List of places named for Thomas Jefferson

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This is a list of places in the United States named for Thomas Jefferson, the 3rd President of the United States and the author of the United States Declaration of Independence.

High schools

Lists of high schools named after Jefferson:

Elementary schools

  • Thomas Jefferson Elementary, Anaheim, California
  • Thomas Jefferson Elementary II, Anaheim California
  • Jefferson Elementary, Huntington, New York
  • Jefferson School, Union City, New Jersey
  • Thomas Jefferson, Baltimore, Maryland
  • Jefferson-Barnes Elementary, Westland, Michigan (Closed)

Universities and colleges


  • Jefferson Highway, running from New Orleans to Winnipeg
  • Jefferson Road, Metro Detroit, Michigan
  • Jefferson Blvd. in Los Angeles
  • Jefferson Drive on the National Mall, Washington, DC
  • Jefferson Street in Miami Beach, Florida
  • Jefferson Ave. Newport News, Virginia
  • Thomas Jefferson Parkway. Charlottesville, Virginia
  • Jefferson Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba



It is notable that Jefferson County in Virginia became part of West Virginia as a result of the American Civil War. Virginia sued West Virginia to regain it, but lost the case before the United States Supreme Court when it was decided in 1871.



Thomas Jefferson Memorial Church - Unitarian Universalist, Charlottesville, Virginia

See also