County Name Origins of the United States

County Name Origins of the United States

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A reference supplying information on the origins of all county (and parish) names in the US. Material is in 49 chapters (Alaska has no counties or parishes), each giving the counties in alphabetical order and ending with its own bibliography. Each entry, rich with historical details, explains the origins of the county's name, often giving information on presidents and civil servants, Indian tribes, military heroes, and landmarks. Beatty is a writer and researcher retired from the accounting profession. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Publisher: Jefferson, NC : McFarland, 2001
ISBN: 9780786410255
Branch Call Number: G 917.3 BEA
Characteristics: v, 665 p. ; 29 cm


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