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ID: 2032714
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 38 44 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 38.7333  decimal degrees
Long: 085 22 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -85.3667  decimal degrees

Note: Thrived as trade & commercial center on Ohio River, becoming state's largest city by mid-1800s; was gateway to Northwest Territory along Michigan Road; development boom slowed with arrival of railroad in 1847.

Names:
Madison (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 Indiana (state)  ............  Indiana (state) (P)
Hierarchy of Jefferson (county)  ................  Jefferson (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Madison (inhabited place)  ....................  Madison (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  laid out in 1809
town (C)
river settlement (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Madison..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  America's Historic Places (1996) 217-218
.................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS18009853
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  America's Historic Places (1996) 217-218
..................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS18009853
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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