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978-0-8108-8761-9 • Hardback • December 2012 • $200.00 • (£154.00)
978-0-8108-8762-6 • eBook • December 2012 • $190.00 • (£146.00)
Charles Curry Aiken is a retired occupational safety and health consultant. Previously employed with the Navy Safety School, this position provided him the opportunity to travel across the U.S. and fostered his interest in U.S. geography—especially counties.
The late Joseph Nathan Kane is the originator of The American Counties and laid the groundwork for this 6th edition.
The American Counties
Appendix A: Counties by State
Appendix B: Dates of Creation
Appendix C: County Rank by Population
Appendix D: County Rank by Area
Appendix E: Eliminated Counties
[T]his is a worthwhile addition to any public or academic library reference collection. Aiken packs a great deal of information into this easy to use work. It is a one of a kind work in which it is easy to browse and locate information quickly.
— Reference Reviews
The 6th edition of The American Counties provides updated population figures, information on counties created since the last edition, and information on persons who have more than one county named after them. Also new to this edition is an appendix ranking all counties nationally by population[.]
— American Reference Books Annual