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How did "Samoa", In California got its name?. What does "Samoa" mean?

Asked by Asauway, Samoa, CA Sun Jul 17, 2011

There is an independent Island Nation in the south pacific, called "Samoa". There are two, one is called "American Samoa", (territory of America), and the other "Samoa", formerly British, but now independent.

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Samoa,_California says:

"The place was known as Brownville until a group of Eureka businessmen formed the Samoa Land and Improvement Company in 1889."
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