Tennessee Place-Names

Tennessee Place-Names

Larry L. Miller
Distribution: World
Publication date: 11/09/2001
ISBN: 978-0-253-10873-9
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Tennessee has never had so complete a place-names volume as this. With more than 1,900 entries, Larry L. Miller covers virtually all the cities, towns, villages, hamlets, and communities of the state. Here you can learn when and how towns got their names. Although current names are the primary focus, previous names and interesting stories attached to a place are also discussed. Tennessee Place-Names is an essential and fascinating reference book for scholars, teachers, students, and any individual interested in the history of Tennessee.

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“Dogwood Mudhole ... Bell Buckle ... Chickamauga ... Frog Jump ... Owl Hoot ... Skullbone ... to name just a few! Tennessee has never had so complete a place-names volume as this. With over 1,900 entries, this volume covers virtually all the cities, towns, villages, hamlets, and communities of Tennessee. Here you can learn when and how towns got their names. ”

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Table of Contents

Preliminary Table of Contents:

Preface
Place Names
County Names
Acknowledgments