Restore the word County in US locations
It is not Mahoning, it's Mahoning County. Leaving the word county out can cause confusion.
For istance, Someone enters Erie, Pennsylvania. Do they mean Erie or Erie County.
PLUS, all the major genealogy softwares are standardized using the word county.
So, when the user uses their interface to your website it's a mismatch on locations.
IE: Joe Smith lived in Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania
Thus when it transfers to your system, the word county can throw off an accurate search.
Requiring the user to go into your screen and eliminate the word county, every time.
The word County, needs to be restored in standardized place names. PERIOD!!!!!