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Introduction ...

Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Georgetown.

This page contains two sections:

How Far From Georgetown to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers, Almanacs & Directories that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Georgetown to various places of note, such as the White House.

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in Georgetown to:

  • Bay Minette [Map], which is the Seat of Baldwin County, lies 28 miles [45.1 km] to the South. If you could walk a straight line from Georgetown to Bay Minette, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take just about two full days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take just over a day.
  • Montgomery [Map], which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 112 miles [180.2 km] to the Northeast (NE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take about two hours, a buggy would take 5 days and walking would take 7 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 799 miles [1,285.9 km] to the Northeast (NE). Driving would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 32 days and walking would take 46 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,697 miles [10,777.8 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<4>
  • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba [Map]) is 7,400 miles [11,909.1 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,278 miles [8,494.1 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Georgetown ...

We have found 116 communities that share the name Georgetown.

Within Alabama, there are 4 communities which are also named Georgetown. Using our Gazetteer, we have found another 103 communities in the United States and Canada - with 103 of those located in the United States.

In addition to the above occurrences of Georgetown, we know of 9 communities located outside of the United States and Canada.

We have broken our list into three sections:

Other Communities located in Alabama

Communities located beyond Alabama

Communities located internationally


Other Communities Located In Alabama

Colbert County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Colbert County   [Map]
Distance: About 244 miles [392.7 km] to the North

Jackson County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Jackson County   [Map]
Distance: About 257 miles [413.6 km] to the North Northeast

Mobile County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Mobile County   [Map]
Distance: About 42 miles [67.6 km] to the Southwest

Montgomery County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Montgomery County   [Map]
Distance: About 114 miles [183.5 km] to the Northeast


Communities Located Beyond Alabama

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Alaska

Our profile page for Georgetown   [Map]
Distance: About 3,688 miles [5,935.3 km] to the North Northwest

Alberta

Our profile page for Georgetown   [Map]
This community is historic.<7>
Distance: About 1,962 miles [3,157.5 km] to the Northwest

Arkansas

Madison County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Madison County   [Map]
Distance: About 477 miles [767.7 km] to the Northwest

Pope County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Pope County   [Map]
Distance: About 424 miles [682.4 km] to the Northwest

White County

Our profile page for Georgetown, White County   [Map]
Distance: About 340 miles [547.2 km] to the Northwest

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California

El Dorado County

Our profile page for Georgetown, El Dorado County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,930 miles [3,106 km] to the West Northwest

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Colorado

Clear Creek County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Clear Creek County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,161 miles [1,868.4 km] to the Northwest

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Connecticut

Fairfield County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Fairfield County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,049 miles [1,688.2 km] to the Northeast

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Delaware

Sussex County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Sussex County   [Map]
Distance: About 863 miles [1,388.9 km] to the Northeast

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Florida

Putnam County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Putnam County   [Map]
Distance: About 386 miles [621.2 km] to the East Southeast

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Georgia

Chatham County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Chatham County   [Map]
Distance: About 385 miles [619.6 km] to the East

Glynn County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Glynn County   [Map]
Distance: About 357 miles [574.5 km] to the East

Muscogee County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Muscogee County   [Map]
Distance: About 185 miles [297.7 km] to the East Northeast

Newton County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Newton County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.<8>
Although located in Newton County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Quitman County

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Distance: About 159 miles [255.9 km] to the East Northeast

Randolph County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Randolph County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Randolph County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Warren County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Warren County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Warren County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Idaho

Bear Lake County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Bear Lake County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,508 miles [2,426.9 km] to the Northwest

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Illinois

Carroll County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Carroll County   [Map]
Distance: About 757 miles [1,218.3 km] to the North

McDonough County

Our profile page for Georgetown, McDonough County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in McDonough County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Vermilion County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Vermilion County   [Map]
Distance: About 599 miles [964 km] to the North

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Indiana

Allen County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Allen County   [Map]
Distance: About 704 miles [1,133 km] to the North Northeast

Cass County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Cass County   [Map]
Distance: About 655 miles [1,054.1 km] to the North

Floyd County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Floyd County   [Map]
Distance: About 493 miles [793.4 km] to the North

Randolph County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Randolph County   [Map]
Distance: About 629 miles [1,012.3 km] to the North Northeast

Saint Joseph County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Saint Joseph County   [Map]
Distance: About 725 miles [1,166.8 km] to the North

Washington County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Washington County   [Map]
Distance: About 517 miles [832 km] to the North

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Iowa

Monroe County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Monroe County   [Map]
Distance: About 730 miles [1,174.8 km] to the North Northwest

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Kansas

Osage County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Osage County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Osage County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Ottawa County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Ottawa County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Ottawa County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Riley County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Riley County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Riley County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Kentucky

Harlan County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Harlan County   [Map]
Distance: About 469 miles [754.8 km] to the North Northeast

Scott County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Scott County   [Map]
Distance: About 511 miles [822.4 km] to the North Northeast

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Louisiana

Grant Parish

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Distance: About 275 miles [442.6 km] to the West

Iberia Parish

Our profile page for Georgetown, Iberia Parish   [Map]
Distance: About 259 miles [416.8 km] to the West Southwest

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Maine

Sagadahoc County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Sagadahoc County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,304 miles [2,098.6 km] to the Northeast

Washington County

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Distance: About 1,415 miles [2,277.2 km] to the Northeast

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Maryland

Anne Arundel County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Anne Arundel County   [Map]
Distance: About 820 miles [1,319.7 km] to the Northeast

Kent County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Kent County   [Map]
Distance: About 868 miles [1,396.9 km] to the Northeast

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Massachusetts

Essex County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Essex County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,210 miles [1,947.3 km] to the Northeast

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Michigan

Ogemaw County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Ogemaw County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Ogemaw County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Ottawa County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Ottawa County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Ottawa County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Minnesota

Clay County

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Distance: About 1,190 miles [1,915.1 km] to the North Northwest

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Mississippi

Copiah County

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Distance: About 148 miles [238.2 km] to the West Northwest

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Missouri

Pettis County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Pettis County   [Map]
Distance: About 601 miles [967.2 km] to the North Northwest

Saint Louis County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Saint Louis County
This community is historic.
Although located in Saint Louis County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Montana

Deer Lodge County

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Distance: About 1,703 miles [2,740.7 km] to the Northwest

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Nebraska

Custer County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Custer County
This community is historic.
Although located in Custer County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Keith County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Keith County
This community is historic.
Although located in Keith County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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New Jersey

Burlington County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Burlington County   [Map]
Distance: About 950 miles [1,528.9 km] to the Northeast

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New Mexico

Grant County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Grant County
This community is historic.
Although located in Grant County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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New York

Cortland County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Cortland County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,009 miles [1,623.8 km] to the Northeast

Madison County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Madison County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,029 miles [1,656 km] to the Northeast

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Newfoundland and Labrador

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Distance: About 2,129 miles [3,426.3 km] to the Northeast

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North Carolina

Buncombe County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Buncombe County   [Map]
Distance: About 418 miles [672.7 km] to the Northeast

Davidson County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Davidson County   [Map]
Distance: About 546 miles [878.7 km] to the Northeast

Jackson County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Jackson County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Jackson County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Lenoir County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Lenoir County   [Map]
Distance: About 648 miles [1,042.9 km] to the East Northeast

Onslow County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Onslow County   [Map]
Distance: About 641 miles [1,031.6 km] to the East Northeast

Wake County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Wake County   [Map]
Distance: About 608 miles [978.5 km] to the East Northeast

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Ohio

Brown County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Brown County   [Map]
Distance: About 565 miles [909.3 km] to the North Northeast

Fayette County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Fayette County   [Map]
Distance: About 610 miles [981.7 km] to the North Northeast

Guernsey County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Guernsey County   [Map]
Distance: About 692 miles [1,113.7 km] to the North Northeast

Harrison County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Harrison County   [Map]
Distance: About 723 miles [1,163.6 km] to the North Northeast

Muskingum County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Muskingum County   [Map]
Distance: About 682 miles [1,097.6 km] to the North Northeast

Portage County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Portage County
This community is historic.
Although located in Portage County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Preble County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Preble County   [Map]
Distance: About 620 miles [997.8 km] to the North Northeast

Warren County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Warren County
This community is historic.
Although located in Warren County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Wayne County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Wayne County
This community is historic.
Although located in Wayne County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Oklahoma

Muskogee County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Muskogee County
This community is historic.
Although located in Muskogee County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Ontario

Our profile page for Georgetown   [Map]
Distance: About 953 miles [1,533.7 km] to the North Northeast

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Pennsylvania

Adams County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Adams County   [Map]
Distance: About 833 miles [1,340.6 km] to the Northeast

Armstrong County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Armstrong County   [Map]
Distance: About 788 miles [1,268.2 km] to the North Northeast

Beaver County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Beaver County   [Map]
Distance: About 760 miles [1,223.1 km] to the North Northeast

Lancaster County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Lancaster County   [Map]
Distance: About 883 miles [1,421.1 km] to the Northeast

Luzerne County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Luzerne County   [Map]
Distance: About 950 miles [1,528.9 km] to the Northeast

Northampton County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Northampton County   [Map]
Distance: About 948 miles [1,525.7 km] to the Northeast

Northumberland County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Northumberland County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Northumberland County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Wayne County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Wayne County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Wayne County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Prince Edward Island

Our profile page for Georgetown   [Map]
Distance: About 1,690 miles [2,719.8 km] to the Northeast

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South Carolina

Georgetown County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Georgetown County   [Map]
Distance: About 512 miles [824 km] to the East Northeast

Pickens County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Pickens County   [Map]
Distance: About 389 miles [626 km] to the Northeast

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Tennessee

Bradley County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Bradley County   [Map]
Distance: About 319 miles [513.4 km] to the North Northeast

Gibson County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Gibson County   [Map]
Distance: About 333 miles [535.9 km] to the North

Hamilton County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Hamilton County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Hamilton County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

McMinn County

Our profile page for Georgetown, McMinn County   [Map]
Distance: About 333 miles [535.9 km] to the North Northeast

Meigs County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Meigs County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Meigs County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Montgomery County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Montgomery County   [Map]
Distance: About 362 miles [582.6 km] to the North

Rutherford County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Rutherford County   [Map]
Distance: About 325 miles [523 km] to the North Northeast

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Texas

Grayson County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Grayson County
This community is historic.
Although located in Grayson County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Williamson County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Williamson County   [Map]
Distance: About 590 miles [949.5 km] to the West

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Utah

Kane County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Kane County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,445 miles [2,325.5 km] to the West Northwest

Salt Lake County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Salt Lake County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,494 miles [2,404.4 km] to the West Northwest

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Virginia

Charlottesville City

Our profile page for Georgetown, Charlottesville City
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Charlottesville City, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Hanover County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Hanover County   [Map]
Distance: About 736 miles [1,184.5 km] to the Northeast

Northumberland County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Northumberland County   [Map]
Distance: About 783 miles [1,260.1 km] to the Northeast

Shenandoah County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Shenandoah County   [Map]
Distance: About 725 miles [1,166.8 km] to the Northeast

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Washington

King County

Our profile page for Georgetown, King County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,113 miles [3,400.5 km] to the Northwest

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West Virginia

Berkeley County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Berkeley County   [Map]
Distance: About 792 miles [1,274.6 km] to the Northeast

Lewis County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Lewis County   [Map]
Distance: About 672 miles [1,081.5 km] to the Northeast

Marshall County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Marshall County   [Map]
Distance: About 709 miles [1,141 km] to the North Northeast

Monongalia County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Monongalia County   [Map]
Distance: About 715 miles [1,150.7 km] to the North Northeast

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Wisconsin

Grant County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Grant County   [Map]
Distance: About 796 miles [1,281 km] to the North

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Communities Located Internationally

Just a reminder: Our measurements are based on the Great Circle Route. See footnote <3>


Australia

- South Australia   [Map]

Distance: About 9,755 miles [15,699.2 km] to the West Southwest

- Queensland   [Map]

Distance: About 9,121 miles [14,678.8 km] to the West

Belize   [Map]

Distance: About 1,012 miles [1,628.7 km] to the South

Scotland   [Map]

Distance: About 4,205 miles [6,767.3 km] to the Northeast

Guyana   [Map]

Distance: About 2,549 miles [4,102.2 km] to the Southeast

New Zealand

- Otago   [Map]

Distance: About 8,224 miles [13,235.2 km] to the Southwest

- Southland   [Map]

Distance: About 8,367 miles [13,465.4 km] to the Southwest

Saint Helena   [Map]

Distance: About 5,533 miles [8,904.5 km] to the East Southeast

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines   [Map]

Distance: About 2,096 miles [3,373.2 km] to the East Southeast

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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The official website for Baldwin County: www.co.baldwin.al.us/

The official website for State of Alabama: www.alabama.gov/







Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance beginning in Georgetown. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Georgetown) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Georgetown. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.2966, Longitude: -87.7355     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Georgetown have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<2>While we have tried to pick reasonable speeds, the rate of travel is very theoretical - obstacles like fences, hills, lakes, river crossings and rest stops have been ignored. When we say 'Days' of travel, we're assuming 8 hours of travel per day.

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<3>The shortest line can be visualized by stretching a string on a Globe from Point A to Point B - this is known as a Great Circle Route. Where you might expect the shortest route from Georgetown to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.

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<4>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Jerusalem is 314.067 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 309.435 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 311.101 degrees.

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<7>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Georgetown, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<8>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer as a placeholder. As we find more information about that community, it will be added to our Gazetteer.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. The community might still exist or it might have existed for just a short period of time. Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, families in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc.

Also keep in mind that the community could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community.

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