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Greek Mythology Today
PLACES IN THE UNITED STATES
NAMED AFTER MYTHOLOGY
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Flora was the Roman name for the Greek Chloris,
goddess of plants and vegetation:

Flora, Illinois

Flora, Indiana

Flora, Louisiana

Flora, Mississippi

Glen Flora, Texas

Glen Flora, Wisconsin 

The Griffin was a mythical creature with the face,
beak, talons and wings of an eagle and the body
of a lion: the hero Bellerophon killed him.

Griffin, Georgia

Griffin, Indiana

Hades was the feared god of the Underworld:

Hades Creek, Washington

Hercules (Heracles) was the greatest hero of
ancient Greece. He performed the famous 12 labors:

Hercules, California 

Luna was the Roman goddess of the moon,
equivalent to the Greek goddess Selene:

Luna, New Mexico

The city of Marathon was the setting for a magnificent battle, and where we get the modern day race called the marathon:

Marathon, New York

Mars was the Roman god of war,
the equivalent of the Greek god Ares:

Mars Hill, Maine

Mars, Pennsylvania 

Medusa was the monster who would turn to stone
whomever happened to look upon her:

Medusa, New York

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