The North Carolina Gazetteer

The North Carolina Gazetteer

eBook - 1968
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Baker & Taylor
A geographical dictionary which provides the origins and history of twenty thousand place names in the Tar Heel State

The University of North Carolina Press
<!--The twenty thousand entries in this geographical dictionary make it a unique reference work for North Carolina and one of the most comprehensive state gazetteers ever published in this country. It is the product of a fifteen-year study of old and new maps, reports, and surveys plus information accumulated from extensive correspondence with interested residents throughout the state.-->

Coldass Creek. Devils Elbow. Whim Knob. Mush Island. Here in one thick volume are 20,000 entries that locate the geographical features of North Carolina--counties, towns, cities, rivers, creeks, lakes, mountains, gaps, ridges, bays, sounds, inlets. All are listed and in many cases the derivation of the name and additional historical data are included. The North Carolina Gazetteer is a fascinating and indispensable reference for Tar Heels (and those who wish they were), tourists, students, historians, geographers, journalists, and genealogists.
North Carolina Gazetteer
With 20,000 entries, The North Carolina Gazetteer locates all geographical features of the state--including counties, towns, cities, rivers, creeks, lakes, mountains, gaps, ridges, bays, sounds, and inlets. This popular book is a fascinating and indispensable reference for all Tar Heels, native and newcomer alike.


Publisher: Chapel Hill, N.C. : University of North Carolina Press, [1968]
ISBN: 9780807867037
0807867039
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xviii, 561 pages) : maps

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