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ID: 7013458
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 42 19 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 42.3167  decimal degrees
Long: 071 07 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -71.1167  decimal degrees

Note: Surrounded by city of Boston; longtime suburban residential area; was birthplace of John F Kennedy, designated a national historic site in 1969; industries include printing & furniture manufacturing; seat of Hebrew & Greek Orthodox colleges.

Names:
Brookline (preferred,C,V)
Muddy River (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 Massachusetts (state)  ............  Massachusetts (state) (P)
Hierarchy of Norfolk (county)  ................  Norfolk (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Brookline (inhabited place)  ....................  Brookline (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  settled as part of Boston in 1638
town (C)  ............  incorporated as part of Suffolk county in 1705 & as part of Norfolk county in 1793
manufacturing center (C)
educational center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Brookline..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
....................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) II, 551
....................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS25012792
....................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Muddy River..........  [VP]
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) II, 551
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) II, 551
..................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS25012792
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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