for the Native American, but for nearby San Geronimo
Creek. Both were named to honor Saint Jerome. Mexicans and other Spanish speakers nicknamed St. Jerome "Geronimo" after part of his name. Born
Eusebius Hieronymus Sophronius about 340 A. D. he was a
Jerome's contribution to mankind is most worthy of the honor of our
town's naming. We should never forget this or allow its
by confusion with someone else.
Even more Geronimo history
Why did people call the Indian 'Geronimo?'
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