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4 definitions found
 for Emporia
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Emporium \Em*po"ri*um\, n.; pl. Emporiums, L. Emporia. [L.,
     fr. Gr. ?, fr. ? belonging to commerce, fr. ? traveler,
     trader; ? in + ? way through and over, path. See In, and
     Empiric, Fare.]
     1. A place of trade; a market place; a mart; esp., a city or
        town with extensive commerce; the commercial center of a
        country.
        [1913 Webster]
  
              That wonderful emporium [Manchester] . . . was then
              a mean and ill-built market town.     --Macaulay.
        [1913 Webster]
  
              It is pride . . . which fills our streets, our
              emporiums, our theathers.             --Knox.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. (Physiol.) The brain. [Obs.]
        [1913 Webster]

From U.S. Gazetteer Counties (2000) :

  Emporia -- U.S. city in Virginia
     Population (2000):    5665
     Housing Units (2000): 2412
     Land area (2000):     6.892933 sq. miles (17.852615 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.074054 sq. miles (0.191800 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    6.966987 sq. miles (18.044415 sq. km)
     Located within:       Virginia (VA), FIPS 51
     Location:             36.693018 N, 77.538090 W
     Headwords:
      Emporia
      Emporia, VA
      Emporia city
      Emporia city, VA
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Emporia, KS -- U.S. city in Kansas
     Population (2000):    26760
     Housing Units (2000): 11019
     Land area (2000):     9.900252 sq. miles (25.641534 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.064974 sq. miles (0.168282 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    9.965226 sq. miles (25.809816 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            21275
     Located within:       Kansas (KS), FIPS 20
     Location:             38.408148 N, 96.187054 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     66801
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Emporia, KS
      Emporia
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Emporia, VA -- U.S. city in Virginia
     Population (2000):    5665
     Housing Units (2000): 2412
     Land area (2000):     6.892933 sq. miles (17.852615 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.074054 sq. miles (0.191800 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    6.966987 sq. miles (18.044415 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            25808
     Located within:       Virginia (VA), FIPS 51
     Location:             36.693018 N, 77.538090 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     23847
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Emporia, VA
      Emporia
  

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