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ID: 2069910
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 42 05 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 42.0833  decimal degrees
Long: 079 14 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -79.2333  decimal degrees

Note: Located on Lake Chautauqua; settlement grew around a mill built here after 1811; grew after arrival of Erie Canal & Erie Railroad in 1850s.

Names:
Jamestown (preferred,C,V)  ............ named for James Prendergast, owner of the site in 1811

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 New York (state)  ............  New York (state) (P)
Hierarchy of Chautauqua (county)  ................  Chautauqua (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Jamestown (inhabited place)  ....................  Jamestown (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  settlement was established in early 19th cen.
town (C)
industrial center (C)
agricultural center (C)
tourist center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Jamestown..........  [VP Preferred]
....................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 436
....................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VI, 490
....................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS36013671
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 436
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VI, 490
..................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS36013671
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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