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Top U.S. City Slogans And Nicknames


Recently, Eric Swartz, President of TaglineGuru released his company’s list of the top 50 U.S. city slogans and nicknames. Following are the top ten of each:


1. Las Vegas, NV – What Happens Here, Stays Here.
2. Charlottesville, VA – So Very Virginia.
3. Atlantic City, NJ – Always Turned On.
4. Cleveland, OH – Cleveland Rocks!
5. Hershey, PA – The Sweetest Place on Earth.
6. Omaha, NE – Rare. Well Done.
7. Sante Fe, NM – The City Different.
8. Eagle Pass, TX – Where Yee-Ha Meets Olé.
9. San Diego, CA – City with Sol.
10. Peculiar, MO – Where the Odds Are With You.


1. New York City, NY – The Big Apple
2. Las Vegas, NV – Sin City
3. New Orleans, LA – The Big Easy
4. Detroit, MI – Motor City
5. Chicago, IL – The Windy City
6. Boston, MA – Beantown
7. San Francisco, CA – Baghdad by the Bay
8. Hollywood, CA – Tinseltown
9. Cleveland, OH – Mistake on the Lake
10. Los Angeles, CA – La-La Land

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Robert Davis on May 19th, 2007 said

How could they forget, “Hot’lanta?”

Rex Hammock on May 19th, 2007 said

How definitive can such a list be if it doesn’t include Music City, USA, one of the few city nicknames every one in the country knows instantly.

Derrick Daye on May 25th, 2007 said

Let’s not forget this classic slogan:

‘Virginia Is For Lovers’ (Since 1969)


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