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ID: 7008145
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Hertfordshire (county)  Hertfordshire (county)

Coordinates:
Lat: 51 50 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 51.8333  decimal degrees
Long: 000 15 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -0.2500  decimal degrees

Note: Located in southeastern England, north of Greater London; drained by rivers Lea and Colne. It contains Neolithic, Bronze Age and Roman remains, a Norman castle, and many large country estates; expanded greatly in the 20th century to accomodate population and industrial overflow from London. The county is divided into ten districts.

Names:
Hertfordshire (preferred,C,V,English,U)
Herts (C,V,English,U)  ............ abbreviation
Herts. (C,V)  ............ abbreviation
HRT (C,V)  ............ abbreviation
County of Hertfordshire (NA,V,English,U)
Hartfordshire (NA,V,English,U)
Hertford (NA,V,English,U)
Hertfordshire, County of (NA,V,English,U)
UKF8 (NA,V,FIPS,English,U)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of United Kingdom (nation)  ........  United Kingdom (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of England (country)  ............  England (country) (P)
Hierarchy of Hertfordshire (county)  ................  Hertfordshire (county) (P)

Place Types:
county (preferred, C)
second level subdivision (C)
market center (C)
industrial center (C)
first level subdivision (C)

Sources and Contributors:
County of Hertfordshire..........  [VP]
.........................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Hartfordshire..........  [VP]
..........................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Hertford..........  [VP]
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Hertfordshire..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
..........................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1970)
..........................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
..........................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1976)
..........................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) V, 891
..........................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
..........................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..........................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Hertfordshire, County of..........  [VP]
.........................................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Herts..........  [VP]
..............  BIAB Online (1999-2000) accessed 16 Dec 2002
..............  Curious Fox: UK Counties and Shires [online] (2002). accessed 16 Dec 2002
..............  Gazetteer of Great Britain (1999) xvii
..............  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
..............  Royal Mail: PAF Digest [online] (2002) accessed 16 Dec 2002
Herts...........  [VP]
.................  Oxford English Reference Dictionary (1996)
HRT..........  [VP]
...........  Curious Fox: UK Counties and Shires [online] (2002). accessed 16 Dec 2002
UKF8..........  [VP]
...........  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1970)
..................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1986)
..................  BIAB Online (1999-2000) accessed 16 Dec 2002
..................  Curious Fox: UK Counties and Shires [online] (2002). accessed 16 Dec 2002
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1976)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) V, 891
..................  Gazetteer of Great Britain (1999) xvii
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2598579
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  Oxford English Reference Dictionary (1996)
..................  Royal Mail: PAF Digest [online] (2002) accessed 16 Dec 2002
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Oxford Paperback Encyclopedia (1998)

 

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