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ID: 2098111
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 36 35 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 36.5833  decimal degrees
Long: 082 11 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -82.1833  decimal degrees

Note: Located on Tennessee-Virginia line & shares a state boundary with Bristol, Virginia in Shenandoah valley; main thoroughfare is dividing line between states; 2 cities are politically autonomous, yet culturally & economically dependent on one another.

Names:
Bristol (preferred,C,V)
Sapling Grove (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 Tennessee (state)  ............  Tennessee (state) (P)
Hierarchy of Sullivan (county)  ................  Sullivan (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Bristol (inhabited place)  ....................  Bristol (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  trading post was built on site of former Amerindian village in 1771
city (C)  ............  chartered in 1890
manufacturing center (C)  ............  for electronic equipment, textiles, business machines, mine cars, furniture, pulp & paper
educational center (C)  ............  includes Bristol College & King College
tourist center (C)  ............  includes Bristol Caverns, South Holston Dam & Lake & Steele Creek Park

Sources and Contributors:
Bristol..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) II, 525
.................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS47012943
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 177
Sapling Grove..........  [VP]
..........................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS47012943
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) II, 525
..................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS47012943
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 177
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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