World: 100 Largest Cities with the Suffix -ton

  1. Houston, Texas, United States – 2,160,821
  2. Hamilton, Ontario, Canada – 670,580
  3. Boston, Massachusetts, United States – 636,479
  4.  Washington, District of Columbia, United States – 632,323
  5.  Kingston, Jamaica – 584,627
  6.  Kingston-upon-Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire, United Kingdom – 385,786
  7. Arlington, Texas, United States – 365,438
  8. Lexington, Kentucky, United States – 305,489
  9. Stockton, California, United States – 297,984
  10. Wolverhampton, West Midlands, United Kingdom – 254,726
  11. Southampton, Hampshire, United Kingdom – 253,651
  12. Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States – 230,058
  13. Northampton, Northamptonshire, United Kingdom – 215,173
  14. Luton, Bedfordshire, United Kingdom – 211,228
  15. Warrington, Cheshire, United Kingdom – 202,228
  16. Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom – 200,088
  17. Bolton, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom – 194,189
  18. Stockton-on-Tees, County Durham, United Kingdom – 191,610
  19. Preston, Lancashire, United Kingdom – 190,687
  20. Wellington, North Island, New Zealand – 190,065
  21. Hamilton, North Island, New Zealand – 170,571
  22. Brighton, East Sussex, United Kingdom – 155,919
  23. Wilmington, North Carolina, United States – 109,922
  24. Weston-super-Mare, Somerset, United Kingdom – 83,641
  25. Scranton, Pennsylvania, United States – 75,809
  26. Launceston, Tasmania, Australia – 74,085
  27. Wilmington, Delaware, United States – 71,922
  28.  Washington, Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom – 67,085
  29.  Paignton, Devon, United Kingdom – 64,410
  30. Taunton, Somerset, United Kingdom – 60,479
  31.  Livingston, West Lothian, United Kingdom – 56,269
  32. Royal Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, United Kingdom – 55,733
  33. Hamilton, South Lanarkshire, United Kingdom – 53,188
  34. Beeston, Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom – 51,479
  35. Clacton-on-Sea, Essex, United Kingdom – 50,548
  36.  Boston, Lincolnshire, United Kingdom – 41,340
  37. Dalton, Georgia, United States – 33,413
  38.  Loughton, Essex, United Kingdom – 31,106
  39.  Alton, Hampshire, United Kingdom – 18,261
  40.  Royston, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom – 15,781
  41.  Carterton, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom – 15,769
  42.  Alton, Texas, United Kingdom – 12,341
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6 thoughts on “World: 100 Largest Cities with the Suffix -ton

  1. I’m not sure Baton Rouge can count as a city ending in “-ton”, considering the etymology of Baton is different than that of English place-names.

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