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Georgetown, Alabama
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Introduction ...

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

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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:

  • Scottsboro [Map], which is the Seat of Jackson County, lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest. If you could walk a straight line from Georgetown to Scottsboro, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take four to five hours to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take a little over three hours.
  • Montgomery [Map], which is the State Capital of Alabama, lies 163 miles [262.3 km] to the South (S). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than three hours, a buggy would take 7 days and walking would take 10 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 568 miles [914.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE). Driving would take just over a day, a buggy would take 23 days and walking would take 33 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,458 miles [10,393.1 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 7,168 miles [11,535.8 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,044 miles [8,117.5 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

Baldwin County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Baldwin County   [Map]
Distance: About 257 miles [413.6 km] to the South Southwest

Colbert County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Colbert County   [Map]
Distance: About 116 miles [186.7 km] to the West

Mobile County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Mobile County   [Map]
Distance: About 297 miles [478 km] to the South Southwest

Montgomery County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Montgomery County   [Map]
Distance: About 163 miles [262.3 km] to the South


Communities Located Beyond Alabama

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 ColoradoLouisianaNew MexicoTexas
 ConnecticutMaineNew YorkUtah
 DelawareMarylandNewfoundland and LabradorVirginia
 FloridaMassachusettsNorth CarolinaWashington
 GeorgiaMichiganOhioWest Virginia
 IdahoMinnesotaOklahomaWisconsin
 IllinoisMississippiOntario 

Alaska

Our profile page for Georgetown   [Map]
Distance: About 3,553 miles [5,718 km] to the Northwest

Alberta

Our profile page for Georgetown   [Map]
This community is historic.<7>
Distance: About 1,852 miles [2,980.5 km] to the Northwest

Arkansas

Madison County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Madison County   [Map]
Distance: About 455 miles [732.3 km] to the West Northwest

Pope County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Pope County   [Map]
Distance: About 419 miles [674.3 km] to the West

White County

Our profile page for Georgetown, White County   [Map]
Distance: About 316 miles [508.6 km] to the West

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California

El Dorado County

Our profile page for Georgetown, El Dorado County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,941 miles [3,123.7 km] to the West Northwest

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Colorado

Clear Creek County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Clear Creek County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,139 miles [1,833 km] to the West Northwest

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Connecticut

Fairfield County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Fairfield County   [Map]
Distance: About 814 miles [1,310 km] to the Northeast

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Delaware

Sussex County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Sussex County   [Map]
Distance: About 643 miles [1,034.8 km] to the East Northeast

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Florida

Putnam County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Putnam County   [Map]
Distance: About 442 miles [711.3 km] to the Southeast

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Georgia

Chatham County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Chatham County   [Map]
Distance: About 327 miles [526.3 km] to the Southeast

Glynn County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Glynn County   [Map]
Distance: About 343 miles [552 km] to the Southeast

Muscogee County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Muscogee County   [Map]
Distance: About 164 miles [263.9 km] to the South Southeast

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

Our profile page for Georgetown, Quitman County   [Map]
Distance: About 199 miles [320.3 km] to the South Southeast

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 1,469 miles [2,364.1 km] to the West Northwest

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Illinois

Carroll County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Carroll County   [Map]
Distance: About 556 miles [894.8 km] to the North Northwest

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 376 miles [605.1 km] to the North Northwest

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Indiana

Allen County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Allen County   [Map]
Distance: About 454 miles [730.6 km] to the North

Cass County

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

Floyd County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Floyd County   [Map]
Distance: About 248 miles [399.1 km] to the North

Randolph County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Randolph County   [Map]
Distance: About 380 miles [611.6 km] to the North

Saint Joseph County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Saint Joseph County   [Map]
Distance: About 485 miles [780.5 km] to the North

Washington County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Washington County   [Map]
Distance: About 272 miles [437.7 km] to the North

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Iowa

Monroe County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Monroe County   [Map]
Distance: About 581 miles [935 km] to the 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 219 miles [352.4 km] to the Northeast

Scott County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Scott County   [Map]
Distance: About 254 miles [408.8 km] to the North Northeast

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Louisiana

Grant Parish

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Distance: About 426 miles [685.6 km] to the West Southwest

Iberia Parish

Our profile page for Georgetown, Iberia Parish   [Map]
Distance: About 474 miles [762.8 km] to the Southwest

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Maine

Sagadahoc County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Sagadahoc County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,064 miles [1,712.3 km] to the Northeast

Washington County

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Distance: About 1,175 miles [1,891 km] to the Northeast

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Maryland

Anne Arundel County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Anne Arundel County   [Map]
Distance: About 589 miles [947.9 km] to the Northeast

Kent County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Kent County   [Map]
Distance: About 638 miles [1,026.8 km] to the East Northeast

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Massachusetts

Essex County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Essex County   [Map]
Distance: About 973 miles [1,565.9 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

Our profile page for Georgetown, Clay County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,024 miles [1,648 km] to the North Northwest

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Mississippi

Copiah County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Copiah County   [Map]
Distance: About 314 miles [505.3 km] to the Southwest

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Missouri

Pettis County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Pettis County   [Map]
Distance: About 493 miles [793.4 km] to the 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 1,630 miles [2,623.2 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 719 miles [1,157.1 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 760 miles [1,223.1 km] to the Northeast

Madison County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Madison County   [Map]
Distance: About 779 miles [1,253.7 km] to the Northeast

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Newfoundland and Labrador

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Distance: About 1,896 miles [3,051.3 km] to the Northeast

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North Carolina

Buncombe County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Buncombe County   [Map]
Distance: About 193 miles [310.6 km] to the East Northeast

Davidson County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Davidson County   [Map]
Distance: About 338 miles [544 km] to the East 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 473 miles [761.2 km] to the East

Onslow County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Onslow County   [Map]
Distance: About 479 miles [770.9 km] to the East

Wake County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Wake County   [Map]
Distance: About 416 miles [669.5 km] to the East Northeast

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Ohio

Brown County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Brown County   [Map]
Distance: About 308 miles [495.7 km] to the North Northeast

Fayette County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Fayette County   [Map]
Distance: About 352 miles [566.5 km] to the North Northeast

Guernsey County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Guernsey County   [Map]
Distance: About 435 miles [700.1 km] to the North Northeast

Harrison County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Harrison County   [Map]
Distance: About 467 miles [751.6 km] to the North Northeast

Muskingum County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Muskingum County   [Map]
Distance: About 425 miles [684 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 366 miles [589 km] to the North

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 695 miles [1,118.5 km] to the North Northeast

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Pennsylvania

Adams County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Adams County   [Map]
Distance: About 594 miles [956 km] to the Northeast

Armstrong County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Armstrong County   [Map]
Distance: About 534 miles [859.4 km] to the Northeast

Beaver County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Beaver County   [Map]
Distance: About 504 miles [811.1 km] to the North Northeast

Lancaster County

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

Luzerne County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Luzerne County   [Map]
Distance: About 706 miles [1,136.2 km] to the Northeast

Northampton County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Northampton County   [Map]
Distance: About 710 miles [1,142.6 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 1,452 miles [2,336.8 km] to the Northeast

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South Carolina

Georgetown County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Georgetown County   [Map]
Distance: About 388 miles [624.4 km] to the East Southeast

Pickens County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Pickens County   [Map]
Distance: About 191 miles [307.4 km] to the East

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Tennessee

Bradley County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Bradley County   [Map]
Distance: About 67 miles [107.8 km] to the Northeast

Gibson County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Gibson County   [Map]
Distance: About 194 miles [312.2 km] to the West Northwest

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 83 miles [133.6 km] to the 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 148 miles [238.2 km] to the North Northwest

Rutherford County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Rutherford County   [Map]
Distance: About 86 miles [138.4 km] to the North Northwest

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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

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Distance: About 739 miles [1,189.3 km] to the West Southwest

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Utah

Kane County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Kane County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,467 miles [2,360.9 km] to the West Northwest

Salt Lake County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Salt Lake County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,478 miles [2,378.6 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 518 miles [833.6 km] to the East Northeast

Northumberland County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Northumberland County   [Map]
Distance: About 568 miles [914.1 km] to the East Northeast

Shenandoah County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Shenandoah County   [Map]
Distance: About 487 miles [783.8 km] to the Northeast

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Washington

King County

Our profile page for Georgetown, King County   [Map]
Distance: About 2,048 miles [3,295.9 km] to the Northwest

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West Virginia

Berkeley County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Berkeley County   [Map]
Distance: About 550 miles [885.1 km] to the Northeast

Lewis County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Lewis County   [Map]
Distance: About 423 miles [680.8 km] to the Northeast

Marshall County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Marshall County   [Map]
Distance: About 456 miles [733.9 km] to the Northeast

Monongalia County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Monongalia County   [Map]
Distance: About 464 miles [746.7 km] to the Northeast

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Wisconsin

Grant County

Our profile page for Georgetown, Grant County   [Map]
Distance: About 600 miles [965.6 km] to the North Northwest

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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 9,913 miles [15,953.4 km] to the West

- Queensland   [Map]

Distance: About 9,206 miles [14,815.6 km] to the West

Belize   [Map]

Distance: About 1,256 miles [2,021.3 km] to the South

Scotland   [Map]

Distance: About 3,957 miles [6,368.2 km] to the Northeast

Guyana   [Map]

Distance: About 2,611 miles [4,202 km] to the Southeast

New Zealand

- Otago   [Map]

Distance: About 8,450 miles [13,599 km] to the Southwest

- Southland   [Map]

Distance: About 8,595 miles [13,832.3 km] to the Southwest

Saint Helena   [Map]

Distance: About 5,497 miles [8,846.6 km] to the East Southeast

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines   [Map]

Distance: About 2,139 miles [3,442.4 km] to the Southeast

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Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that begins in Georgetown. A straight line distance ignores things 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: 34.6981, Longitude: -85.8922     [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 313.191 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 308.891 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 309.664 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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