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List of things named after Barack Obama

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.









New Jersey

  • Barack Obama AcademyPlainfield, New Jersey – Plainfield Academy for Academic & Civic Development renamed to Barack Obama Academy.[7]
  • Barack Obama Green Charter High SchoolPlainfield, New Jersey – Charter high school scheduled to open in September 2010.[8]

New York

  • Barack Obama Elementary SchoolHempstead, New York – Ludlum Elementary School renamed to Barack Obama Elementary School.[9]







United States



  • Barack Obama Avenue - East St. Louis, Illinois - City council approved the renaming of a half mile section of 4th street to Barack Obama Avenue in August, 2012. (Streetview) [20]


  • Obama WaySeaside, California – Seaside City Council approved the commemorative designation of Broadway Avenue as Obama Way effective 15 September 2010.[21]

Topographical features

Antigua and Barbuda

  • Mount Obama in Antigua and Barbuda – renamed from Boggy Peak on Obama's birthday, 4 August 2009.[22]

Proposed namings

  • Pembroke Park Road – Hollywood, Florida – portion of (or all of) road proposed to be renamed Barack Obama Boulevard[23]
  • Delmar Boulevard – St. Louis, Missouri – proposed to be renamed Barack Obama Boulevard[24]
  • Street currently named after José Antonio Primo de Rivera proposed to be renamed Calle Barack Obama, in Náquera, in the Spanish province of Valencia.[25]
  • Chicago Midway Airport proposed to be renamed "President Barack Obama Airport".[26]

See also


  1. ^ Carr, Steve (18 April 2012). "UNM Researchers Find When Mates Are Hard to Find, Males Are First to Go".  
  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. 
  3. ^ "Barack Obama Global Preparation Academy". 2011-05-07. Retrieved 2011-08-19. 
  4. ^ "Oakland School Renamed Barack Obama Academy". KTVU. 26 March 2009. Retrieved 2009-03-26. 
  5. ^ "School board approves Barack Obama Elementary name". The Gazette. 2009-06-26. 
  6. ^ "Welcome to the Normandy School District Website. ::". Retrieved 2011-08-19. 
  7. ^ Epa/Matthew Cavanaugh. "Plainfield high school named after President Obama | New Jersey Real-Time News". Retrieved 2010-02-20. 
  8. ^ Walsh, Jeremy (11 April 2020). "New Barack Obama Green Charter High School is coming to Plainfield | Star-Ledger". Retrieved 2010-08-23. 
  9. ^ "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. 
  10. ^ 
  11. ^ "South Florida Street Expected To Be Renamed For Obama – Miami News Story – WPLG Miami". 2008-11-22. Retrieved 2011-08-19. 
  12. ^ 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. 
  13. ^ 
  14. ^ Talev, Margaret; Goldman, Julianna (1 July 2013). "Obama to Join With Political Foe Bush as Africa Trip Winds Down".  
  15. ^ "Obama courts African businesses, is greeted by massive crowds in Tanzania on final leg of trip".  
  16. ^ "South Florida Street Expected To Be Renamed For Obama – Miami News Story – WPLG Miami". 2008-11-22. Retrieved 2010-02-20. 
  17. ^ Carey, Clay (4 January 2009). "Obama to join literary characters in Florida". USA Today. Retrieved 2009-01-11. 
  18. ^ "Topic Galleries – South Florida". Retrieved 2010-02-20. 
  19. ^ Tiffany Gabbay (October 11, 2011). "Orlando Unveils ‘President Barack Obama Parkway’". The Blaze. Retrieved July 20, 2012. 
  20. ^ "East St. Louis city council minutes". City of East St. Louis, IL. Retrieved 2014-03-30. 
  21. ^ """Seaside to Unveil "Obama Way. 
  22. ^ Kentish, Anika (2009-08-15). "'"Antigua's highest peak renamed 'Mount Obama. Retrieved 2009-08-05. 
  23. ^ Rodriguez, Ihosvani (29 December 2009). "Down the road: Obama Boulevard in Florida?". Sun Sentinel (Fort Lauderdale, Florida). Retrieved 2009-01-11. 
  24. ^ "'"St. Louis is step closer to 'Barack Obama Boulevard. KSDK / Belleville News-Democrat. 10 January 2009. Retrieved 2009-01-11. 
  25. ^ Govan, Fiona (28 November 2008). "Spanish street to be named after *Barack Obama". The Daily Telegraph (UK). Retrieved 2009-01-19. 
  26. ^

External links

  • Renamed elementary school in Prince George's County, Maryland
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