Did you know that North Dakota isn't the only state to have a Bismarck? In fact, there are actually four cities and two townships in the United States named Bismarck, too.

A quick search of Wikipedia for Bismarck brings up more than just Bismarck, North Dakota. Arkansas, Illinois, Missouri, and West Virginia all feature cities named Bismarck, too. Plus, both Michigan and Minnesota have Bismarck townships.

Here's everything you need to know about the United States' other Bismarcks:

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    Bismarck, AR

    Bismarck, Arkansas is located between Hot Springs and Caddo Valley on State Highway 7 and 84, according to Wikipedia.

    One of five unincorporated cities in Hot Springs County, Bismarck is home to two restaurants and three gas stations, along with a post office, laundromat, and two banks.

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    Bismarck, IL

    Located approximately eight miles north of Danville, Bismarck, Illinois is home to just over 500 residents, according to the 2000 census.

    The town celebrated its 125 birthday in 1997, according to Wikipedia, with a parade, contests, and more.

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    Bismarck, MO

    Located in St. Francouis County, Missouri, Bismarck is home to more than 1,500 residents, according to Wikipedia.

    The city is also home to the Bismarck Municipal Airport and the Missouri Pacific line, which runs straight through it.

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    Bismarck, WV

    Similar to Arkansas' Bismarck, Bismarck, West Virginia is an unincorporated community.

    Located near Mount Storm Lake, Bismarck was named after Minister President of Prussia Otto von Bismarck, according to Wikipedia.

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    Bismarck Township, MI

    Located in Presque Isle County, Bismarck Township has a population of just over 400 people, according to the 2000 census.

    The only community listed by Wikipedia to be located inside Bismarck Township is Hawks, which also borders Belknap Township. The Hawks post office serves both townships, along with other neighboring townships.

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    Bismarck Township, MN

    Michigan isn't the only state to have a Bismarck Township. Minnesota also has one, located in Sibley County, with a population of just over 300 people.

    Similar to Bismarck, West Virginia, Minnesota's Bismarck was also named after Otto von Bismarck when it was organized in 1874, according to Wikipedia.

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