List of company towns in the United States

This is a list of company towns in the United States.

Towns listed in bold are still considered company towns today; other entries are former company towns. See the Category:Company towns in the United States for an unannotated list of articles.

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  • Alberta, Michigan, started by Henry Ford
  • Gwinn, Michigan, owned by Cleveland Cliffs Iron, nicknamed the "Model Town", because CCI intended its layout to be a model for all of their other company towns
  • Hermansville, Michigan, started by the Wisconsin Land & Lumber Company

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References edit

  1. ^ Marsh v. Alabama, 326 U.S. 501 (1946).
  2. ^ Carranco, Redwood Lumber, pp. 163, 166 & 202
  3. ^ a b Carranco, Lynwood (1982). Redwood Lumber Industry. San Marino, California: Golden West Books. p. 207. ISBN 0-87095-084-3.
  4. ^ Carranco, Redwood Lumber, pp. 200–203
  5. ^ Carranco, Redwood Lumber, p. 203
  6. ^ Berry, Swift (1957). "Michigan-California Lumber Company". The Western Railroader. 21 (218). Francis A. Guido: 7–12.
  7. ^ Carranco, Redwood Lumber, p. 145
  8. ^ Carranco, Lynwood (1982). Redwood Lumber Industry. Golden West Books. p. 209. ISBN 0-87095-084-3.
  9. ^ a b Hardy Green (2010). The Company Town: The Industrial Edens and Satanic Mills That Shaped the American Economy. Basic Books. ISBN 0-465-01826-2.
  10. ^ Wight, D.B. (1971). The Wild River Wilderness. Courier Printing Company.
  11. ^ Angier, Jerry; Cleaves, Herb (1986). Bangor and Aroostook. Flying Yankee Enterprises. pp. 4–5. ISBN 0-9615574-2-7.
  12. ^ Bangor and Aroostook p. 24
  13. ^ Melvin, George F. (2010). Bangor and Aroostook in Color, Volume Two. Morning Sun Books. p. 29. ISBN 1-58248-285-3.
  14. ^ Dole, Samuel Thomas Windham in the Past (1916)
  15. ^ Jennifer Stowell-Norris, The History of Strathglass Park
  16. ^ The Bankston Textile Mill Retrieved 2014-03-31
  17. ^ Electric Mills Archived 2014-01-06 at the Wayback Machine Retrieved 2014-03-31
  18. ^ Myrick, David F. (1970). New Mexico's Railroads. Colorado Railroad Museum. pp. 138–9.
  19. ^ "History of Austin Powder Company". Reference for Business. Retrieved 14 November 2014.
  20. ^ Burba, Howard (5 March 1933). "Remember When the Powder Mills Exploded?". Dayton Daily News.
  21. ^ Sullebarger Associates, PAST Architects. "Ahimaaz King House and Carriage House Historic Structure Report" (PDF). Deerfield Township, Ohio. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2 June 2012. Retrieved 29 November 2014.
  22. ^ "History of Wright City". Oklahoma Historical Association. Retrieved 1 January 2021.
  23. ^ McArthur, Lewis A.; McArthur, Lewis L. (2003) [1928]. Oregon Geographic Names (7th ed.). Portland, Oregon: Oregon Historical Society Press. p. 107. ISBN 978-0875952772.
  24. ^ "Monuments to power". The Economist. 2010-10-14. Retrieved 2010-10-19.
  25. ^ Tarleton State University website

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