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ID: 7007706
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Ohio (state)  Ohio (state)

Coordinates:
Lat: 40 00 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 40.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 080 50 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -80.8333  decimal degrees

Note: Inhabited by 5000 BCE; center for Hopewell culture before 400 CE; home to Miami, Shawnee, Wyandot, Delaware and others when French & British arrived 17-18th cen.; Amerindians supported British in Revolution; 300,000 soldiers fought for Union in Civil War.

Names:
Ohio (preferred,C,V)
OH (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 Ohio (state)  ............  Ohio (state) (P)

Place Types:
state (preferred, B)  ............  since February 19, 1803
first level subdivision (C)

Sources and Contributors:
OH..........  [VP]
...........  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1257
Ohio..........  [BHA, FDA, VP Preferred]
...........  Canby, Historic Places (1984) 2:683-684
...........  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) 29:391 ff.
...........  Times Atlas of the World (1994) Plate 102
...........  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS88000335
...........  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Subject: .....  [BHA, FDA, VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 683-684; 2:683-684
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XXIX, 391 ff.; 29:391 ff.
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) Plate 102
..................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS88000335
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1257
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1985)

 

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