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ID: 7007565
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of New Jersey (state)  New Jersey (state)

Coordinates:
Lat: 40 00 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 40.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 075 00 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -75.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Was summer home of Delaware (Lenni Lenape) Indians when Dutch, English, Scots-Irish and Swedes settled here in 17th cen.; Tory activity and several battles occurred in area during Revolution; sentiment was mainly pro-Union in Civil War.

Names:
New Jersey (preferred,C,V)
NJ (C,V,USPS)

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 Jersey (state)  ............  New Jersey (state) (P)

Place Types:
state (preferred, B)  ............  since December 13, 1787
first level subdivision (C)

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Trenton .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, North and Central America, United States, New Jersey, Mercer county) [7013951]

Sources and Contributors:
New Jersey..........  [BHA, FDA, VP Preferred]
.......................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) 2:654-655
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) 29:298 ff.
.......................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) Plate 102
.......................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS88000330
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
NJ..........  [VP]
...........  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1257
Subject: .....  [BHA, FDA, VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 654-655; 2:654-655
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XXIX, 298 ff.; 29:298 ff.
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) Plate 102
..................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS88000330
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1257
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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