Hillsboro

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EtymologyEdit

The civil parish is named after British politician Wills Hill, 1st Marquess of Downshire (1718 - 1793). Coined by British-Dutch surveyor Samuel Holland.

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Hillsboro

  1. A civil parish of Queens County, Prince Edward Island, Canada. [From 1765]
  2. A town in Alabama.
  3. An unincorporated community in Georgia, United States; named for early settlers John and Isaac Hill.
  4. A city, the county seat of Montgomery County, Illinois; perhaps named for the area's hilly terrain, or for Hillsborough, North Carolina.
  5. A town in Fountain County, Indiana; named for the area's hilly terrain.
  6. An unincorporated community in Henry County, Indiana; named for its relatively high elevation.
  7. A city in Iowa.
  8. A city in Kansas; named for early settler John Gillespie Hill.
  9. An unincorporated community in Kentucky.
  10. A small town in Caroline County, Maryland. Not to be confused with Hillsborough in Prince George's County.
  11. A census-designated place in Mississippi.
  12. A city, the county seat of Jefferson County, Missouri; a translation of Monticello (literally “little mount”), the home of President Thomas Jefferson.
  13. A census-designated place in New Mexico.
  14. A city, the county seat of Traill County, North Dakota; named for Canadian-American railroad official James J. Hill.
  15. A city, the county seat of Highland County, Ohio; named for nearby hills.
  16. A city, the county seat of Washington County, Oregon; named for early settler and Oregon politician David Hill.
  17. A census-designated place in Tennessee.
  18. A city, the county seat of Hill County, Texas; named for its county.
  19. An unincorporated community in King and Queen County, Virginia.
  20. A town in Loudoun County, Virginia.
  21. A town in West Virginia; named for early settler John Hill.
  22. A city in Wisconsin.

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