Places – U.S.A.

Amboy, Illinois – The official coordinates of Amboy are 41°42’52” North and 89°19’58” West. Amboy is located in Lee County, IL and is the home to 2,572.

Anaconda, Colorado – One of the smaller mining towns in the Cripple Creek Mining District which was just south of Pike’s Peak. The only remains of the town today is the blacksmith shop.

Chicago, Illinois – Chicago is situated at 41°53’0″N and 87°39’0″W. Chicago’s current population is 2,896,016. A full pictorial history of Chicago can be found at our sister site Chicagology.

Engelwood, Illinois – Englewood, founded in 1868, has been within the city limits since 1893. It is located at 41°44’0″ N and at 87°37’0″ W.

Garfield Ridge, Chicago, Illinois – Neighborhood located on the southwest side of Chicago.

Ellis Island – Located just off the tip of Manhattan Island, Ellis Island served as the first Federal immigration station. It was active from 1892 till 1924.

Rhyolite, Nevada – Founded at the same time as Las Vegas in May of 1905, Rhyolite is located at 36°54’N and at -116°49’W. Unfortuntaely, the town disappeared as fast as it grew. In 1908 the estimated resident population was about 3,500, and has been reported that as many as 10,000 were in the town at one time, but fell to 675 according to the 1910 census.

Seattle, Washington – Seattle is located on our planet at 47.7211° N and 122.29° W. The 2000 census has her population at 563,374.

Tonopah, Nevada – Just a little north of Rhyolite, you will find Tonopah at 38°4’9″ North and 117°13’50” West. In 2000, there are 2,627 residents living in this historic mining town.

Waikīkī, Honolulu, Hawaii – Located in the Pacific Ocean on the island of Oahu in the city of Honolulu at the coordinates of 21°15?49?N 157°49?17?W. Out of the approximately 371,00 people that live in Honolulu, about 20,000 reside in Waikīkī.