Next time you find yourself playing a road trip game and need the name of a city starting with an “X”, remember that Xenia, Ohio is the only city in the United States that begins with the letter “X” and has a population greater than 5,000. There are only a handful of U.S. cities that start with “X” but with a population around 26,000, Xenia, Ohio is the highest populated.
U.S. Cities Starting with the Letter “X”
Xenia, Ohio: 25,944
Xenia, Illinois: 392
Xenia, Kansas: ~300
Source: United States Census Bureau; Cities listed are ones with a listed population and known residents