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This is a list of places named after Barack Obama, the President of the United States. This list includes proposed name changes.

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Schools

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Kenya

  • Senator Obama Primary School and Senator Obama Secondary School, both in Nyang’oma Kogelo, birthplace of President Obama's father.

United States

California

  • Barack Obama Charter SchoolCompton, California — Qued Charter Elementary School renamed after Barack Obama in January 2009[1]
  • Barack Obama Academy - Oakland, California - Alternative Learning Community renamed after Barack Obama in March 2009[2]

Minnesota

  • Barack and Michelle Obama Service Learning Elementary * Saint Paul, Minnesota

New York

  • Barack Obama Elementary SchoolHempstead, New York — Ludlum Elementary School renamed to Barack Obama Elementary School.[3]

New Jersey

  • Barack Obama Academy - Plainfield, New Jersey - Plainfield Academy for Academic & Civic Development renamed to Barack Obama Academy. [4]

Pennsylvania

Streets

United States

Florida

Topographical Features

Antigua and Barbuda

Proposed namings

Others

Obama, Japan was not named after the President, but the city has established ties to benefit from the historical political event.

See also

References

  1. ^ Song, Jason (16 January 2009). "Compton school is named for Barack Obama, a first in California". Los Angeles Times' "L.A. Now" local news blog. http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/lanow/2009/01/barack-obama-ch.html. Retrieved 2009-01-19.  
  2. ^ . KTVU. 26 March 2009. http://www.ktvu.com/news/19024811/detail.html. Retrieved 2009-03-26.  
  3. ^ http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,456348,00.html
  4. ^ http://www.nj.com/news/index.ssf/2009/02/plainfield_high_school_named_a.html
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  6. ^ http://www.local10.com/news/18039672/detail.html
  7. ^ Carey, Clay (4 January 2009). "Obama to join literary characters in Florida". USA Today. http://www.usatoday.com/news/nation/2009-01-04-namingroads_N.htm. Retrieved 2009-01-11.  
  8. ^ http://www.sun-sentinel.com/community/news/west_park/sfl-obama-boulevard-061109,0,578587.story
  9. ^ Kentish, Anika (2009-08-15). "Antigua's highest peak renamed 'Mount Obama'". http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5hsY4UIwbd8NllHORBvhjCRpttEnQD99S8NSG1. Retrieved 2009-08-05.  
  10. ^ Rodriguez, Ihosvani (29 December 2009). "Down the road: Obama Boulevard in Florida?". Sun Sentinel (Fort Lauderdale, Florida). http://www.orlandosentinel.com/news/local/state/orl-a2obstreet2908dec29,0,7442602.story. Retrieved 2009-01-11.  
  11. ^ "St. Louis is step closer to 'Barack Obama Boulevard'". KSDK / Belleville News-Democrat. 10 January 2009. http://www.bnd.com/breaking_news/story/609783.html. Retrieved 2009-01-11.  
  12. ^ Govan, Fiona (28 November 2008). "Spanish street to be named after Barack Obama". Telegraph.co.uk. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/northamerica/usa/barackobama/3533664/Spanish-street-to-be-named-after-Barack-Obama.html. Retrieved 2009-01-19.  

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