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Illinois place names by James N. Adams

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Published by Illinois State Historical Society in Springfield, Ill .
Written in English



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  • Names, Geographical -- Illinois.,
  • Illinois -- Geography.

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Edition Notes

Statementcompiled by James N. Adams ; edited by William E. Keller ; with a new addendum by Lowell M. Volkel.
SeriesOccasional publications / illinois State Historical Society ;, no. 55, Occasional publications (Illinois State Historical Society) ;, no. 55.
ContributionsKeller, William E., Volkel, Lowell M.
LC ClassificationsF539 .A3 1989
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 275-610 p., [1] leaf of plates :
Number of Pages610
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1935234M
ISBN 100912226242
LC Control Number90152740

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A general introduction locates Illinois place names in the context of general patterns of place naming in the United States. An extremely useful reference for scholars of American history, Reviews: 1.   This extensive guide shows how the history and culture of Illinois are embedded in the names of its towns, cities, and other geographical features. Edward Callary unearths the origins of names of nearly three thousand Illinois communities and the circumstances surrounding their naming /5. Get this from a library! Illinois place names. [James N Adams; William E Keller; Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State University. Libraries)]. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: vi, pages, 1 unnumbered leaf of plates: map ; 24 cm. Series Title: Occasional.

Illinois place names. Springfield, Illinois State Historical Society, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: James N Adams; Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State University. Libraries).   Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. A list of Illinois place names by James N. Adams, edition, in English A list of Illinois place names ( edition) | Open LibraryPages: The Illinois (IL) White Pages phone book. Search our online phone book to find phone numbers, addresses, and more. get owner's name. Identify spam and scam calls. Look up an Address. Whitepages provides the top free people search and tenant screening tool online with contact information for over million people including cell phone. Illinois County Land Ownership Maps and Atlases Illinois County Land Ownership Maps and Atlases; Column Explanations. County: The list is in alphabetical order by the name of the county. Some plat books cover more than one county. When two or three counties are covered, the plat book is listed under each county.

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