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The American counties : origins of county names, dates of creation, and population data, 1950-2000

Author: Joseph Nathan Kane; Charles Curry Aiken
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 5th edView all editions and formats
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"This latest edition of a longstanding classic contains concise information on each U.S. county's area, population, date of creation, and name origin. Unlike previous editions, counties and other first-order subdivisions - independent cities, boroughs, census areas - are presented in a single list, and greater attention is paid to county name origins. The American Counties is an essential resource for researchers in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Local history
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Nathan Kane; Charles Curry Aiken
ISBN: 0810850362 9780810850361
OCLC Number: 55097707
Description: xxiii, 529 pages ; 29 cm
Responsibility: Joseph Nathan Kane, Charles Curry Aiken.

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"This latest edition of a longstanding classic contains concise information on each U.S. county's area, population, date of creation, and name origin. Unlike previous editions, counties and other first-order subdivisions - independent cities, boroughs, census areas - are presented in a single list, and greater attention is paid to county name origins. The American Counties is an essential resource for researchers in local or state history, travelers, and genealogists."--Jacket.

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