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ID: 2016650
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 41 40 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 41.6667  decimal degrees
Long: 072 56 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -72.9333  decimal degrees

Note: Located on Pequabuck River in central Connecticut; renamed for Bristol, England; strong Tory affiliation during American Revolution; historically noted as clockmaking center established by Gideon Roberts in 1790.

Names:
Bristol (preferred,C,V)
New Cambridge (H,V)
Mixville Brook (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 Connecticut (state)  ............  Connecticut (state) (P)
Hierarchy of Hartford (county)  ................  Hartford (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Bristol (inhabited place)  ....................  Bristol (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  was a section of Farmington or Tunxis Plantation & settled in 1727
city (C)  ............  chartered in 1911
industrial center (C)  ............  for automobile parts
manufacturing center (C)  ............  for tools, springs, clocks & ball bearings
cultural center (C)  ............  includes American Clock & Watch Museum

Sources and Contributors:
Bristol..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) II, 524
.................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS9000754
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 177
Mixville Brook..........  [VP]
.............................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS9000754
New Cambridge..........  [VP]
..........................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) II, 524
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) II, 524
..................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS9000754
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 177
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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