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Several helpful guides to [[California|California]] place names have been published. Two of the most useful are:
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[California]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[California Gazetteers|Gazetteers]]''
  
Gudde, Erwin Gustav. ''California Place Names''. Berkeley, California: University of California Press, 1969. ([http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=116517&disp=California+place+names%2C+the+origin+and%20%20&columns=*,0,0 FHL book 979.4 E2ge].)
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{{Adoption_CA_State_Genealogical_Alliance}}Several helpful guides to [[California|California]] place names have been published. 
  
Sanchez, Nellie Van de Grift. ''Spanish and Indian Place Names of California''. San Francisco, California: A.M. Robertson, 1930. ([http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=116521&disp=Spanish+and+Indian+place+names+of+Califo%20%20&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library film 1320727 item 2].)  
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'''Descriptions and Bibliographic material on published books.'''
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Gudde, Erwin Gustav. ''[http://www.ucpress.edu/book.php?isbn=9780520266193 California Place Names]''. (There are many versions of Gudde's book)
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Bright, William [http://www.ucpress.edu/book.php?isbn=9780520212718 1500 California Place Names]
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'''Online&nbsp;Digital Copies of Published Books'''
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Sanchez, Nellie Van de Grift. ''[http://books.google.com/books?id=dzlIAAAAIAAJ&printsec=frontcover&dq=california+place+names&hl=en&ei=aiOyTarVHZOisAOxlL3oCw&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=1&ved=0CDMQ6AEwAA#v=onepage&q&f=false Spanish and Indian Place Names of California]''. San Francisco, California: A.M. Robertson, 1930. ({{FHL|116521|title-id|disp=Family History Library film 1320727 item 2}}.)  
  
 
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[http://library.humboldt.edu/~rls/geospatial/calmaps.htm#gazetteers http://library.humboldt.edu/%7Erls/geospatial/calmaps.htm#gazetteers]  
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[https://docs.google.com/viewer?a=v&pid=explorer&chrome=true&srcid=0B9SKzQy6EHYAZjhlNGFkYTEtODk3Ni00OWIyLWE1MDEtNzAwOTVlMTc4ZjY1&hl=en Index to California Places in the Schellens Collection]&nbsp;- San Mateo County Genealogical Society<br>
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[http://library.humboldt.edu/~rls/geospatial/calmaps.htm#gazetteers Humboldt State University - California Gazetteer]
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[http://130.166.124.2/CApage1.html Digital Atlas of California]&nbsp;Professor William Bowen: California State University Northridge
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[http://geogdata.csun.edu/ California Geological Survey Digital Database]
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[http://california.hometownlocator.com/ California Hometown Locator]&nbsp;
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[http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic/f?p=154:1:841202156775216 USGS Geographic Names Information System (GNIS)]
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[http://www.census.gov/geo/www/gazetteer/gazette.html US Census Bureau Gazetteer Files]
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[http://www.getty.edu/research/tools/vocabularies/tgn/index.html Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names]  
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http://www.alexandria.ucsb.edu/gazetteer/dgie/DGIE_website/gaz_links.htm
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http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/EART/MapCollections.html 
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Template:Adoption CA State Genealogical AllianceSeveral helpful guides to California place names have been published. 


Descriptions and Bibliographic material on published books.

Gudde, Erwin Gustav. California Place Names. (There are many versions of Gudde's book)

Bright, William 1500 California Place Names


Online Digital Copies of Published Books

Sanchez, Nellie Van de Grift. Spanish and Indian Place Names of California. San Francisco, California: A.M. Robertson, 1930. (Family History Library film 1320727 item 2.)

Web Sites

Index to California Places in the Schellens Collection - San Mateo County Genealogical Society

Humboldt State University - California Gazetteer

Digital Atlas of California Professor William Bowen: California State University Northridge

California Geological Survey Digital Database

California Hometown Locator 

USGS Geographic Names Information System (GNIS)

US Census Bureau Gazetteer Files

Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names