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[[Gazetteers |Gazetteers]] list geographical names such as towns, settlements, rivers, mountains, villages, and districts. They identify these locations and sometimes give details concerning them. Several gazetteers of [[Ohio]] have been published.  
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[[Gazetteers|Gazetteers]] list geographical names such as towns, settlements, rivers, mountains, villages, and districts. They identify these locations and sometimes give details concerning them. Several gazetteers of [[Ohio]] have been published.  
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== Early Settlements ==
  
==Early Settlements==
 
 
One of the most valuable sources for finding the names of early towns and geographical features is:  
 
One of the most valuable sources for finding the names of early towns and geographical features is:  
  
*''The Ohio Gazetteer'' <ref> Kilbourn, John. ''The Ohio Gazetteer''. Eighth Edition. Columbus, Ohio: J. Kilbourn, 1826. (Family History Library book 977.1 E5k; films 823667 item 1, and 476928 item 2.) </ref>
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*''The Ohio Gazetteer'' <ref>Kilbourn, John. ''The Ohio Gazetteer''. Eighth Edition. Columbus, Ohio: J. Kilbourn, 1826. (Family History Library book 977.1 E5k; films 823667 item 1, and 476928 item 2.) </ref>
  
 
Another major reference source for identifying Ohio localities is:  
 
Another major reference source for identifying Ohio localities is:  
  
* ''Ohio Place Names'' <ref> Miller, Larry L. ''Ohio Place Names''. Bloomington, Indiana: Indiana University Press, c. 1996. (Family History Library book 977.1 E2m.) </ref>
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*''Ohio Place Names'' <ref>Miller, Larry L. ''Ohio Place Names''. Bloomington, Indiana: Indiana University Press, c. 1996. (Family History Library book 977.1 E2m.) </ref>
===Family History Library===
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Geographical sources can be found in the Locality Search of the [[Family History Library Catalog Title Search| The Family History Library]] under:  
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=== Family History Library ===
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Geographical sources can be found in the Locality Search of the [[Family History Library Catalog Title Search|The Family History Library]] under:  
  
 
OHIO - GAZETTEERS  
 
OHIO - GAZETTEERS  
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=== Web Sites  ===
 
=== Web Sites  ===
*[http://www.memoriallibrary.com/Trans/RRGaz/toc.htm The 1891 Grain Dealers and Shippers Gazetteer]
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/OH/ALL/maps/ Linkpendium Maps and Gazetteers]
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*[http://www.memoriallibrary.com/Trans/RRGaz/toc.htm The 1891 Grain Dealers and Shippers Gazetteer]  
*[http://www.hti.umich.edu/cgi/t/text/text-idx?c=moa;idno=AJA2907.0001.001 Ohio state gazetteer and business directory for 1860-61]
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/OH/ALL/maps/ Linkpendium Maps and Gazetteers]  
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*[http://www.hti.umich.edu/cgi/t/text/text-idx?c=moa;idno=AJA2907.0001.001 Ohio state gazetteer and business directory for 1860-61]  
 
*[http://www.worldvitalrecords.com/indexinfo.aspx?akid=k160710&cpn=pfmxk160710&ix=cdusaus0358_westerngazetteer The Western Gazetteer or Emigrant's Directory viz the states of Kentucky, Indiana, Louisiana, Ohio] at World Vital Records
 
*[http://www.worldvitalrecords.com/indexinfo.aspx?akid=k160710&cpn=pfmxk160710&ix=cdusaus0358_westerngazetteer The Western Gazetteer or Emigrant's Directory viz the states of Kentucky, Indiana, Louisiana, Ohio] at World Vital Records
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Revision as of 19:14, 29 September 2010

United States > Ohio > Ohio Gazetteers

Gazetteers list geographical names such as towns, settlements, rivers, mountains, villages, and districts. They identify these locations and sometimes give details concerning them. Several gazetteers of Ohio have been published.

Early Settlements

One of the most valuable sources for finding the names of early towns and geographical features is:

  • The Ohio Gazetteer [1]

Another major reference source for identifying Ohio localities is:

  • Ohio Place Names [2]

Family History Library

Geographical sources can be found in the Locality Search of the The Family History Library under:

OHIO - GAZETTEERS

OHIO - NAMES, GEOGRAPHICAL

Web Sites

References

  1. Kilbourn, John. The Ohio Gazetteer. Eighth Edition. Columbus, Ohio: J. Kilbourn, 1826. (Family History Library book 977.1 E5k; films 823667 item 1, and 476928 item 2.)
  2. Miller, Larry L. Ohio Place Names. Bloomington, Indiana: Indiana University Press, c. 1996. (Family History Library book 977.1 E2m.)