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  1. Americus is a city in Sumter County, Georgia, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city had a population of 17,041. Americus is the home of Habitat for Humanity International's international headquarters, the famous Windsor Hotel, The Fuller Center for Housing international headquarters, The Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving, Glover Foods and many more well-known organizations.
  2. Americus is a city in Lyon County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 896. It is part of the Emporia Micropolitan Statistical Area.
  3. Americus is a small census-designated place in Tippecanoe County in the U.S. state of Indiana. It is part of the Lafayette, Indiana Metropolitan Statistical Area.
  4. Americus is an unincorporated community in Chaffee County, Colorado, United States.

Animal

Americus, originally named Rey del Caredes and raced occasionally as Rey del Carreres, was an American Thoroughbred racehorse who was exported to England. He had some success as a racehorse, but was more notable for his influence at stud. He was bred in California and won the 1895 Culver Stakes prior to his export. He continued to race in England, until he was nine years old, while also standing as a breeding stallion. He stood at stud in Italy, Ireland, Germany, and Belgium before dying in Germany in 1910. Americus' most famous descendant was his great-granddaughter Mumtaz Mahal.

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Miscellanea

Americus: There have been eight Minor leagues teams that have represented the city of Americus, Georgia. Since classification of the minors began, seven of them have been labeled as class D loops and one played in an independent league.

Phrases with Americus

  1. americus vespucius
  2. Cyamops Americus
  3. Papilio Americus
  4. Scorpio Americus
  5. Isometrus Americus
  6. Species Cyamops Americus
  7. Species Papilio Americus
  8. Species Scorpio Americus

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Google previewBiennial Report (1918)

by Kansas State Horticultural Society

The Americus is a splendid berry. It is highly productive and the fruit is easy to find, being borne on long, stiff stems, often showing high above the leaves. This is of doubtful value, as fruit and flowers thus exposed are subject to injury from hot ...

Google previewReport of the Iowa State Horticultural Society ... (1912)

Containing the Proceedings of the ... Annual Session, ... Also Transactions of the Southeastern, Northeasten, Northwestern and Southwestern Horticultural Societies by Iowa State Horticultural Society

The Americus is shaped a good deal like -the Bederwood but dark red, the Americus is a self bloomer, Francis also a perfect bloomer and shy plant maker. Berries are large and a little cone shaped, of good dark color and a great fruiter.

Google previewAutomobile Blue Book (1920)

Americus is a thoroughly modern, progressive and prosperous city of 11.

Google previewProceedings (1912)

by Iowa State Horticultural Society

The Americus is shaped a good deal like the Bederwood but dark red, the Americus is a self bloomer, Francis also a perfect bloomer and shy plant maker. Berries are large and a little cone shaped, of good dark color and a great fruiter.

Google previewFodor's Dominican Republic (2008)

by Douglas Stallings

Dominicus Americus is a little treasure, having been developed mostly by Italians , who brought tourism to the local Dominicans. Very quaint, its original houses are painted mostly in Caribbean pastels—pinks, yellows, and blues. A more ...

Google previewLexicon of Geologic Names of the United States: M-Z (1957)

and underlies Americus Is. Named for exposures In West Branch Twp, ...

Google previewThe New International Encyclopaedia (1906)

by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby

AMERICUS. A city and the county seat of Sumter Co., Ga., 70 miles south- southwest of Macon, at the junction of the...

Google previewCentennial Encyclopedia of the African Methodist Episcopal Church (1916)

by John Russell Hawkins

When the Southwest Georgia Conference was formed, the Columbus and Americus Districts of the Macon Conference were included in its boundary. The Macon (Ga.) Conference then divided up the remainder of its territory and formed the ...

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