The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States, Second Edition; by Henry Gannett; 334 pp.; Paperback; Published: 1905; Reprinted: 2008; ISBN: 9780806305448; Item # CF2135D
This is the standard reference work on place names in the United States. It is an alphabetical list of about 10,000 names, with precise geographical references. The location in a county and state, and the derivation and meaning of the name, are given for each place. This volume is of enormous value to researchers in a wide variety of fields, especially in the fields of genealogy and local history.