4 edition of California place names found in the catalog.
California place names
Gudde, Erwin Gustav
|LC Classifications||F859 .G79 1960|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||383|
|LC Control Number||59011311|
counties, and other recognized places in the U.S. state of California. Information on the number and names of counties in which the place lies, and its lower and upper ZIP code bounds, if applicable are also included.
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This anniversary edition concentrates on the origins of the names currently used for the cities, towns, settlements, mountains, and streams California place names book California, with engrossing accounts of the history of their usage.
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It does include not only a sampling of the largest communities in the Golden State, but also a number of smaller towns. Finally, the many California place names of American Indian origin--such as Yreka, Shasta, Napa, Sonoma, Tamalpais, Yosemite, Lompoc, Mugu, Coachella, or Poway--receive particular attention from editor William Bright.
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