Maryland Gazetteers

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Five sources for finding [[Portal:Maryland|Maryland]] place names are:  
 
Five sources for finding [[Portal:Maryland|Maryland]] place names are:  
  
*Fisher, Richard Swainson. ''Gazetteer of the State of Maryland'' . . . New York, New York: J.H. Colton, 1852. (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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*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.)  
 
*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.)  
 
*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.)  
 
*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].)  
 
*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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Five sources for finding Maryland place names are:

  • 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 Google Books. (Family History Library book 975 E5f; film 896649 item 2.)
  • Gannett, Henry. A Gazetteer of Maryland and Delaware. 1904. Reprint, Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1976. (Family History Library book 975 E5g; film 982220 item 3.)
  • Kaminkow, Marion J. Maryland A to Z: A Topographical Dictionary. Baltimore, Maryland: Magna Carta Book Co., 1985. (Family History Library  book 975.2 E2k.)
  • 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 1550166.)
  • 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 6331309-10.)

Web Sites

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