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ID: 2013558
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Redwood City (inhabited place)  Redwood City (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 37 29 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 37.4833  decimal degrees
Long: 122 14 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -122.2333  decimal degrees

Note: Located on W shore of San Francisco Bay; once part of Rancho de las Pulgas; economy based on port-related industries, cut-flowers, cement, salt & electronics; Cãnada College opened here in 1968.

Names:
Redwood City (preferred,C,V)
Embarcadero (H,V)  ............ until 1858
Mezesville (H,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of North and Central America (continent)  ....  North and Central America (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of United States (nation)  ........  United States (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of California (state)  ............  California (state) (P)
Hierarchy of San Mateo (county)  ................  San Mateo (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Redwood City (inhabited place)  ....................  Redwood City (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  laid out in 1854 as Mezesville by Simon M Mezes
city (C)  ............  incorporated in 1866
county seat (C)  ............  since 1856
port (C)
shipbuilding center (C)
timber center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Embarcadero..........  [VP]
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IX, 990
Mezesville..........  [VP]
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IX, 990
Redwood City..........  [VP Preferred]
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IX, 990
.......................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS6026612
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IX, 990
..................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS6026612
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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