  • Henryville, Indiana
  • Johnstown, Pennsylvania and Ohio
  • Juliette, Georgia
  • Kingsport, Tennessee
  • Kingston, Jamaica
  • Kingston, New York
  • Kingston, Ontario
  • Kingston upon Hull, UK
  • Kingsville, Texas
  • Loveland, Colorado and Ohio
  • Mt. Juliet, Tennessee 
  • Noblesville, Indiana
  • Othello, Washington
  • Princeton, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Jersey, Texas, and Wisconsin
  • Richardson, Texas
  • Romeo, Michigan
  • Romeoville, Illinois
  • Saint John, New Brunswick
  • St. Johns, Michigan
  • St. John’s Newfoundland
  • Shakespeare Ghost Town, New Mexico
  • Shrewsbury, Massachusetts, Missouri, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Vermont
  • Shrewsbury, UK
  • Stratford, Connecticut
  • Stratford, Ontario
  • Stratford-upon-Avon, UK
  • Tyre, Lebanon
  • Tyre, Michigan and New York
  • Van Lear, Kentucky
  • Venice, California and Florida
  • Venice, Italy
  • Verona, Italy
  • Verona, Mississippi, New Jersey, New York, and Wisconsin 
  • Windsor, California, Colorado, Connecticut, New York, North Carolina, Vermont, Virginia, and Wisconsin
  • Windsor, Ontario
  • Windsor Locks, Connecticut

Sources: en.wikipedia.org and personal knowledge

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