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''[[United States]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Virginia]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Virginia_Gazetteers|Gazetteers]]''  
 
''[[United States]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Virginia]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Virginia_Gazetteers|Gazetteers]]''  
  
Several helpful guides to places in [[Virginia]] have been published, including:  
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Several helpful guides to places in [[Virginia]] have been published, including: [[Image:Globe study.jpg|right|250px|Globe study.jpg]] <br><br>
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*'''1835:''' Martin, Joseph. ''A New and Comprehensive Gazetteer of Virginia, and the District of Columbia''. Charlottesville: J. Martin, 1835. {{FHL|272358|title-id|disp=(Family History Library book 975 E5m; film 897469.)}}; digital versions at [http://search.ancestry.com/iexec/Default.aspx?htx=BookList&dbid=25591 Ancestry] ($); {{FSbook|82282}}.
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*'''1854:''' Edwards, Richard. ''Statistical Gazetteer of the State of Virginia: Embracing Important Topographical and Historical Information from Recent and Original Sources, Together with the Results of the Last Census Population, in Most Cases, to 1854''. Richmond, Va.: Published for the Proprietor, 1855. Digital version at [http://www.archive.org/details/statisticalgazet00edwa Internet Archive].<br>
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*'''1904:''' Gannett, Henry. ''The Gazetteer of Virginia''. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1904. Digital version at [http://www.archive.org/details/cu31924102204066 Internet Archive].
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*'''1908:''' Long, Charles Massie. ''Virginia County Names: Two Hundred and Seventy Years of Virginia History''. New York and Washington: The Neale Publishing Company, 1908. Digital version at {{FSbook|591231}} - free; [http://books.google.com/books?id=8TcUAAAAYAAJ Google Books] - free.
  
*'''1835:''' Martin, Joseph. ''A New and Comprehensive Gazetteer of Virginia, and the District of Columbia''. Charlottesville: J. Martin, 1835. {{FHL|272358|title-id|disp=(Family History Library book 975 E5m; film 897469.)}}; digital versions at [http://search.ancestry.com/iexec/Default.aspx?htx=BookList&dbid=25591 Anc<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1295371344121_478" /><span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1295371344121_38" />estry] ($); [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/u?/FH28,75118 Family History&nbsp;Archives].&nbsp;
 
*'''1908:''' Long, Charles Massie. ''Virginia County Names: Two Hundred and Seventy Years of Virginia History''. New York and Washington: The Neale Publishing Company, 1908. Digital version at [http://books.google.com/books?id=8TcUAAAAYAAJ Google Books].
 
 
*'''1969:''' Hanson, Raus McDill. ''Virginia Place Names''. Verona, Virginia: McClure Press, 1969. {{FHL|69142|title-id|disp=(Family History Library book 975.5 E5h.)}}  
 
*'''1969:''' Hanson, Raus McDill. ''Virginia Place Names''. Verona, Virginia: McClure Press, 1969. {{FHL|69142|title-id|disp=(Family History Library book 975.5 E5h.)}}  
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*'''1971:''' Topping, Mary, et al. ''Approved Place Names in Virginia''. Charlottesville, Virginia: University Press of Virginia, 1971. {{FHL|68087|title-id|disp=(Family History Library book 975.5 E2t; fiche 6051296.)}} This is not a comprehensive gazetteer, but it lists all place names that have been approved by the U.S. Board on Geographic Names.
 
*'''1971:''' Topping, Mary, et al. ''Approved Place Names in Virginia''. Charlottesville, Virginia: University Press of Virginia, 1971. {{FHL|68087|title-id|disp=(Family History Library book 975.5 E2t; fiche 6051296.)}} This is not a comprehensive gazetteer, but it lists all place names that have been approved by the U.S. Board on Geographic Names.
  

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United States  Gotoarrow.png  Virginia  Gotoarrow.png  Gazetteers

Several helpful guides to places in Virginia have been published, including:
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  • 1854: Edwards, Richard. Statistical Gazetteer of the State of Virginia: Embracing Important Topographical and Historical Information from Recent and Original Sources, Together with the Results of the Last Census Population, in Most Cases, to 1854. Richmond, Va.: Published for the Proprietor, 1855. Digital version at Internet Archive.
  • 1904: Gannett, Henry. The Gazetteer of Virginia. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1904. Digital version at Internet Archive.
  • 1908: Long, Charles Massie. Virginia County Names: Two Hundred and Seventy Years of Virginia History. New York and Washington: The Neale Publishing Company, 1908. Digital version at FamilySearch Books Online - free; Google Books - free.
  • 1971: Topping, Mary, et al. Approved Place Names in Virginia. Charlottesville, Virginia: University Press of Virginia, 1971. (Family History Library book 975.5 E2t; fiche 6051296.) This is not a comprehensive gazetteer, but it lists all place names that have been approved by the U.S. Board on Geographic Names.