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ID: 2049768
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 41 33 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 41.5500  decimal degrees
Long: 070 36 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -70.6000  decimal degrees

Note: Located on east shore of Buzzards Bay. Falmouth was a major whaling and boatbuilding center. In the American Revolution and the War of 1812, it was bombarded by the British in Revolution. Falmouth is also a township which includes the villages and communites: East Falmouth, Falmouth, Hatchville, North Falmouth, Quisset, Teaticket, Waquoit Village, West Falmouth, and Woods Hole.

Names:
Falmouth (preferred,C,V)
Succanesset (H,V)
Sacconesset (C,V)
Succonnessitt (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 Massachusetts (state)  ............  Massachusetts (state) (P)
Hierarchy of Barnstable (county)  ................  Barnstable (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Falmouth (inhabited place)  ....................  Falmouth (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  settled in 1660
town (C)
resort center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Falmouth..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS25009363
Sacconesset..........  [VP]
.......................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS25009363
Succanesset..........  [VP]
.......................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 289
Succonnessitt..........  [VP]
..........................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS25009363
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 289
..................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS25009363
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-) accessed 21 April 2008

 

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