The GettyResearch Institute
Research Home Tools Thesaurus of Geographic Names Full Record Display
Thesaurus of Geographic Names Full Record Display
New Search Previous Page Help

Vernacular Display | English Display

Click the icon to view the hierarchy.


ID: 2099840
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 36 32 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 36.5333  decimal degrees
Long: 082 33 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -82.5500  decimal degrees

Note: Located on Holston River in NE Tennessee; iron & nail factory built before arrival of railroad in 1909; city planner John Nolan set forth planned industrial development; Kingsport Press & Tennessee Eastman Company exemplify city's industrial success.

Names:
Kingsport (preferred,C,V)
Island Flats (H,V)
Boat Yard (H,V)
Christiansville (H,V)
King's Mill Station (H,V)
Peace Island (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 Kingsport (inhabited place)  ....................  Kingsport (inhabited place) (P)

Additional Parents:
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 Hawkins (county)  ................  Hawkins (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Kingsport (inhabited place)  ....................  Kingsport (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  settled in 1750; Fort Robinson built on site in 1759
city (C)  ............  chartered in 1915
industrial center (C)  ............  for ironworks, explosives, machinery & chemicals
manufacturing center (C)  ............  for books, paper, plastics, glass, leather, synthetics, bricks & textiles

Sources and Contributors:
Boat Yard..........  [VP]
....................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VI, 877
....................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS47000617
Christiansville..........  [VP]
.............................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VI, 877
.............................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS47000617
Island Flats..........  [VP]
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VI, 877
.......................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS47000617
King's Mill Station..........  [VP]
...................................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VI, 877
Kingsport..........  [VP Preferred]
....................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VI, 877
....................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS47000617
Peace Island..........  [VP]
.......................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS47000617
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VI, 877
..................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS47000617
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

New Search

Back to Top

Printer Friendly Version

The J. Paul Getty Trust
The J. Paul Getty Trust