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 Georgetown, Delaware - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Georgetown's location, almost in the geographic center of the county, was felt to be ideal for that purpose, and 76 acres (308,000 m²) of farmland was purchased for that purpose in 1791.
Georgetown was founded in 1791 specifically to serve as the new county seat of Sussex County.
Georgetown is unique among Delaware municipalities in that the center of the town is built around a circle, instead of the more traditional parklike square.
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 Georgetown University - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Georgetown University should not be confused with the University of Georgetown in Georgetown, Guyana or Georgetown College in Georgetown, KY.
Georgetown College suffered from continual financial difficulties during its early years, but was bolstered when it received a federal charter in 1815.
Georgetown's Observatory, completed in 1844, was used in 1846 to determine the latitude and longitude of Washington, D.C., and was the first such calculation for the nation’s capital.
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 Georgetown, Connecticut - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Georgetown is a census-designated place located in Fairfield County, Connecticut.
Georgetown residents officially live in one of the four towns.
The area is located at the southeast corner of the town of Redding, Connecticut, the southwest corner of the town of Ridgefield, Connecticut, the northeast corner of the town of Weston, Connecticut, and the northwest corner of the town of Wilton, Connecticut.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Georgetown,_Connecticut   (417 words)

  
 Georgetown, California History circa 1883
Georgetown is and always will be a mining town in the full sense of the word, the high elevation as well as the character of the country don't recommend it for an agricultural centre, though there always has been raised a superior kind of fruit, particularly of the harder varieties.
The water of the Georgetown divide is controlled for the most part by the "California Water Company," their main supply is a system of lakes situated at a high altitude in the eastern portion of the county, having an aggregate of 300 miles of ditches, flumes and iron pipes.
T lst time Georgetown has been visited by the fire fiend was on May 28th, 1869 ; the fire was discovered in the old Miners' Hotel, n Main street, shortly after midnight, and the flames spread with such rapidity that the proprietor of the hotel, Mr.
www.westernlivingcenter.com /history/history-georgetown.htm   (2335 words)

  
 Georgetown, Arkansas - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Georgetown is a town located in White County, Arkansas.
Georgetown is located at 35°7'40" North, 91°27'12" West (35.127827, -91.453459)
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 GEORGETOWN, CALIFORNIA Period of Record Daily Climate Summary
Daily Records for station 043381 GEORGETOWN state: ca For temperature and precipitation, multi-day accumulations are not considered either for records or averages.
GEORGETOWN, CALIFORNIA Period of Record Daily Climate Summary
The year given is the year of latest occurrence.
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 Georgetown College - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Georgetown College Maskrafter theatre group is the oldest collegiate theatre company in Kentucky and offers traditional theatre, an emphasis on creating original work and new initiatives in digital motion picture art.
Georgetown College is a small, private liberal arts college located in Georgetown, Kentucky.
Georgetown College offers many undergraduate degrees and a Master of Arts in Education.
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 Georgetown College - Admissions
Georgetown was one of the first colleges in Kentucky to complete a Technology Infrastructure Project that allowed the campus to be completely wired for Internet access, entertainment and educational cable TV, voice mail and worldwide e-mail available in each residence hall room, and voice/video/data access from every classroom.
In addition, the Georgetown College Center for Ethics and Leadership is helping students cultivate an understanding of volunteerism and ethical decision-making, strengthen leadership abilities and explore career development activities.
Georgetown College is experiencing one of the most progressive eras in its history.
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 Gambia
Hanno, The Carthaginean, referred to Gambia while writing about his voyage to West Africa in 470 B.C. It is known that between the 5th and 8th centuries most of the Senegambian Area came from the Sarahuley ethnic group, and those descendants can be found in The Gambia.
The Gambia's economy remains highly vulnerable to adverse external and domestic shocks, in the absence of significant investment to help it diversify its narrow economic base (manufacturing for exports, tourism and other services) and expand export-oriented activities.
The country's long tradition of democratic institutions was interrupted by an unsuccessful coup d'etat in 1981, and a military take-over in July 1994.
us-africa.tripod.com /gambia.html   (622 words)

  
 Vakantie Gambia 1999
De hoofdstad van Gambia is Banjul en daar waren we tot op heden nog niet geweest, behalve dan het korte stukje tijdens onze detour met de bus toen we naar Georgetown gingen.
Op meerdere plaatsen in Gambia en ook in Senegal zijn dergelijke steencirkels gevonden.
Verder is er weinig bijzonders te beleven in Georgetown zelf, maar gewoon het lopen door de straatjes en het doen van laten van de bevolking gadeslaan biedt ook al heel wat afleiding.
gambia.archill.net   (622 words)

  
 Georgetown, Connecticut -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article
Georgetown is a (Click link for more info and facts about census-designated place) census-designated place located in (Click link for more info and facts about Fairfield County, Connecticut) Fairfield County, Connecticut.
Georgetown, Connecticut -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article
The town is actually part of (Click link for more info and facts about Ridgefield, Connecticut) Ridgefield, Connecticut, and town residents vote for selectmen and town boards of Ridgefield.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/g/ge/georgetown,_connecticut.htm   (479 words)

  
 Georgetown College
Georgetown College, the oldest Catholic College in the United States, was founded in 1789 by John Carroll, Archbishop of Baltimore.
The proximity of the College to the Georgetown University Medical Center and the Kennedy Institute of Bioethics allows the student to be exposed to the challenges of the medical professions.
Students who enter the College with declared majors in a language, mathematics, or science are expected to enroll in at least one course in their major each semester throughout the four undergraduate years.
www.georgetown.edu /undergrad/bulletin/collegegen.html   (4368 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Georgetown University
Georgetown, in 1789, was the chief borough of Montgomery County, Maryland.
Georgetown University consists of the college, the school of medicine, the school of dental surgery, and the school of law.
Georgetown has exerted its influence on education and morals indirectly through various other colleges that have sprung from it, and directly by the host of its own alumni, nearly five thousand in number, many of them distinguished in every walk of life.
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 Georgetown - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., United States of America
There are numerous places around the world named Georgetown.
Georgetown, a small town in the Mid North region of South Australia
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 HoyaSaxa.com: Georgetown Basketball News
Georgetown's defense was holding Syracuse down, but while the orange were hitting 90 percent of their free throws, Georgetown's shots were woefully off.
Georgetown University and the University of Virginia competed in the greatest toe-to-toe battle in NIT basketball history, broadcast nationally on ESPN for over three hours.
Arkansas' Joe Johnson tied the score at 61 with 0:35.8 seconds remaining, and that.8 was the final act to an improbable finish.
www.hoyasaxa.com /sports/bb-eshericktop10.htm   (6093 words)

  
 Georgetown - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
There are numerous places around the world named Georgetown.
Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., United States of America
Georgetown, South Carolina in Georgetown County, South Carolina
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 African Conservation Foundation - Gambia - Conservation Projects - Profile on Gambia.
The vegetation cover of The Gambia is savanna on the uplands, various kinds of inland swamp in the low-lying areas, and mangrove swamp along the brackish lower Gambia River.
Gambia is one of mainland Africa's smallest states, with an area of just 11,295 sq km (4,369 sq miles).
Gambia essentially comprises the valley of the navigable Gambia river, Africa's only good waterway.
www.africanconservation.org /gambiaprofile.html   (117 words)

  
 Guardian Unlimited Travel Gallery The Gambia index
Georgetown is a port town on MacCarthy Island in the Gambia River.
Thanks to its beautiful beaches, the Gambia is a popular destination for tourists; however, the continued excavation of sand for construction has led to serious problems with coastal erosion.
The fishing-village of Gunjur lies on the southern coast of the Gambia.
travel.guardian.co.uk /gallery/0,8563,420504,00.html   (117 words)

  
 Full Text Electronic Journal List - G
Georgetown journal of law and public policy is available from Fall 2002 to present in LexisNexis Academic.
Georgetown law journal is available as follows: [from 07/01/2000 to 11/01/2002 in Academic Search Premier and Business Source Premier ] [from 10/01/1982 to present in LexisNexis Academic ] [from 11/01/1997 to present in ProQuest Research Library ].
Georgetown journal of gender and the law is available as follows: [from 07/01/2000 to 03/01/2002 in Academic Search Premier and Business Source Premier ] [from Summer 2002 to present in LexisNexis Academic ].
www.library.unt.edu /sersol/jnlG.html   (117 words)

  
 Georgetown Overnight - Excursion :: Gambia Tours - Edmond Hobeika & Son
It is a total of 307km drive to Jang Jang Burreh (Georgetown) which is the name given to the island by a brother and sister who discovered it.
Gambia Tours is a family run enterprise, which started in 1983 as a ground handling company.
This is an excursion which takes you over 300 KM into the Gambia and it also gives you a chance of seeing most parts of the country and seeing very old monuments, the famous Stone Circles for example.
www.gambiatours.gm /ex_georgetown.html   (117 words)

  
 Georgetown, California - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Georgetown is a census-designated place located in El Dorado County, California.
Georgetown is located at 38°54'30" North, 120°50'4" West (38.908317, -120.834453)
Cities and communities of El Dorado County, California
www.wikipedia.org /wiki/Georgetown,_California   (390 words)

  
 Georgetown Georgetown/California California Men's College Basketball recap on ESPN
Georgetown scored only two points in the opening 7:50 of the half, and Cal's first basket of the half came with 5:09 gone.
Georgetown pulled within 41-40 with 8:06 remaining on a basket by Gharun Hester, but Lampley then converted an alley-oop and added a dunk as Cal went on a 6-0 run.
Georgetown (19-15) shot just 28 percent and committed 16 turnovers, and never seemed to play under control against the Golden Bears.
espn.go.com /ncb/2000/20000321/recap/gaecah.html   (448 words)

  
 Georgetown - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., United States of America
There are numerous places around the world named Georgetown.
Georgetown, a small town in the Mid North region of South Australia
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Georgetown   (117 words)

  
 Georgetown Connecticut Real Estate
Georgetown enjoys an ideal location in that one can enjoy peaceful, rural living and be minutes away from employment, shopping, art and culture, entertainment, colleges and universities, and professional sports arenas.
Early records have Georgetown settled by Benjamin and Isaac Rumsey, one of whom lived in a house that stood in the old orchard east of Aaron Osborne's, and the other near the site of the present homestead of Mr.
Although Georgetown is a few miles from Ridgefield, it votes for Ridgefield, and uses Ridgefield's services.
www.relocate-america.com /states/CT/cities/georgetown.htm   (462 words)

  
 History of Redding, CT Georgetown Connecticut History Pages
The first Methodist Protestant church in Georgetown was organized in the year of our Lord 1839, on the 15th of the 9th month, at a regular warned meeting held at the house of Sturges Bennett.
Georgetown Bible Church, dates back to the early part of the nineteenth century when it began as the Methodist Protestant Society.
After a lapse of 100 years, the children of Georgetown and Boston districts attended the same school as Georgetown residents who did not live in the "Wilton section" could apply for and be granted permission to attend.
www.historyofredding.com /HRGeorgetown.htm   (13050 words)

  
 Historic Georgetown, Inc. - Historic Preservation Colorado
Historic Georgetown, a Colorado non-profit corporation, was created to initiate, encourage and integrate efforts to preserve the rich heritage of the Georgetown/Silver Plume National Historic Landmark District.
Over the years, Historic Georgetown, Inc. has acquired other properties in its Five Part Program - a miner's cottage, a professional man's house, a merchant's home and a log cabin - to guarantee that the history we preserve includes a variety of lifestyles.
"As Williamsburg dramatizes the founding propositions of 17th and 18th century America, as Mystic is to the whaling industry, so Georgetown and Silver Plume without rival can tell the story of the American West in the 19th century."
www.historicgeorgetown.org   (179 words)

  
 Georgetown, Colorado-Home of the Georgetown Loop Railroad
Judicial seat of Clear Creek county, Georgetown is in the center of the oldest silver mining region in the state of Colorado, at the eastern base of the "Snowy Range," 52 miles west from Denver, on the "C.C." division of the Union Pacific railway.
Georgetown is on the "C.C." division, Union Pacific railway, reached by two regular passenger trains from Denver daily; fare, $3.45.
As a winter resort, the citizens of Georgetown claim to have some advantages over all other mountain towns.
www.georgetowncolorado.com /history.htm   (493 words)

  
 Georgetown, Colorado - Design Guidelines
The purpose of the survey was to record all of the major buildings in Georgetown, to update and expand the existing information from the previous survey (1976) and to record all previously unrecorded buildings.
The peak of Georgetown's boom was reached in the late 1870s and early 1880s.
Georgetown had become one of Colorado's major cities.
www.town.georgetown.co.us /drc/drcbk1ch3.html   (2757 words)

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