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Title Letter regarding village name change from Nassauville to Goffinsville
Object Name Letter
Scope & Content Letterhead: Department of Commerce, U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey, Washington.
July 30, 1940
In reply address the Director U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey and not the signer of this letter and refer to no: 80-LEF

Letter addressed to Postmaster, Fernandina, Florida.
The writer notes that the Bureau has been informed that the name of Nassauville (a village on north side of Nassau River, 4 mi. south of O'Neil) has been changed to Goffinsville. 1935 Post route map of florida shows Nassauville a discontinued post office. Nassauville is also used on three charts of Coast and Geodetic Survey and 1919 U. S. Geological survey map. Changing the name requires action of U. S. Board on Geographical Names. Writer desires to know which name is preferred.

Letter is signed (undiscipherable signature)
Acting Director.
Catalog Number 2004.038.005
Collection AIMH
Accession number 2004.038
Caption Letter regarding name change Nassauville to Goffinsville
Number of images 1
Search Terms Goffinsville
Nassau River
Subjects Names (places)
Post offices
Classification Towns
Government & Politics