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ID: 2015922
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Loveland (inhabited place)  Loveland (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 40 23 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 40.3833  decimal degrees
Long: 105 04 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -105.0667  decimal degrees

Note: Located in N Colorado on Big Thompson river, at E edge of Rocky Mountains; named for WAH Loveland, railroad president; early settlers were unsuccessful gold miners who turned to farming; known for commerce.

Names:
Loveland (preferred,C,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 Colorado (state)  ............  Colorado (state) (P)
Hierarchy of Larimer (county)  ................  Larimer (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Loveland (inhabited place)  ....................  Loveland (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  founded in 1877 during construction of railroad
city (C)
industrial center (C)  ............  for steel & mobile homes
manufacturing center (C)  ............  for electronic equipment & instruments, toys & processed foods
commercial center (C)
agricultural center (C)  ............  for wheat, sugar beets, alfalfa, small grains, cherries, vegetables & livestock
tourist center (C)  ............  for entry to Rocky Mountain National Park, Estes Park & Roosevelt National Forest
transportation center (C)  ............  for shipping local produce

Sources and Contributors:
Loveland..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VII, 518
.................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS8009306
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 691
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VII, 518
..................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS8009306
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 691
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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