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History, Politics & Society
History of the United States
What is the oldest city in America?
January 26, 2011 3:16AM
By America, am I safe in assuming that you mean the United States of America?
If so, then the oldest European occupied city (there were Native American cities dating back to before European colonization) is:
San Juan, Puerto Rico ( founded 1521)
In the US what is the oldest type of city government?
Asked in North America, Mexico
Which capital city is the only walled city in noth America outside Mexico?
Founded in 1609 what is the oldest city in America west of the Mississippi?
Santa Fe, New Mexico is the oldest city west of the Mississippi River in what is now the United States. It was founded by the Spanish in 1608. In it also the oldest capital city still the capital. However, it is not the oldest continually inhabited city, as it was abandoned for 12 years (1680-1692) due to Native American attacks.
What is the oldest known city in the Americas?
The oldest known city in the Americas is Ticul, Yucatan, Mexico, founded 700 b.c. The oldest continually occupied community in the United States is Sky City, New Mexico, formed in 1000 a.d. The oldest continually occupied city in the United States of America is San Juan, Puerto Rico, founded in 1521. St. Augustine, Florida is the oldest continually occupied city on the continental United states, founded in 1565.
Asked in Geography, Countries, States, and Cities
What city is probably the oldest city in the world?