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Which U.S. city was originally named Centralia?

 1 : Introduction to the question “Which U.S. city was originally named Centralia?
…1. Lincoln, Nebraska 2. Fargo, North Dakota 3. Minneapolis, Minnesota 4. Cedar Rapids, Iowa

answer for the question Which U.S. city was originally named Centralia? is :

Fargo, North Dakota – Construction of the railroad tracks connecting the Great Lakes to the West Coast began in 1870. A small community of railroad engineers and surveyors employed by the Northern Pacific Railroad Company popped up where the railroad would cross the Red River. In 1871, a post office was established and named Centralia, but shortly after a railroad official said the town should be named Fargo for William G. Fargo, a financial backer of the railroad and a partner in the Wells-Fargo Express Company. On February 14, 1872, the U.S. Postal Service officially changed the name of the post office (and the town) to Fargo.:

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