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ID: 2032848
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 41 42 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 41.7000  decimal degrees
Long: 086 53 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -86.8833  decimal degrees

Note: Located on S end of Lake Michigan; was established as terminus for Michigan Road from the Ohio River; was formerly major lumber port; manufactures Pullman cars & mining equipment, & steel mills are nearby.

Names:
Michigan City (preferred,C,V)  ............ named for Michgan Road

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 La Porte (county)  ................  La Porte (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Michigan City (inhabited place)  ....................  Michigan City (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  laid out in 1830 by Major Isaac Elston
city (C)
port (C)
industrial center (C)
resort center (C)  ............  noted for nearby Indiana Dunes
educational center (C)
prison center (C)  ............  Indiana State Prison was established here in 1860

Sources and Contributors:
Michigan City..........  [VP Preferred]
..........................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VIII, 100
..........................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS18010549
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VIII, 100
..................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS18010549
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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