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 for Acton
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Acton \Ac"ton\, n. [OF. aketon, auqueton, F. hoqueton, a quilted
     jacket, fr. Sp. alcoton, algodon, cotton. Cf. Cotton.]
     A stuffed jacket worn under the mail, or (later) a jacket
     plated with mail. [Spelled also hacqueton.] [Obs.]
     --Halliwell. Sir W. Scott.
     [1913 Webster]

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Acton, CA -- U.S. Census Designated Place in California
     Population (2000):    2390
     Housing Units (2000): 873
     Land area (2000):     4.642310 sq. miles (12.023528 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    4.642310 sq. miles (12.023528 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            00212
     Located within:       California (CA), FIPS 06
     Location:             34.472777 N, 118.183696 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     93510
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Acton, CA
      Acton
  

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