Columbia Encyclopedia

Search results

500 results found

Augusta, cities, United States

(Encyclopedia)Augusta ôgŭsˈtə, əgŭsˈ– [key]. 1 City (2020 pop. 199,614), seat of Richmond co., E Ga.; inc. 1798. At the head of navigation on the Savannah River and protected b...

Cumberland, cities, United States

(Encyclopedia)Cumberland. 1 City (2020 pop. 19,076), seat of Allegany co., NW Md., on the North Branch of the Potomac; settled 1750, inc. 1815. It is an important ...

Dublin, cities, United States

(Encyclopedia)Dublin. 1 Uninc. town (2020 pop. 72,589), Alameda co., W Calif., a growing suburb in the San Francisco–Oakland area. There is light ...

Douglas, cities, United States

(Encyclopedia)Douglas. 1 City (2020 pop. 16,534), Cochise co., SE Ariz., at the Mexican border; inc. 1905. The mining and smelting of copper have been ...

Dover, cities, United States

(Encyclopedia)Dover. 1 City (2020 pop. 39,403), state capital, and seat of Kent co., central Del., on the St. Jones River; founded 1683 on orders of William ...

Georgetown, cities, United States

(Encyclopedia)Georgetown. 1 Town (2020 pop. 37,086), Scott co., N central Ky., in the bluegrass country; settled 1776, inc. 1790. In a rich agricultural, ...

Florence, cities, United States

(Encyclopedia)Florence. 1 City (2020 pop. 40,184), seat of Lauderdale co., NW Ala., on the Tennessee River near Muscle Shoals and adjacent to Wilson ...

Franklin, cities, United States

(Encyclopedia)Franklin. 1 City (2020 pop. 26,414), seat of Johnson co., S central Ind., inc. 1823. It is a farm trade center. Manufactures include auto parts, ...

Freeport, cities, United States

(Encyclopedia)Freeport. 1 City (2020 pop. 23,973), seat of Stephenson co., NW Ill., on the Pecatonica River; inc. 1850. It is a trade and manufacturing center in a ...

Hanover, cities, United States

(Encyclopedia)Hanover. 1 Town (2020 pop. 14,833), Plymnouth co., SE Mass.; settled 1649, inc. 1727. An iron forge was located there that produced anchors and ...

Browse by Subject