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ID: 2050214
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 42 20 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 42.3333  decimal degrees
Long: 071 12 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -71.2000  decimal degrees

Note: Located N of Boston on Charles River; developed milling & forging industries 17th cen.; suburban growth expanded with Boston & Worcester railroad 1834; site of many schools, including, Boston College (1863) & Andover Newton Theological School (1808).

Names:
Newton (preferred,C,V)
New Towne (H,V)  ............ from 1688-1691
Cambridge (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 Middlesex (county)  ................  Middlesex (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Newton (inhabited place)  ....................  Newton (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  settled as part of Cambridge in 1639 & later incorporated as New Towne 1688
city (C)  ............  incorporated in 1873
educational center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Cambridge..........  [VP]
....................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS25010858
Newton..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VIII, 663
.................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS25010858
New Towne..........  [VP]
....................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VIII, 663
....................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS25010858
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VIII, 663
..................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS25010858
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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