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Names From the BibleSaint Etienne, Besançon, Franche Comté, France

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La chapelle Saint Etienne au cœur de la Citadelle de Besançon / The chapel Saint Etienne in the heart of the Citadel of Besançon

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Gatinaise

location: Franche-Comté, France

date approved: 11/24/2017

last visited: never

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Names From the BibleSaint-Pierre, Martinique

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[EN] Saint-Pierre is located 31 km north of Fort-de-France on the Caribbean coast southwest of the Pelee Mountain. [FR] Saint-Pierre est située à 31 km au nord de Fort-de-France sur la côte caraïbe au sud-ouest de la Montagne Pelée.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin

location: Martinique

date approved: 5/7/2017

last visited: 10/11/2015

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Names From the BibleVillers-Saint-Paul, Picardie

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[FR] Villers-Saint-Paul est une commune située dans l'Oise. Les habitants sont les villersois. [EN] Villers-Saint-Paul is located in Oise departement.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tromel

location: Picardie, France

date approved: 4/5/2017

last visited: 4/6/2017

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Names From the BibleNebo, OK

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Nebo is a small rural community along US 177, about 10.5 miles south of Sulphur in Murray County, OK.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 3/11/2017

last visited: never

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Names From the BibleVashti, TX

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While the town of Vashti was named for the niece of its founder, Dave Taylor, Vashti was the first wife of Persian King Ahasuerus in the Book of Esther, noted for her refusal to appear at a banquet to show off her beauty.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 1/31/2017

last visited: never

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Names From the BibleThabor - Rennes, Bretagne

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[FR] Tabor (Thabor en français) est le parc central de la ville de Rennes (Bretagne), il porte le nom de la montagne biblique Tabor [EN] Tabor (Thabor in french), is the central park in Rennes city (Britanny), bears the name of Biblic mountain Tabor.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tromel

location: Bretagne, France

date approved: 1/31/2017

last visited: 1/31/2017

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Names From the BibleSaint-Pierre-des-Corps, Centre

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[FR] Saint-Pierre-des-Corps est une commune située en Indre et Loire Les habitants sont les corpopétrussiens. [EN] Saint-Pierre-des-Corps is located in Indre-et-Loire departement.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tromel

location: Centre, France

date approved: 1/22/2017

last visited: 2/19/2017

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Names From the BibleJericho - Angus, Scotland.

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Row of cottages off the A94 road three miles south-west of Forfar.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member creg-ny-baa

location: Northern Scotland, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/13/2017

last visited: never

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Names From the BibleObadiah's Barrow, Gugh Island, Isles of Scilly.

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This Neolithic Barrow is named for the Prophet Obadiah who appears in the Old Testament book of Kings.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member greysman

location: South West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/2/2016

last visited: never

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Names From the BibleSaint Paul the Apostle - St. Paul, Alberta

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St. Paul in Alberta claim to fame is the World's First U.F.O. Landing Pad complete with gift shop and museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 11/2/2016

last visited: never

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Names From the BibleSt. Peter's Square, Vatican City

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St. Peter's Square, named after the apostel from the holy bible.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member André de Montbard

location: Vatican City State

date approved: 10/18/2016

last visited: 11/19/2017

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Names From the BiblePadanaram, Angus, Scotland.

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Small village near Forfar in Angus, Scotland

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member creg-ny-baa

location: Northern Scotland, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/2/2016

last visited: never

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Names From the BibleJerusalem Cemetery and Community Center, Cole OK

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Cemetery, community center and park commemorating the former town of Jerusalem, now in the town of Cole.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member vulture1957

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 10/2/2016

last visited: never

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Names From the BibleLebanon, , TX, US

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Located at the nortwest corner of Preston Rd. and Gaylord pwky.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Crazy4horses

location: Texas

date approved: 5/2/2016

last visited: 5/3/2016

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Names From the BibleCedron, Missouri

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A ghost town of sorts, now, with a cemetery and church all that is remaining of the town.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 3/5/2016

last visited: never

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Names From the BibleMount Moriah - Deadwood, South Dakota

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This particular Mount Moriah is located in Deadwood, South Dakota.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member oiseau_ca

location: South Dakota

date approved: 1/14/2016

last visited: 12/8/2016

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Names From the BibleBenjamin, TX

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Benjamin is the county seat of Knox County, named for the son of town founder, Hilory Bedford, whose son, Benjamin, was killed by lightning. In the Bible, Benjamin was the youngest son of Jacob, and the progenitor of the Israelite Tribe of Benjamin.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 12/24/2015

last visited: never

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Names From the BibleSmyrna, NY

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Smyrna is a small New York hamlet, but was also an ancient city located at a central and strategic point on the Aegean coast of Anatolia, founded around the 11th century BC.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff

location: New York

date approved: 10/18/2015

last visited: never

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Names From the BibleBeulah, Colorado, USA

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This small town had two prior names before settling on 'Beulah'.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 8/24/2015

last visited: never

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Names From the BibleEdom, TX

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Edom is the third oldest town in Van Zandt County, and it bears the name of Jacob's brother, Esau, whose name in Hebrew, "Edom" ("admoni"), means "red." Esau was the progenitor of the Edomites, who lived in the land bearing the same name.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 7/27/2015

last visited: never

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Names From the BibleBible Name, Eden, South Dakota

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Small town on SD Highway 25. Elevation 1851.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NGComets

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/27/2015

last visited: never

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Names From the BibleSt. Paul, TX

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Previously called "Dump," St. Paul, TX, was named for the St. Paul Catholic Church established here in 1856. There is not much left of St. Paul today but a rural community, the old cemetery, and the town hall, at 2505 Butscher's Block.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 4/2/2015

last visited: never

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Names From the BibleObadiah, Mid North Coast, NSW

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Formally called Camp Obadiah this Christian community (set on 75 acres) now calls itself Obadiah. It is about 4 hours drive north of Sydney.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Grahame Cookie

location: New South Wales, Australia

date approved: 3/3/2015

last visited: never

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Names From the BibleLa Creche ,Fr

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La Creche is a comune Deux-Sevres. La Creche est une comune des Deux-Sevres.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sara et gege

location: Poitou-Charentes, France

date approved: 2/17/2015

last visited: 7/11/2014

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Names From the BibleHaran (Harran) - Turkey

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Harran is a small town in the south of Turkey near the Syrian border

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member g300td

location: Turkey

date approved: 2/5/2015

last visited: never

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