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Canby, OR -- U.S. city in Oregon
Population (2000): 12790
Housing Units (2000): 4743
Land area (2000): 3.772901 sq. miles (9.771769 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 3.772901 sq. miles (9.771769 sq. km)
FIPS code: 10750
Located within: Oregon (OR), FIPS 41
Location: 45.266002 N, 122.690663 W
ZIP Codes (1990): 97013
Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
Canby, OR
Canby, MN -- U.S. city in Minnesota
Population (2000): 1903
Housing Units (2000): 918
Land area (2000): 2.171099 sq. miles (5.623121 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.006610 sq. miles (0.017120 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 2.177709 sq. miles (5.640241 sq. km)
FIPS code: 09604
Located within: Minnesota (MN), FIPS 27
Location: 44.711206 N, 96.274027 W
ZIP Codes (1990): 56220
Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
Canby, MN

Canby may refer to:

Canby (surname)

Canby is a surname. Notable people with the surname include:

  • Edward Canby (1817–1873), American general
  • Henry Seidel Canby (1878–1961), critic, editor, and Yale University professor
  • Louisa Hawkins Canby (1818–1889), wife of Edward Canby
  • Richard S. Canby (1808–1895), U.S. Representative from Ohio
  • Vincent Canby (1924–2000), film critic
  • William C. Canby, Jr. (born 1931), U.S. Court of Appeals senior judge

Usage examples of "canby".

But when a bowlegged man walked in heavy chaps, he looked comical, and Skimmerhorn had to bite his lip to avoid smiling as Canby came toward them.

A few, including the eleven purchased from Canby, were fine mounts, and Nate selected the best of these.

At the front rode the two points, Person to the left, Canby to the right.

When Person was promoted to scout, this important job of left point was open, and to it Canby was appointed.

The talk was of rattlesnakes, and Canby said, “There was this man from Illinois and we told him, seventeen times we must have told him, ‘Don’t build your house against them rocks,’ but he did, in late November, and all during a very hard winter he smiled at us, because we were out in the open and he was snug against them rocks, and we broke our backs gatherin’ wood while he was protected against the wind.

He had dismounted and was standing beside Stonewall, and as the younger Texans rode by in their search, Canby motioned them away, and they left him there, each cowboy with his own memory of that splendid steer.

Skimmerhorn pronounced one of the best he’d ever eaten, but Canby, Gompert and Savage refused it.

Skimmerhorn complimented the Mexican, and again Canby and his colleagues complained that they didn’t come on no cattle trail to eat Mexican grub, and where were the steaks?

One Comanche with a vicious chop of his hatchet caught Canby on the right shoulder, tearing away cloth and skin down to the elbow.

For one desolate moment Canby stood erect with a revolver in his right hand.

Nate Person thought it ought to be amputated right then, but Canby bellowed, “Christ, not my shootin’ arm.

They put Canby in the wagon and Jim rode with him for most of that day, fetching him water and lighting his cigarettes, and he told the southerner, “You better let ’em cut it off, Canby.

It’s festerin’ bad,” but Canby said, “I might as well die as lose my gun arm.

Poteet was not over 5-6, with Canby, Person, Calendar and Savage coming in at about that level too.

John Skimmerhorn wanted to come along, so the four old trail hands lit out for Rattlesnake Buttes, and as they rode slowly through the blazing heat, Canby told them snatches of his life following the loss of his arm.