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Miscellaneous References and Mentions

While our initial data about Raleigh came from various goverment sources (GNIS, US Census, FIPS), we also found mention of Raleigh 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 Raleigh. We hope that they will be useful to you.

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

From that list:

The Raleigh post office opened in 1837.

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

A note taken from the Shipper's Guide for Raleigh:
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

Raleigh was listed as Raleigh Courthouse.

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

Raleigh was listed as Raleigh Courthouse.

Rand McNally Map of Mississippi (1911)
Published by Rand McNally & Co.

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

We found Raleigh in these Censuses: 2010-1990. See our Census Page for Raleigh for more information.

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

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Footnotes ...

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


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