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Miscellaneous References and Mentions

While our initial data about Florida came from various goverment sources (GNIS, FIPS), we also found mention of Florida in various books, maps and other sources. When we find a mention, a fact or snippet, we add that information to our Gazetter.

We've created the following list to keep track of the sources that proved useful in adding to our knowledge about Florida. We hope that they will be useful to you.

Florida is contained in a comprehensive list of Post Offices that was created by Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<1>

From that list:

The Florida post office opened in 1832 and had closed by 1968.

Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895)
Published by Rand McNally & Co.

A note taken from the Shipper's Guide for Florida:
Services available in 1895: had a Post Office, no Railroad mentioned

List of Post Offices in the United States (1870)
Published by the Government Printing Office

Table of U.S. Post Offices in the United States (Jan. 1851)
Published by W. & J.C. Greer, Printers

U.S. Post Offices (Oct. 1846)
Published by John T. Towers

Map from 1904 (unknown title/publisher)

Shell Oil Road Map for Missouri (1956)
Published by Shell Oil Company

Both the GNIS and FIPS databases contain entries for Florida. See our Misc Page for Florida for more information.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Florida. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Missouri: https://www.mo.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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