Lets see if we can build a comprehensive list of US towns with Welsh place names. It might be fun as well to find out why or by whom they were so named. How many Cardiff's and Bangor's etc are out there ( see this blog post for two of them ). Post your US Welsh place name to the group and we'll try and keep an updated list. Top contributor over the next six months wins a free Americymru t-shirt.
We will be adding a new list map and spreadsheet soon.
Diolch Linda Garrett for providing us with this name derivation:- "There is a town in Placer Co. CA called Penryn. A Welsh immigrant by the name of Griffith Griffith established a granite quarry on…Read more →