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Miscellaneous References and Mentions

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

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

From that list:

The Greenfield post office opened in 1820 and had closed by 1958.

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

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

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

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

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

The official website for Nelson County: www.nelsoncounty.com/

The official website for State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.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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