It would seem fairly obvious where Geneva got its name from. It’s located in a state, New York, that was named after a foreign city after all.
As foreign cities go to be named after, Geneva isn’t too bad. It’s become a center for peace. It’s a beautiful place, too. Somebodyisfromhere.com has been there. It sits on a Lake in which taking this picture is even possible:
Wiki, at first, backs up this Swiss notion:
So far so good.
First of all an explanation of Seneca.
Somebodyisfromhere.com put the theory to the test:
At least, Geneva is better than its nickname, “Lake Trout Capital of the World.”