Ajo (Ajo (pronounced ah-ho) comes from either the Spanish language word for garlic or the Papago (now Tohono O'odham) Indian word for paint (au'auho). Papagos obtained red paint pigments from the area. The Ajo lily, an onion-like plant, grows nearby. Ajo is an unincorporated community and a census-designated place located in Pima County, Arizona, United States. As of the 2000 census, the CDP had a total population of 3,705. Ajo is located on Arizona Highway 85 just 43 miles from the Mexican border. It is the closest town to Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument. Indians, Spaniards and Americans have all extracted mineral wealth from Ajo's abundant ore deposits. Around 1800, there was a Spanish mine here nicknamed "Old Bat Hole." It was later abandoned due to Indian raids. The first American in Ajo, Tom Childs, came in 1847 and found the deserted mine complete with a 60-foot shaft, mesquite ladders, and rawhide buckets. High-grade native copper, so rich it was shipped to Wales for smelting, made Ajo the first copper mine in Arizona. (One of the local owners was the Ronstadt family, later to have Tucson police chief and parks director, as well as the singer, Linda, as family members) ...more on Wikipedia about "Ajo, Arizona"
Alberta is an unincorporated community located in L'Anse Township, Baraga County in the U.S. state of Michigan. It is situated on U.S. Highway 41 about eight miles south of the village of L'Anse. ...more on Wikipedia about "Alberta, Michigan"
Alcoa is a city located in Blount County, Tennessee. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 7,734. ...more on Wikipedia about "Alcoa, Tennessee"
Anaconda, county seat of Anaconda-Deer Lodge County, is located in mountainous southwestern Montana. The Continental Divide passes within 8 miles (13 km) of the community with the local Pintler Mountain range reaching 10,379 feet (3,164 m). With a population of 9,417, it is the ninth biggest city in Montana. Anaconda covers an area of three square miles (8 km²) and is 5,335 feet (1,626 m) above sea level. ...more on Wikipedia about "Anaconda, Montana"
Bay Lake is a city located in Orange County, Florida and Osceola County, Florida. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 23. It is named after Bay Lake, a lake east of the Magic Kingdom. Bay Lake is one of two Florida municipalities controlled by The Walt Disney Company. ...more on Wikipedia about "Bay Lake, Florida"
Billund is a municipality ( Danish, kommune) in Ribe County in the center of the Jutland Peninsula of Denmark. The municipality covers an area of 155 km², and has a total population of 8,697 (2005). Its mayor is Preben Jensen, a member of the Venstre (Liberal Party) political party. ...more on Wikipedia about "Billund"
Brewster is a place in southwest Polk County, Florida, located at . It is at an elevation of 143 feet above sea level. ...more on Wikipedia about "Brewster, Florida"
Britannia Beach is a small unicorporated community in the Squamish-Lillooet Regional District located approximately 30 kilometers north of Vancouver, British Columbia on the Sea-to-Sky Highway on Howe Sound. It has a population of about 300. The town is host to the British Columbia Museum of Mining, on the grounds of the old Britannia Mines. ...more on Wikipedia about "Britannia Beach, British Columbia"
Brookings is a city located in Curry County, Oregon. It was named after John E. Brookings, president of the Brookings Lumber and Box Company, which founded the city in 1908. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 5,447. As of 2005, Brookings had a population of over 6,000 within the city limits. The total population of the Brookings area is over 13,000, which includes Harbor, a CDP, and others. There have been numerous attempts to annex the unicorporated areas into Brookings. While most attempts failed over the years, one large area north of town owned by Borax has succeeded and a few more are under consideration. These new developments have the potential to add thousands of homes over the next 20 years. ...more on Wikipedia about "Brookings, Oregon"
Cabbagetown is an Atlanta, Georgia, USA neighborhood. ...more on Wikipedia about "Cabbagetown (Atlanta)"
Cabramurra is the highest town on the Australian continent, situated at 1,488m in the western Snowy Mountains of the Great Dividing Range, in the state of New South Wales. It is located at latitude 35.58S and longitude 149.13E. ...more on Wikipedia about "Cabramurra, New South Wales"
Calumet is a village in Calumet Township, Houghton County, in the U.S. state of Michigan's Upper Peninsula. As of the 2000 census, the village had a total population of 879. ...more on Wikipedia about "Calumet, Michigan"
Chester is a census-designated place located in Plumas County, California. As of the 2000 census, the CDP had a total population of 2,316. ...more on Wikipedia about "Chester, California"
A company town is a town or city in which most or all real estate, buildings (both residential and commercial), utilities, hospitals, small businesses such as grocery stores and gas stations, and other necessities or luxuries of life within its borders are owned by a single company. Other traditional settings for company towns were where extractive industries — coal, metal mines, corporate timber — had purchased a monopoly franchise. Dam sites and war-industry camps founded other company towns. Since company stores tend to have a monopoly in company towns, it was not uncommon for truck systems to emerge in isolated company towns. ...more on Wikipedia about "Company town"
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Espanola ( 2001 census population 5,449) is a town in Northern Ontario, Canada. It is situated on the Spanish River, and is the seat of Sudbury District, approximately 70 kilometres west of the city of Sudbury, and just south of the junction of Highway 6 and Highway 17. ...more on Wikipedia about "Espanola, Ontario"
Falconbridge is a community in the Ontario city of Greater Sudbury. ...more on Wikipedia about "Falconbridge, Greater Sudbury, Ontario"
Gilchrist ( IPA: ) is an unincorporated community in Klamath County, Oregon on US 97 between Bend and Klamath Falls. ...more on Wikipedia about "Gilchrist, Oregon"
Graniteville is an unincorporated community in Aiken County, South Carolina, located on U.S. Highway 1, five miles (8 km) west of Aiken. In 1990, Graniteville had a population of 1,158. ...more on Wikipedia about "Graniteville, South Carolina"
Gwinn is an unincorporated community located in Marquette County, Michigan. It is a Census-designated place (CDP) used for statistical purposes. As of the 2000 census, the community had a total population of 1,965. The community is in Forsyth Township at on Michigan State Highway 35 near the forks of the east and middle branches of the Escanaba River. The ZIP code is 49841. ...more on Wikipedia about "Gwinn, Michigan"
The District of Kitimat is a small town in northwestern British Columbia. It covers an area of 242.63 sq. km and has a population of 10,285 people (2001 census). It is within the Regional District of Kitimat-Stikine. Kitimat boomed in the 1950s as the Alcan project built a dam, 16 km tunnel, powerhouse, 82 km transmission line, and smelter in the town. To cope with the fast growth Kitimat employed the famous city planner Clarence Stein. ...more on Wikipedia about "Kitimat, British Columbia"
Lake Buena Vista is a city located in Orange County, Florida. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 16. As of 2004, the population recorded by the U.S. Census Bureau is 15. ** It is one of two Florida municipalities controlled by The Walt Disney Company. ...more on Wikipedia about "Lake Buena Vista, Florida"
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A mill town is a community that grew up around one or more mills or factories, usually on a river that was used as a source of power in the days before electricity. ...more on Wikipedia about "Mill town"
Millinocket is a mill town in Penobscot County, Maine, USA. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 5,203. Millinocket is home to Baxter State Park. ...more on Wikipedia about "Millinocket, Maine"
Newhalem is a small unincorporated community in northwestern Washington, USA, located in the western foothills of the Cascade Mountains along the Skagit River. It is located within Whatcom County. ...more on Wikipedia about "Newhalem, Washington"
Orenco is a formerly incorporated community in Washington County, Oregon, located between Hillsboro and Aloha. ...more on Wikipedia about "Orenco, Oregon"
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