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Fitts Ferry, Alabama

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About Fitts Ferry
Fitts Ferry<1> is located in Etowah County (Alabama).

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-profile   General information about Fitts Ferry
-nearby   What's in the neighborhood around Fitts Ferry
-bycounty   Nearest communities to Fitts Ferry (By-County)
-census   Census information for Fitts Ferry
-tidbits   Tidbits and trivia about Fitts Ferry
-genealogy   Our Genealogy Helper for Fitts Ferry
-cemeteries   Cemeteries in the area of Fitts Ferry
-localpapers   Newspapers published in the immediate area of Fitts Ferry
-newspapers   Newspapers published in a broader area around Fitts Ferry
-summary   Summarized information
-map   Interactive map centered on Fitts Ferry
-tripmap   TripAdvisor Tourism pages
-misc   Miscellaneous information
-wishlist   Things we would like to know about Fitts Ferry
-glossary   This page...

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GNIS Codes
The function of the U.S. Board on Geographic Names (BGN) is to establish uniform names for geographic features (eg- communities, mountains, lakes, rivers, streams, etc). The BGN was created to address the problems caused by spelling and naming variations. BGN–accepted names are kept in a database called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS), which is operated and maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).

A unique and permanent identifier has been assigned for each feature in the GNIS database. These names and identifiers are definitive.

Fitts Ferry has been given the GNIS Feature ID of '118328'. Click here to see the GNIS Record for Fitts Ferry.

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<1>It's a common practice for mapmakers to remove the apostrophe from possessive names. So Fitts Ferry may originally have been Fitt's Ferry. Sometimes the trailing 's' might be dropped altogether, in which case Fitts Ferry might be written as Fitt Ferry. For more information, please visit our Genealogy Helper Page for Fitts Ferry.

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