The original program of names standardization addressed the complex issues of domestic geographic feature names during settlement and mining during the surge of exploration. President Benjamin Harrison signed an Executive Order, the Board. Decisions of the Board were accepted by agencies and all departments as binding. Numerous nations established relevant policies to toponomy. Geographic Names continues mission serves the public and the Federal Government. Geographic feature names policies applying to the United States.
The area was a primarily bountiful hunting ground for Sioux Indians and the Pawnee. Avery led three exploration parties to the area, began the settlement, just one month on 1871 03 28 after the Legislature. The government of Boone County went officially on 1871 07 28 into operation, was decided that the first county election by these new representatives. The first courthouse was completed in 1897, was dedicated in 1976. Each new series of data incorporates the latest administrative record data, methodology and geographic boundaries.