Lansing, Michigan Isn’t The Only Lansing In The Country
In The Simpsons, there's this running gag (one of many), that you never really know which state Springfield (the name of their city) is in. It could ne in the Midwest, it could be along the East coast, it could be somewhere boarding Colorado.
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Part of the joke is that there are so many cities named 'Springfield' that it could be anywhere. I was curious just how many 'Springfield's there were. I figured there might be a dozen or so scattered across the U.S. Well, I was wrong...
There are 34 cities named Springfield in America alone. There are 58 places in the world named Springfield.
That got me curious... how many places in the world are named Lansing?
Before I started this deep dive, I figured Lansing, Michigan might be the only 'Lansing' in the country. I was super wrong.
In fact, there are 13 places named Lansing in the world. All the cities named Lansing area located in North America, with one in Canada and the remaining 12 in America.
The northern most Lansing location is the one situated up in the Yukon Territory in Canada. The southern most Lansing location can be found in Florida, about halfway between St Petersburg and Lake Okeechobee.
Where are all the cities named Lansing located?
As you know by now, Michigan isn't the only state with a 'Lansing'. Check out the other states below.
Lansing, New York
Lansing, North Carolina
Lansing, West Virginia
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