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ID: 2103743
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Del Rio (inhabited place)  Del Rio (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 29 21 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 29.3500  decimal degrees
Long: 100 53 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -100.8833  decimal degrees

Note: Located on Rio Grande river across from Ciudad Acuña, Mexico; founded as a Spanish mission; destroyed by Native Americans ca. 1675; name was shortened in 1833 to avoid confusion with San Felipe de Austin.

Names:
Del Rio (preferred,C,V)
San Felipe Del Rio (H,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 Texas (state)  ............  Texas (state) (P)
Hierarchy of Val Verde (county)  ................  Val Verde (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Del Rio (inhabited place)  ....................  Del Rio (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  settled by Spanish missionaries in area inhabited by Native Americans; present community was founded in 1872
city (C)
port (C)
mission (H)

Sources and Contributors:
Del Rio..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS48005629
San Felipe Del Rio..........  [VP]
...................................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 236
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 236
..................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS48005629
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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