15 oldest U.S. cities

My daughter and her family recently took a weekend trip to Santa Fe, N.M., which is one of the oldest cities in the United States. This started us wondering which cities are the oldest. The table below gives you the answer. The information is courtesy of About.com.

Rank

City

State

Date Founded

1St. AugustineFL1565
2JamestownVA1607
3Santa FeNM1607
4HamptonVA1610
5KecoughtanVA1610
6Newport NewsVA1613
7AlbanyNY1614
8Jersey CityNJ1617
9PlymouthMA1620
10WeymouthMA1622
11DoverNH1623
12GloucesterMA1623
13New AmsterdamNY1625
14SalemMA1626
15LynnMA1629

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