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ID: 2050042
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 42 28 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 42.4667  decimal degrees
Long: 070 57 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -70.9500  decimal degrees

Note: Located NE of Boston; incorporated as town 1631; became major shoe-making center with invention of sewing-machine after 1848; industries since 1930s include jet engines & electrical equipment; Lynn Woods & Lynn Beach are popular summer retreats.

Names:
Lynn (preferred,C,V)
Saugus (H,V)  ............ from 1629-1637
Lyn (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 Essex (county)  ................  Essex (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Lynn (inhabited place)  ....................  Lynn (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  settled as Saugus in 1629
city (C)  ............  incorporated in 1850
manufacturing center (C)
industrial center (C)
resort center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Lyn..........  [VP]
...........  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS25006287
Lynn..........  [VP Preferred]
...........  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VII, 590
...........  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS25006287
Saugus..........  [VP]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VII, 590
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VII, 590
..................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS25006287
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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