List of things named after Barack Obama

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This is a list of things named after Barack Obama, the 44th and current President of the United States. This list includes proposed name changes.






  • Barack Obama Charter SchoolCompton, California – Qued Charter Elementary School renamed after Barack Obama in January 2009[2]
  • Barack Obama Global Preparation Academy – Los Angeles – Built in mid 2010[3]
  • Barack Obama AcademyOakland, California – Alternative Learning Community renamed after Barack Obama in March 2009[4]




New Jersey

  • Barack Obama AcademyPlainfield, New Jersey – Plainfield Academy for Academic & Civic Development renamed to Barack Obama Academy.[8]
  • Barack Obama Green Charter High SchoolPlainfield, New Jersey – Charter high school opened in September 2010.[9]

New York

  • Barack Obama Elementary SchoolHempstead, New York – Ludlum Elementary School renamed to Barack Obama Elementary School.[10]







United States


  • Obama WaySeaside, California – Seaside City Council approved the commemorative designation of Broadway Avenue as Obama Way effective 15 September 2010.[17]




Topographical features

Antigua and Barbuda

  • Mount Obama in Antigua and Barbuda – renamed from Boggy Peak on Obama's birthday, 4 August 2009.[26]

Proposed namings

  • Pembroke Park Road – Hollywood, Florida – portion of (or all of) road proposed to be renamed Barack Obama Boulevard[27]
  • Delmar Boulevard – St. Louis, Missouri – proposed to be renamed Barack Obama Boulevard[28]
  • Street currently named after José Antonio Primo de Rivera proposed to be renamed Calle Barack Obama, in Náquera, in the Spanish province of Valencia.[29]
  • Chicago Midway Airport proposed to be renamed "President Barack Obama Airport".[30]

See also


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  2. 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. Retrieved 2009-01-19.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. "Barack Obama Global Preparation Academy". 2011-05-07. Retrieved 2011-08-19.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  4. "Oakland School Renamed Barack Obama Academy". KTVU. 26 March 2009. Retrieved 2009-03-26.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  5. "School board approves Barack Obama Elementary name". The Gazette. 2009-06-26.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  6. "Welcome to the Normandy School District Website. ::". Retrieved 2011-08-19.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  7. "St. Paul elementary school to get Obama name". Star Tribune. 19 May 2009. Retrieved 4 June 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  8. Epa/Matthew Cavanaugh. "Plainfield high school named after President Obama | New Jersey Real-Time News". Retrieved 2010-02-20.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  9. Walsh, Jeremy (11 April 2020). "New Barack Obama Green Charter High School is coming to Plainfield | Star-Ledger". Retrieved 2010-08-23.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  10. "New York Elementary School Renamed After Barack Obama – Local News | News Articles | National News | US News". Fox News. 2008-11-21. Retrieved 2010-02-20.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
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  12. "South Florida Street Expected To Be Renamed For Obama – Miami News Story – WPLG Miami". 2008-11-22. Retrieved 2011-08-19.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  13. Williams, Shawn P. (24 August 2011). "Barack Obama Male Leadership Academy: DISD All-Male School Opens With High Expectations". Dallas South News. Retrieved 3 September 2011.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
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  15. Talev, Margaret; Goldman, Julianna (1 July 2013). "Obama to Join With Political Foe Bush as Africa Trip Winds Down". Bloomberg. Retrieved 2 July 2013.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  16. "Obama courts African businesses, is greeted by massive crowds in Tanzania on final leg of trip". The Washington Post. 1 July 2013. Retrieved 2 July 2013.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>[dead link]
  17. "Seaside to Unveil "Obama Way"".<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  18. "East St. Louis city council minutes" (PDF). City of East St. Louis, IL. Retrieved 2014-03-30.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  19. "South Florida Street Expected To Be Renamed For Obama – Miami News Story – WPLG Miami". 2008-11-22. Retrieved 2010-02-20.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  20. Carey, Clay (4 January 2009). "Obama to join literary characters in Florida". USA Today. Retrieved 2009-01-11.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  21. "Topic Galleries – South Florida". Archived from the original on 14 June 2009. Retrieved 2010-02-20.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  22. Tiffany Gabbay (October 11, 2011). "Orlando Unveils 'President Barack Obama Parkway'". The Blaze. Retrieved July 20, 2012.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
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  26. Kentish, Anika (2009-08-15). "Antigua's highest peak renamed 'Mount Obama'". Archived from the original on 13 August 2009. Retrieved 2009-08-05.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  27. Rodriguez, Ihosvani (29 December 2009). "Down the road: Obama Boulevard in Florida?". Sun Sentinel (Fort Lauderdale, Florida). Retrieved 2009-01-11.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  28. "St. Louis is step closer to 'Barack Obama Boulevard'". KSDK / Belleville News-Democrat. 10 January 2009. Archived from the original on 24 May 2011. Retrieved 2009-01-11. |first1= missing |last1= in Authors list (help)<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  29. Govan, Fiona (28 November 2008). "Spanish street to be named after *Barack Obama". The Daily Telegraph. UK. Retrieved 2009-01-19.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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