Hessen – Herzogtum (duchy) Gazetteers

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This book is written in German. An extensive historical  section is followed by a listing of all places from highest to lowest jurisdictions. The book includes a place name index in the back.
 
This book is written in German. An extensive historical  section is followed by a listing of all places from highest to lowest jurisdictions. The book includes a place name index in the back.
  
=== Online gazetteer ===
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=== Online gazetteers ===
  
The digital library DigiBib on Genealogy. net includes a gazetteer called
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The digital library DigiBib on Genealogy. net includes a gazetteer called  
  
''Alphabetisches Verzeichnis der Wohnplaetze im Grossherzogthum Hessen''
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''Alphabetisches Verzeichnis der Wohnplaetze im Grossherzogthum Hessen''  
  
(Alphabetical Rgister of inhabited places in the Grand Duchy of Hessen) , 
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(Alphabetical Rgister of inhabited places in the Grand Duchy of Hessen) ,   
  
published by the Grossherzogliche Centalstelle fuer die Landesstatistik (Grand Ducal Office for State Statstics) in 1863. This book can be accessed [http://wiki-de.genealogy.net/Wohnpl%C3%A4tze_im_Grossherzogthum_Hessen_1863 here].
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published by the Grossherzogliche Centalstelle fuer die Landesstatistik (Grand Ducal Office for State Statstics) in 1863. This book can be accessed [http://wiki-de.genealogy.net/Wohnpl%C3%A4tze_im_Grossherzogthum_Hessen_1863 here].  
  
 
An [http://tudigit.ulb.tu-darmstadt.de/show/37-A-187 1877 edition ]of this gazetteer is available in the dgital reading room of the University- and State Library Darmstadt.
 
An [http://tudigit.ulb.tu-darmstadt.de/show/37-A-187 1877 edition ]of this gazetteer is available in the dgital reading room of the University- and State Library Darmstadt.

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Printed gazetteers 

One descriptive gazetteer for the Grand Duchy of Hessen is

Das Grossherzogthum Hessen nach Geschichte, Land, Volk, Staat, und Oertlichkeit (The Grand Duchy of Hessen with its History, Geography, People, State, and Places)

by Dr. Ph. A. F. Walther

published in Darmstadt 1854, Verlag der Hofbuchhandlung von G. Jonghaus

This book is written in German. An extensive historical  section is followed by a listing of all places from highest to lowest jurisdictions. The book includes a place name index in the back.

Online gazetteers

The digital library DigiBib on Genealogy. net includes a gazetteer called

Alphabetisches Verzeichnis der Wohnplaetze im Grossherzogthum Hessen

(Alphabetical Rgister of inhabited places in the Grand Duchy of Hessen) , 

published by the Grossherzogliche Centalstelle fuer die Landesstatistik (Grand Ducal Office for State Statstics) in 1863. This book can be accessed here.

An 1877 edition of this gazetteer is available in the dgital reading room of the University- and State Library Darmstadt.