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Local government structure in the United States.

United States. Bureau of the Census

Local government structure in the United States.

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Published in Washington, U.S. Govt. Print. Off .
Written in English

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  • United States.
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    • Local government -- United States.

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      StatementPrepared under the supervision of Allen D. Manvel, chief, Governments Division.
      SeriesIts State and local government special studies,, no. 34
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJK2403 .A35 no. 34
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 91 p.
      Number of Pages91
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6170335M
      LC Control Number54061274
      OCLC/WorldCa3999816


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