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Generally, the most current information is available online (see Frequently Used Resources above).
Suzzallo Library also has gazetteers in book, microfiche, and electronic form for most U.S. states, Canadian provinces, and countries of the world.
Gazetteers are indexes that list place names in alphabetical order, often with geographic coordinates so that the user can find the place on a map. Some gazetteers give additional information, such as the derivation of the name.