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Do you know of Angora ???

When we encounter a name that is new to us, we add it to our Gazetteer - that's the case with Angora.

This entry has been created as a placeholder - we hope to develop more information in the future.

This entry could be in error. It might be that our source had a mis-print, was simply wrong or we made a transcription error while referencing it. We hope to learn more about Angora in the future.

We found mention of Angora as a post office, but can't determine its location - other than being located somewhere in Indiana County, Pennsylvania.

It's common that the post office is named the same as the community in which it's located (although that's not always case). In this case, we can't match this post office to any of the existing communities in our gazetteer.

While we don't have a date for the founding of Angora, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1880.

Communities Also Named Angora ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are two Pennsylvania communities named Angora: This one is located in Indiana County and the other is located in Philadelphia County.

Beyond Pennsylvania, there are 5 communities that are also named Angora - they are located in Colorado, Minnesota, Nebraska and Oregon.

Adding Angora to Our Gazetteer ...

The earliest source we've referenced which mentioned Angora was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<1>

From that list, the Angora post office opened in 1880.

We also found Angora in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

Miscellaneous References and Mentions for Angora ...

We've created the following list to keep track of the sources that proved useful in adding to our knowledge about Angora:

Found in a comprehensive list of Post Offices that was created by Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.

From that list:

The Angora post office opened in 1880 and had closed by 1894.

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

A note taken from the Shipper's Guide for Angora - Services available: no Railroad mentioned

Footnotes ...

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


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