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ID: 7013299
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 35 13 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 35.2167  decimal degrees
Long: 101 49 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -101.8167  decimal degrees

Note: Located in N Texas; developed as ranching & wheat-farming center; flourished as petroleum center in 1920s; economy declined during depression in 1930s; agriculture stimulated growth in 1940s; today is major city of Texas Panhandle.

Names:
Amarillo (preferred,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 Texas (state)  ............  Texas (state) (P)
Hierarchy of Potter (county)  ................  Potter (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Amarillo (inhabited place)  ....................  Amarillo (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  developed as a railroad camp in 1887 & city incorporated in 1892
city (C)
county seat (C)
industrial center (C)  ............  for oil & gas
manufacturing center (C)  ............  for elevators
agricultural center (C)  ............  for grain, ranching, livestock & headquarters for American Quarter Horse Association
educational center (C)  ............  includes West Texas State University
tourist center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Amarillo..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) I, 312
.................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS48024201
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 42
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) I, 312
..................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS48024201
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 42
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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