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Introduction ...

Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Spear.

Communities Also Named Spear ...

We have found 5 communities that share the name Spear.

While the name Spear is unique within Washington, we know of another 5 communities with the same name in the United States.


Communities Outside of Washington

Arkansas

Prairie County

Our profile page for Spear, Prairie County   [Map]
This community is historic.<1>

Montana

Big Horn County

Our profile page for Spear, Big Horn County   [Map]

North Carolina

Avery County

Our profile page for Spear, Avery County   [Map]

Mitchell County

Our profile page for Spear, Mitchell County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.<2>
Although located in Mitchell County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Texas

Brazos County

Our profile page for Spear, Brazos County   [Map]

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Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Spear, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer as a placeholder. As we find more information about that community, it will be added to our Gazetteer.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Bird Creek to see Pete ... Bird Creek is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Spear could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong county. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.

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