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Five sources for finding [[Portal:Maryland|Maryland]] place names are:
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Gazetteers for Maryland have been created from its early history. Some helpful gazatteers for the State both old and new include:  
 
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*Fisher, Richard Swainson. ''Gazetteer of the State of Maryland: compiled from the returns of the Seventh Census of the United States and other official documents. To which has been added a general account of the District of Columbia.'' New York, New York: J.H. Colton, 1852. Available on [http://books.google.com/books?id=_XgFAAAAQAAJ&printsec=frontcover&dq=maryland+gazetteers&ei=xC56SYqkNoPKkQSXx8W8Bg#PPA1,M1 Google Books]. (Family History Library book [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=272262&disp=Gazetteer+of+the+state+of+Maryland%20%20&columns=*,0,0 975 E5f]; film [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlefilmnotes&columns=*%2C0%2C0&titleno=272262&disp=Gazetteer+of+the+state+of+Maryland++ 896649] item 2.)
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*Gannett, Henry. ''A Gazetteer of Maryland and Delaware''. 1904. Reprint, Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1976. (Family History Library book [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=272350&disp=A+Gazetteer+of+Maryland+and+Delaware%20%20&columns=*,0,0 975 E5g]; film [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlefilmnotes&columns=*%2C0%2C0&titleno=272350&disp=A+Gazetteer+of+Maryland+and+Delaware++ 982220] item 3.)
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*Kaminkow, Marion J. ''Maryland A to Z: A Topographical Dictionary''. Baltimore, Maryland: Magna Carta Book Co., 1985. (Family History Library  book [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=377946&disp=Maryland+A+to+Z%20%20&columns=*,0,0 975.2 E2k].)
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*Maryland State Planning Commission and the Department of Geology, Mines and Water Resources. ''Gazetteer of Maryland''. Baltimore, Maryland: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1941. (Family History Library film [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=589111&disp=Gazetteer+of+Maryland%20%20&columns=*,0,0 1550166].)
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*United States Board on Geographic Names. ''Geographic Names Alphabetical Finding List''. Washington, D.C.: National Cartographic Information Center, U.S. Geological Survey, ca. 1982. (Maryland is on Family History Library fiche [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=199386&disp=Geographic+names+alphabetical+finding+li%20%20&columns=*,0,0 6331309]-10.)
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=== Web Sites  ===
 
=== Web Sites  ===
  
http://www.mdgenweb.org/maps-gaz.htm  
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[http://www.mdgenweb.org/maps-gaz.htm Maryland GenWeb] links to online gazetteers and maps for the state of Maryland.
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[http://maryland.hometownlocator.com/ ''Maryland Gazetteer'']'': City Profiles, Physical and Cultural Features.''
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''[http://www.newrivernotes.com/md/gaze1.htm Gazetteer of Maryland] ''by Henry Gammett. Washington D.C.: Government Printing office, 1902. Published online by New River Notes c 1998-2006/
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=== Books  ===
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*Fisher, Richard Swainson. ''Gazetteer of the State of Maryland'': compiled from the returns of the Seventh Census of the United States and other official documents. To which has been added a general account of the District of Columbia. New York, New York: J.H. Colton, 1852. Available on [http://books.google.com/books?id=_XgFAAAAQAAJ&printsec=frontcover&dq=maryland+gazetteers Google Books]. ({{FHL|272262|title-id|disp=Family History Library book 975 E5f; film 896649 item 2}}.)
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*Gannett, Henry. ''A Gazetteer of Maryland and Delaware''. 1904. Reprint, Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1976. Available at [http://books.google.com/books?id=2P5yrzRyRVsC&printsec=frontcover&dq=maryland+gazetteers Google Books]. ({{FHL|272350|title-id|disp=Family History Library book 975 E5g; film 982220 item 3}}.)
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*Kaminkow, Marion J. ''Maryland A to Z: A Topographical Dictionary''. Baltimore, Maryland: Magna Carta Book Co., 1985. ({{FHL|377946|title-id|disp=Family History Library book 975.2 E2k}}.)
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*Maryland State Planning Commission and the Department of Geology, Mines and Water Resources. ''Gazetteer of Maryland''. Baltimore, Maryland: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1941. ({{FHL|589111|title-id|disp=Family History Library film 1550166}}.)
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*United States Board on Geographic Names. ''Geographic Names Alphabetical Finding List''. Washington, D.C.: National Cartographic Information Center, U.S. Geological Survey, ca. 1982. (Maryland is on {{FHL|199386|title-id|disp=Family History Library fiche 6331309-10}}.)
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Gazetteers for Maryland have been created from its early history. Some helpful gazatteers for the State both old and new include:

Web Sites

Maryland GenWeb links to online gazetteers and maps for the state of Maryland.

Maryland Gazetteer: City Profiles, Physical and Cultural Features.

Gazetteer of Maryland by Henry Gammett. Washington D.C.: Government Printing office, 1902. Published online by New River Notes c 1998-2006/

Books