Jinbōchō, Tokyo

Kanda-Jinbōchō known as Jinbōchō or Jimbocho, is a district of Chiyoda, Japan, known as Tokyo's center of used-book stores and publishing houses, as a popular antique and curio shopping area. The center of Jinbōchō is at the crossing of Yasukuni-dōri and Hakusan-dōri, above Jimbōchō Station on the Tokyo Metro Hanzōmon Line, Toei Mita Line and Toei Shinjuku Line; the prestigious Tokyo Book Binding Club and Literature Preservation Society are located in Jinbōchō, the area is within walking distance of a number of major universities, including Nihon, Meiji and Juntendo. Jinbōchō is known as Kanda-Jinbōchō, is part of the former ward of Kanda. Jinbōchō is named after a samurai, Nagaharu Jinbō, member of Jinbō clan, who lived in the area at the end of the 17th century. In 1913, a large fire destroyed most of the area. In the wake of the fire, a university professor named Shigeo Iwanami opened a bookstore in Jinbōchō which grew into today's Iwanami Shoten publishing house. Over time, the area became popular with university students and intellectuals, many small bookstores and cafes opened there.

More the Chiyoda municipal government sponsored a major redevelopment project in Jinbōchō which led to three new high-rise office buildings being completed in 2003, further boosting the local economy. The Jinbōchō Theater was completed in 2007. Many companies are located within Jinbōchō, including the headquarters of Tōkyōdō Shoten, a retail book chain and manga company Shueisha, known for the anthology manga magazine, Shonen Jump. Kanda used-book town Jimbou: Book Town Japan Trip 2009: Jinbocho—a pictorial tour of publishers and book stores in Jinbōchō Jinbocho Walking Guide— An up-to-date English language walking guide and map for streets and bookstores in Jinbocho

South Williamson, Kentucky

South Williamson is a census-designated place in the Appalachian Mountains of northeastern Pike County, United States, on the border with West Virginia. It is separated from West Virginia by the Tug Fork River; the community is located near U. S. Route 119 about 23 miles east of Pikeville, Kentucky and 28 miles southwest of Logan, West Virginia; the South Williamson area includes the surrounding Kentucky communities of Goody, Forest Hills and Belfry. In the early 1990s, residents of the area voted down a proposal to incorporate the area. South Williamson is home to the South Side Mall, the only mall in the area; the zip code of 41503 and 41527 are the second- and third-wealthiest portions of the county. South Williamson is the 61st-wealthiest in Kentucky and Forest Hills is the 63rd-wealthiest; the average income for these areas are $49,345 and $48,484. The local economy is fueled by coal mining, health care, retail. In the late 19th century, Pike County and bordering Mingo County, West Virginia provided the setting for the Hatfield-McCoy feud, a bitter feud waged between two feuding families between 1878 and 1891 that has become American history.

South Williamson is protected by a floodwall, built by the US Army Corps of Engineers in response to a devastating flood along the Tug Fork River in 1977. There have only been two uses of the gates thus far. South Williamson is located at 37°40′14″N 82°17′5″W. South Williamson is the location of Appalachian Regional Healthcare's Tug Valley Regional Medical Center. Belfry Elementary Belfry Middle Belfry High School WYMT NEWS Appalachian News Express ARH HOSPITAL South Williamson