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Virginia place names

Raus McDill Hanson

Virginia place names

derivations, historical uses.

by Raus McDill Hanson

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Published by McClure Press in Verona, Va .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Virginia.
    • Subjects:
    • Names, Geographical -- Virginia.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF224 .H3
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 253 p.
      Number of Pages253
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5688165M
      LC Control Number69020401


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Verona, Va.: McClure Press, []. F H3. The information in this publication is arranged by “larger areas”, “counties with place names”, and “independent cities with place names”. Each entry provides some information about the place such.

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