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July 19 – July 26, 2007 Edition
Town in America
SEATTLE, WA/7/17/07–After months of tracking pre-orders of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Amazon.com can now reveal the Harry-est town in the country: Falls Church, VA! Residents of Falls Church ordered more copies of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows from Amazon.com per capita than any other town in America. As a result of Falls Church’s “Harry-ness,” Amazon.com is donating a $5,000 Amazon.com gift certificate to The Mary Riley Styles Public Library Foundation Trust of Falls Church.
Falls Church beat out Gig Harbor, WA, and two other Virginia towns–including Fairfax and Vienna–with Katy, TX, rounding out the top five. Media, PA, Issaquah, WA, Snohomish, WA, Doylestown, PA, and Fairport, NY, completed the top ten Harry-est Towns.
Amazon.com used the most recent U.S. Census data and included all U.S. towns and cities with a population of more than 5,000 people.
Read the full Amazon report and see all of the Harry-est states in America.