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North America » United States » New Jersey September 14th 2007

Sep 14, 2007 City official name :West New York Founded date : Location :New Jersey State Elavation :? ft (? m) Area :Approximately ? square miles (? km²). Facts :West New York is a town in Hudson County, New Jersey, United States, situated upon the New Jersey Palisades. As of the United States 2000 Census, the town population was 45,768. The ZIP code for West New York is 07093. West New York was incorporated as a town by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature on July 8, 1898, replacing Union Township, based on the results of a referendum held three days earlier. West New York's Urban Enterprise Zone covers portions of Bergenline Avenue from 49th to 67th Streets. In addition to other benefits to encourage employmen... read more
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North America » United States » Pennsylvania » Gettysburg September 13th 2007

Sep 13, 2007 City official name :Gettysburg Founded date : Location :Pennsylvania State Elavation :? ft (? m) Area :Approximately ? square miles (? km²). Facts :Gettysburg is a borough 38 miles (68 km) south by southwest of Harrisburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania, USA, of which it is the county seat. As of the 2000 census, the borough's population was 7,490. Although known primarily as an attraction due to its proximity to Gettysburg Battlefield, Gettysburg is also known for its institutions of higher learning, namely the Lutheran Theological Seminary, founded in 1826, and Pennsylvania College (now Gettysburg College), which began operating in 1832. Harrisburg Area Community College also has a campus. Many road... read more
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North America » United States » Maryland September 13th 2007

Sep 13, 2007 City official name :Hagerstown Founded date : Location :Maryland State Elavation :? ft (? m) Area :Approximately ? square miles (? km²). Facts :Hagerstown is the county seat of Washington CountyGR6, Maryland, United States. The population of the city proper as of a 2006 U.S. Census Bureau estimate is 39,008, and the total 2000 urban population is 120,326 (~75,000 in MD). It is Western Maryland's largest city. Hagerstown is also Maryland's sixth largest city, but if the urban area is included, it would be Maryland's second-most populous city. Hagerstown is on the edge of the Baltimore-Washington Metropolitan Area. The city also has its own metropolitan area: Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV, MSA. The popu... read more
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North America » United States » West Virginia September 13th 2007

Sep 13, 2007 City official name :Martinsburg Founded date : Location :West Virginia State Elavation :? ft (? m) Area :Approximately ? square miles (? km²). Facts :Martinsburg is a city in Berkeley County, West Virginia, United States. As of the 2000 census, the population of Martinsburg was 14,972. However, the 2006 Census estimate places the city with a population of 16,392. It is the county seat of Berkeley CountyGR6. Martinsburg was founded in 1778 by General Adam Stephen who named it in honor of Colonel Thomas Bryan Martin, a nephew of Thomas Fairfax, 6th Lord Fairfax of Cameron. It was incorporated by an act of the West Virginia Legislature March 30, 1868. It is also home to the 167th Airlift Wing of the West Vir... read more
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North America » United States » Virginia » Roanoke September 13th 2007

Sep 13, 2007 City official name :Roanoke Founded date : Location :Virginia State Elavation :? ft (? m) Area :Approximately ? square miles (? km²). Facts :Roanoke is an independent city located in the Commonwealth of Virginia. The city of Roanoke is adjacent to the city of Salem and the town of Vinton and is otherwise surrounded by, but politically separate from, Roanoke County. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 94,911. The city is bisected by the Roanoke River. Roanoke is the commercial, cultural, and medical hub of much of the surrounding area of Virginia and southern West Virginia. The United States Census Bureau includes in Roanoke's metropolitan area the counties of Botetourt, Frankli... read more
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North America » United States » Virginia » Bristol September 12th 2007

Sep 12, 2007 City official name :Bristol Founded date : Location :Virginia State Elavation :? ft (? m) Area :Approximately ? square miles (? km²). Facts :Bristol is an independent city in Virginia, bounded by Washington County, Virginia and Sullivan County, Tennessee. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 17,367. It is the twin city of Bristol, Tennessee, just across the state line, which runs down the middle of its main street, State Street. The Bureau of Economic Analysis combines the city of Bristol, Virginia with Washington County for statistical purposes. Along with Kingsport, Tennessee and Johnson City, Tennessee the Bristols form the Tri-Cities. Originally named Goodson, it was renamed... read more
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Bristol

North America » United States » Tennessee September 12th 2007

Sep 12, 2007 City official name :Bristol Founded date : Location :Tennessee State Elavation :? ft (? m) Area :Approximately ? square miles (? km²). Facts :Bristol is a city in Sullivan County, Tennessee, United States. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 24,821. It is the twin city of Bristol, Virginia, just across the state line, which runs down the middle of State Street. Along with Kingsport, Tennessee and Johnson City, Tennessee the Bristols form the Tri-Cities. Bristol is probably best known for being the site of some of the first commercial recordings of country music, showcasing Jimmie Rodgers and the Carter Family, and later a favorite venue of the legendary mountain musician Uncle Char... read more
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Bristol

North America » United States » Tennessee » Knoxville September 12th 2007

Sep 12, 2007 City official name :Knoxville Founded date : Location :Tennessee State Elavation :? ft (? m) Area :Approximately ? square miles (? km²). Facts :Founded in 1786, Knoxville is the third-largest city in the state of Tennessee, behind Memphis and Nashville, and is the county seat of Knox County. It is also the principal city of the Knoxville Metropolitan Statistical Area" which is included in the "Knoxville-Sevierville-La Follette Combined Statistical Area". As of the 2000 United States Census, Knoxville had a total population of 173,890 with a metro population of 655,400. Of Tennessee's four major cities, Knoxville is second oldest to Nashville which was founded in 1779. Knoxville also was the state's f... read more
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North America » United States » Tennessee » Chattanooga September 12th 2007

Sep 12, 2007 City official name :Chattanooga Founded date : Location :Tennessee State Elavation :? ft (? m) Area :Approximately ? square miles (? km²). Facts :Chattanooga is the fourth-largest city in Tennessee (after Memphis, Nashville, and Knoxville), and the seat of Hamilton CountyGR6, in the United States of America. It is located in southeast Tennessee on Chickamauga and Nickajack Lake, which are both part of the Tennessee River, near the border of Georgia, and at the junction of three interstate highways, I-24, I-75, and I-59. The city (downtown elevation approximately 685 feet), which lies at the transition between the ridge-and-valley portion of the Appalachian Mountains and the Cumberland Plateau, is sur... read more
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Chattanooga

North America » United States » Alabama September 10th 2007

Sep 10, 2007 City official name :Warrior Founded date : Location :Alabama State Elavation :? ft (? m) Area :Approximately ? square miles (? km²). Facts :Warrior is a city in Jefferson County, Alabama, United States. At the 2000 census the population was 3,169. The community was named for the Warrior Coal Fields, which opened in 1872. Its name was originally Warrior Station. ... read more
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