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Gazetteers list geographical names, such as cities, towns, settlements, rivers, mountains, villages, and districts. They identify these locations and sometimes give historical and biographical information concerning early residents. Several guides to place names in Indiana have been published, including:
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Gazetteers list geographical names, such as cities, towns, settlements, rivers, mountains, villages, and districts. They identify these locations and sometimes give historical and biographical information concerning early residents. Several guides to place names in Indiana have been published, including:  
  
Baker, Ronald L. ''Indiana Place Names''. Bloomington, Indiana: Indiana University Press, 1975. (FHL book 977.2 E2b.) This gives the names of counties, cities, towns and villages and a brief history of the name or place.
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Baker, Ronald L. ''Indiana Place Names''. Bloomington, Indiana: Indiana University Press, 1975. (Family History Library book 977.2 E2b.) This gives the names of counties, cities, towns and villages and a brief history of the name or place.  
  
Chamberlain, E. ''The Indiana Gazetteer, or, Topographical Dictionary of the State of Indiana''. Indianapolis, Indiana: E. Chamberlain, 1849. (FHL book 977.2 E5i; film 873978; fiche 6051129.) In addition to identifying the locations of towns, cities, counties, and rivers, this gives the population of the towns in 1849.
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Chamberlain, E. ''The Indiana Gazetteer, or, Topographical Dictionary of the State of Indiana''. Indianapolis, Indiana: E. Chamberlain, 1849. (Family History Library book 977.2 E5i; film 873978; fiche 6051129.) In addition to identifying the locations of towns, cities, counties, and rivers, this gives the population of the towns in 1849.  
  
Scott, John. ''The Indiana Gazetteer or Topographical Dictionary.'' 1826. Reprint. Indianapolis, Indiana: Indiana Historical Society, 1954. (FHL book 977.2 E5s.)
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Scott, John. ''The Indiana Gazetteer or Topographical Dictionary.'' 1826. Reprint. Indianapolis, Indiana: Indiana Historical Society, 1954. (Family History Library book 977.2 E5s.)  
  
''The National Gazetteer of the United States of America -- Indiana, 1988''. Washington, DC: United States Government Printing Office, 1988. (FHL book 977.2 E5n.) This contains an alphabetical listing of places or geographical features, such as towns, villages, lakes, churches, and schools, and gives the county, coordinates, and U.S. Geological Survey map name. Includes early maps.
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''The National Gazetteer of the United States of America -- Indiana, 1988''. Washington, DC: United States Government Printing Office, 1988. (Family History Library book 977.2 E5n.) This contains an alphabetical listing of places or geographical features, such as towns, villages, lakes, churches, and schools, and gives the county, coordinates, and U.S. Geological Survey map name. Includes early maps.  
  
See the "[[United States Gazetteers|Gazetteers]]" section of the United States Research Outline for additional sources.
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See the "[[United States Gazetteers|Gazetteers]]" section of the United States Research Outline for additional sources.  
  
Indiana gazetteers are listed in the Locality Search of the Family History Library Catalog under:
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Indiana gazetteers are listed in the Locality Search of the Family History Library Catalog under:  
  
INDIANA- GAZETTEERS
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INDIANA- GAZETTEERS  
  
INDIANA- NAMES, GEOGRAPHICAL
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INDIANA- NAMES, GEOGRAPHICAL  
  
INDIANA- HISTORICAL GEOGRAPHY
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INDIANA- HISTORICAL GEOGRAPHY  
  
'''Online Resources'''
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'''Online Resources'''  
  
http://www.libraries.iub.edu/index.php?pageId=2904
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http://www.libraries.iub.edu/index.php?pageId=2904  
  
http://research.yale.edu/peabody/COLLECTIONS/gnis/IN.html
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http://research.yale.edu/peabody/COLLECTIONS/gnis/IN.html  
  
http://www.livgenmi.com/1895/IN/
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http://www.livgenmi.com/1895/IN/<br>
  
[[Category:Indiana]]<br>
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[[Category:Indiana]]

Revision as of 20:27, 18 August 2008

Gazetteers list geographical names, such as cities, towns, settlements, rivers, mountains, villages, and districts. They identify these locations and sometimes give historical and biographical information concerning early residents. Several guides to place names in Indiana have been published, including:

Baker, Ronald L. Indiana Place Names. Bloomington, Indiana: Indiana University Press, 1975. (Family History Library book 977.2 E2b.) This gives the names of counties, cities, towns and villages and a brief history of the name or place.

Chamberlain, E. The Indiana Gazetteer, or, Topographical Dictionary of the State of Indiana. Indianapolis, Indiana: E. Chamberlain, 1849. (Family History Library book 977.2 E5i; film 873978; fiche 6051129.) In addition to identifying the locations of towns, cities, counties, and rivers, this gives the population of the towns in 1849.

Scott, John. The Indiana Gazetteer or Topographical Dictionary. 1826. Reprint. Indianapolis, Indiana: Indiana Historical Society, 1954. (Family History Library book 977.2 E5s.)

The National Gazetteer of the United States of America -- Indiana, 1988. Washington, DC: United States Government Printing Office, 1988. (Family History Library book 977.2 E5n.) This contains an alphabetical listing of places or geographical features, such as towns, villages, lakes, churches, and schools, and gives the county, coordinates, and U.S. Geological Survey map name. Includes early maps.

See the "Gazetteers" section of the United States Research Outline for additional sources.

Indiana gazetteers are listed in the Locality Search of the Family History Library Catalog under:

INDIANA- GAZETTEERS

INDIANA- NAMES, GEOGRAPHICAL

INDIANA- HISTORICAL GEOGRAPHY

Online Resources

http://www.libraries.iub.edu/index.php?pageId=2904

http://research.yale.edu/peabody/COLLECTIONS/gnis/IN.html

http://www.livgenmi.com/1895/IN/