Hometown

Hometown is primarily used as a generic term for the city or town in which someone was born in or grew up in, or the place of someone's principal residence.

Hometown is also used as the specific name of several places in the United States:

Places

*Hometown, Illinois
*Hometown, Pennsylvania
*Hometown, West Virginia

*Homestown, Missouri (Similar, but an "s" follows "Home".)

Other uses

*Ancestral home or "ancestral hometown" in Chinese culture
*Hometown Band, a band active in the 1970s
*HomeTown Buffet, a restaurant chain
*"Hometown High-Q", a high school quiz bowl game show on television
*"My Hometown", a song by Bruce Springsteen
*"Hometown (TV Series)", a short-lived 1985 dramedy on CBS, adapted from the hit movie "The Big Chill"
*"Hometown (Need For Speed III track)"


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  • Hometown — Hometown, IL U.S. city in Illinois Population (2000): 4467 Housing Units (2000): 1938 Land area (2000): 0.477518 sq. miles (1.236765 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.477518 sq. miles (1.236765… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Hometown — (engl. für Heimatstadt, wo man aufgewachsen ist, nicht zu verwechseln mit Geburtsort) ist der Name mehrerer Orte in den Vereinigten Staaten: Hometown (Illinois) Hometown (Pennsylvania) Hometown (West Virginia) Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Hometown — es el nombre de varias localidades en los Estados Unidos: Hometown (Illinois) Hometown (Pensilvania) Hometown (Virginia Occidental) Esta página de desambiguación cataloga artículos relacionados con el mismo título. Si llegaste aquí a través de …   Wikipedia Español

  • hometown — hometown, home town home town . the town (or city) where a person was born or grew up or has his principal residence; as, he never went back to his hometown again. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hometown, IL — U.S. city in Illinois Population (2000): 4467 Housing Units (2000): 1938 Land area (2000): 0.477518 sq. miles (1.236765 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.477518 sq. miles (1.236765 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Hometown, PA — U.S. Census Designated Place in Pennsylvania Population (2000): 1399 Housing Units (2000): 600 Land area (2000): 1.980828 sq. miles (5.130322 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.980828 sq. miles (5 …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • hometown — 1879, from HOME (Cf. home) + TOWN (Cf. town) …   Etymology dictionary

  • hometown — [hōm′toun′] n. the town, city, etc. where a person was born or grew up or where one presently lives …   English World dictionary

  • hometown — /hohm town /, n. 1. the town or city in which a person lives or was born, or from which a person comes. adj. 2. of or pertaining to a hometown: a hometown welcome. [1910 15, Amer.; HOME + TOWN] * * * …   Universalium

  • Hometown — 1 Original name in latin Hometown Name in other language State code US Continent/City America/Chicago longitude 41.73448 latitude 87.73144 altitude 191 Population 4349 Date 2011 05 14 2 Original name in latin Hometown Name in other language State …   Cities with a population over 1000 database

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