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Manchester, cities, United States

(Encyclopedia)Manchester. 1 Town (1990 pop. 51,618), Hartford co., central Conn.; settled c.1672, inc. 1823. Its sawmills and paper mills date from before the Revolutionary War. The city was also known for its prod...

Shawnee, cities, United States

(Encyclopedia)Shawnee [1] shôˈnēˌ, shôˌnēˈ; [2] shôˌnēˈ [key]. 1 City (1990 pop. 37,993), Johnson co., NE Kans., a residential suburb of Kansas City; founded 1857, inc. 1922. Consumer goods, lumber, hon...

Baldwin, cities, United States

(Encyclopedia)Baldwin. 1 Uninc. city (2020 pop. 24,727), Nassau co., SE N.Y., on the south shore of Long Island, on Baldwin Bay; settled 1640s. A fishing center ...

Washington, cities, United States

(Encyclopedia)Washington. 1 City (1990 pop. 10,838), seat of Daviess co., SW Ind.; settled 1805, inc. as a city 1871. Turkey processing and farming are the chief economic activities, and there is light manufacturin...

Vernon, cities, United States

(Encyclopedia)Vernon. 1 City (1990 pop. 152), Los Angeles co., S Calif., industrial suburb 2 mi (3.2 km) S of downtown Los Angeles; founded and inc. 1905. Vernon has a workforce (c.44,000) that hugely exceeds its f...

Jamestown, cities, United States

(Encyclopedia)Jamestown. 1 City (1990 pop. 34,681), Chautauqua co., W N.Y., on Chautauqua Lake; founded c.1806, inc. as a city 1886. It is the business and financial center of a dairy, livestock, and vineyard area....

Murray, cities, United States

(Encyclopedia)Murray. 1 City (1990 pop. 14,439), seat of Calloway co., SW Ky., near the Tenn. line; inc. 1844. There is light manufacturing. Tobacco and grain are grown, livestock and poultry are raised, and there ...

Whitehall, cities, United States

(Encyclopedia)Whitehall. 1 City (1990 pop. 20,572), Franklin co., central Ohio, a suburb of Columbus; inc. 1948. Manufactures include water coolers and packaged meats. A large federal defense construction supply ce...

Winchester, cities, United States

(Encyclopedia)Winchester wĭnˈchĕˌstər, wĭnˈchĭstər [key]. 1 Town (1990 pop. 11,524), Litchfield co., NW Conn., in the Litchfield Hills; settled 1732, inc. 1771. It includes Winsted (1990 pop. 8,254), an in...

Woodstock, cities, United States

(Encyclopedia)Woodstock. 1 City (1990 pop. 14,353) seat of McHenry co., NE Ill.; inc. 1845. In a grain and dairying area, the city has food processing and produces paper products, medical equipment, machinery, and ...
 

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