I recently read an article by someone who began writing about Knox, Indiana. The paragraph before Knox was mentioned, the person wrote about some of the counties in Indiana. So, I thought what was meant was Knox County.

I was wrong! The person had “switched gears” and was now writing about Knox, the town in Stark County, IN. It wasn’t until the next page that the person mentioned it was Knox, the town in Stark County, about which they were writing!

Be careful! Indiana, and other states, has quite a few place names like this – both a town and a county are given the same name.

Maggie

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