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Dewey-Humboldt, AZ -- U.S. Census Designated Place in Arizona
Population (2000): 6295
Housing Units (2000): 3358
Land area (2000): 22.903710 sq. miles (59.320334 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 22.903710 sq. miles (59.320334 sq. km)
FIPS code: 19145
Located within: Arizona (AZ), FIPS 04
Location: 34.532579 N, 112.252518 W
ZIP Codes (1990): 86327
Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
Headwords:
Dewey-Humboldt, AZ
Dewey-Humboldt
Dewey, AZ
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Dewey, OK -- U.S. city in Oklahoma
Population (2000): 3179
Housing Units (2000): 1457
Land area (2000): 2.538640 sq. miles (6.575046 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 2.538640 sq. miles (6.575046 sq. km)
FIPS code: 20550
Located within: Oklahoma (OK), FIPS 40
Location: 36.796106 N, 95.936102 W
ZIP Codes (1990): 74029
Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
Headwords:
Dewey, OK
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Dewey -- U.S. County in Oklahoma
Population (2000): 4743
Housing Units (2000): 2425
Land area (2000): 1000.133103 sq. miles (2590.332736 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 8.130125 sq. miles (21.056927 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 1008.263228 sq. miles (2611.389663 sq. km)
Located within: Oklahoma (OK), FIPS 40
Location: 36.003983 N, 99.031550 W
Headwords:
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Dewey, OK
Dewey County
Dewey County, OK
Dewey -- U.S. County in South Dakota
Population (2000): 5972
Housing Units (2000): 2133
Land area (2000): 2302.643442 sq. miles (5963.818882 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 143.028378 sq. miles (370.441783 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 2445.671820 sq. miles (6334.260665 sq. km)
Located within: South Dakota (SD), FIPS 46
Location: 45.213613 N, 101.003656 W
Headwords:
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Dewey, SD
Dewey County
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Wikipedia
Dewey

Dewey may refer to:

Dewey (deer)

Dewey is the first cloned deer and was born on May 23, 2003. Specifically, he is a White-tailed Deer, or Odocoileus virginianus, and was cloned from a dead buck by the Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine. Dewey currently lives a happy life in College Station, TX.

Dewey, born in May 2003, is the first cloned white-tailed deer in the world. He was cloned from tissue harvested from skin cells taken from a hunted deer from central Texas. Dewey's donor scored a 232 on the Boone and Crockett scale. Researchers at Texas A&M are studying his antler growth as well as following his offspring to measure their antler growth.

Dewey (hill)

A Dewey is a hill or mountain in England or Wales over 500 metres (1,640 feet) in elevation, but below 2,000 feet (609.6 metres), with a relative height of at least 30 metres (98 feet). The list was compiled by Michael Dewey and published in his book Mountain Tables.

There have many changes to the original list resulting from remapping and surveying. As of 15 December 2013, 57 new hills have been added, 14 have been deleted, 3 replaced by a neighbouring summit, and 4 relocated to a significantly different grid reference

Dewey (surname)

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

  • A. Peter Dewey (1916–1945), American soldier
  • Charles Almon Dewey (1877–1958), American judge
  • Charles Melville Dewey (1849–1937), American painter
  • Charles S. Dewey (1880–1980), American politician
  • Chester Dewey (1784–1867), American scientist
  • C. Ernest Dewey (1861-1945), American politician
  • Davis Dewey (1858–1942), American economist
  • Edward H. Dewey (1837–1904), American doctor
  • Edward R. Dewey (1895–1978), American economist
  • George Dewey (1837–1917), American admiral
  • Heather Dewey-Hagborg (born 1982), American artist and educator
  • James Dewey, MP for Dorset 1656, and Wareham 1659
  • John Dewey (1859–1952), American philosopher and educator
  • John Frederick Dewey (born 1937), British geologist
  • John J. Dewey (died 1891), American territorial legislator and physician
  • Lyster Dewey (1865–1944), American botanist
  • Matthew Dewey (born 1984), Australian composer
  • Melvil Dewey (1851–1931), American librarian
  • Nicholas Dewey, Australian poet
  • Nelson Dewey (1813–1889), American politician
  • Orville Dewey (1794–1882), American clergyman
  • Rob Dewey (born 1983), Scottish rugby player
  • Sheila Dewey, British playwright
  • Thomas B. Dewey (1915–1981), American author
  • Thomas E. Dewey (1902–1971), American 47th Governor of New York
  • Travis Dewey aka "Fingar Pickingood", American musician and entertainer

Fictional characters:

  • Billy Dewey, fictional character in the television series Southland
  • Ms. Dewey, fictional character in a viral marketing campaign for Microsoft Live Search
  • Dewey, Cheatem & Howe, fictional law firm
Dewey (given name)

Dewey is a masculine given name. Notable people with the name include:

  • Dewey Balfa (1927–1992), American musician
  • Dewey Bartlett (1919–1979), American politician
  • Dewey Bunnell (born 1951), American musician
  • Dewey E. Burchett, Jr. (1939-2009), American judge
  • Dewey Cooper (born 1974), American kickboxer and boxer
  • Dewey Lambdin (born 1945), American novelist
  • Dewey McClain, American football player and politician
  • Dewey Martin (actor) (born 1923), American actor
  • Dewey Martin (musician) (1940–2009), Canadian drummer
  • Dewey Nicks (born 1961), American photographer
  • Dewey Redman (1931–2006), American jazz saxophonist
  • Dewey Robinson (1898–1950), American actor
  • Dewey Short (1898–1979), American politician
  • Dewey Smith (1972–2009), American aquanaut
  • Dewey Weber (1938–1993), American surfer

Fictional characters:

  • Dewey Cox, fictional character in the 2007 film Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story
  • Dewey Denouement, fictional character in the A Series of Unfortunate Events novels by Lemony Snicket
  • Dewey Finn, fictional character in the 2003 film School of Rock
  • Dewey Novak, fictional character in the television series Eureka Seven
  • Dewey Riley, fictional character in the Scream films
  • Dewey (Malcolm in the Middle), fictional character in the television series Malcolm in the Middle
  • Huey, Dewey and Louie, fictional nephews of Donald Duck

Usage examples of "dewey".

DNA, or deoxyribonucleic acid, served as the tapes, and not until 1953 that James Dewey Watson, Francis Harry Compton Crick, and Maurice Hugh Frederick Wilkins worked out the structure of DNA and how it functioned.

He could hear the Fetchers behind him, growling and grunting as they raced along the corridors made by the shelves, pausing at each intersection of the Dewey Decimal system to sniff out his path.

Presidency of the United States of America of Thomas Dewey, a man who not only was not elected but would not even have been alive if Banana Nose Maldonado had not given such specific instructions concerning the Dutchman to Charlie the Bug, Mendy Weiss and Jimmy the Shrew.

Dewey Canyon III permitted Kerry to emerge as the national spokesperson for the WAW, a role that grew out of his visible presence on the stage throughout the event and his televised appearance before the Fulbright Committee on April 22, 1971.

It all made me want to move to a small town in Indiana and start a little factory where I could make buggy whips, stereopticons, and hoop skirts, and sit in the glider on the porch on the summer evenings and hear the children at play and finally go inside and, by gas light, read that Admiral Dewey had been placed in command of the fleet.

Indiana and start a little factory where I could make buggy whips, stereopticons, and hoop skirts, and sit in the glider on the porch on the summer evenings and hear the children at play and finally go inside and, by gas light, read that Admiral Dewey had been placed in command of the fleet.

What happened to Shane Auslander and Dewey Dell and all the others did not happen to Mark Underhill.

The mast had just been painted but Dewey climbed on, turning more zebralike the higher he went, guitar dangling below him.

Some web sites - like Suite101 - have introduced the old and tried Dewey subject classification system successfully used in non-virtual libraries for more than a century.

By the early eighties all the senior hierarchs—Carey Jordan, Dewey Clarridge, Milton Bearden, Gus Hatha­way, and Paul Redmond—thought he was a useless arti­cle.

Dewey Dell, who is pregnant, tries and fails to buy some abortion pills in the local drugstore.

I went to the library and looked up books on freeway construction - the asphalt and cement kind - Dewey Decimal number 625.

Karla lapsed into a discussion of the Dewey decimal system and the Library of Congress cataloging system, which was numbing to say the least.

The Dewey Decimal System, devised by Melvil Dewey, is a way of shelving books in libraries.

We have a brand new museum ready waiting to house it - and cellophane and the Dewey Decimal system to file it.