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ID: 7013503
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 32 47 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 32.7833  decimal degrees
Long: 096 48 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -96.8000  decimal degrees

Note: Located on Trinity River in N Texas; was developed in 1858 as Fourierist self-sustaining colony; railroad & wholesale market stimulated economic growth in 1870s; CM Joiner discovered oil nearby in 1930; site of John F Kennedy's assasination.

Names:
Dallas (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 Dallas (county)  ................  Dallas (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Dallas (inhabited place)  ....................  Dallas (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  since 1841 when John Bryan built first home in area
city (C)  ............  incorporated in 1871
county seat (C)
industrial center (C)  ............  serves as a control center for petroleum industry; produces machinery & aircraft parts
commercial center (C)  ............  is chief banking & financial center for area; wholesale & retail markets service local & national clientele
manufacturing center (C)  ............  for transportation equipment, airport parts, clothing & food processing
transportation center (C)
communications center (C)
educational center (C)  ............  includes Bishop College, Dallas Baptist College, Southern Methodist University, University of Dallas & medical colleges
cultural center (C)  ............  noted for opera, ballet, musicals, theater, symphony orchestra, a Frank Lloyd Wright Theatre Center, museums & planetarium
tourist center (C)  ............  noted for Cotton Bowl, aquarium, several lake facilities, garden center, fairgrounds, Sculpture Gardens & sport teams

Sources and Contributors:
Dallas..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
.................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) III, 858
.................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS48005264
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 312
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) III, 858
..................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS48005264
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 312
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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