The American Counties: Origins of County Names, Dates of Creation, and Population Data, 1950-2000
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.
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