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ID: 7013620
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 42 30 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 42.5000  decimal degrees
Long: 090 39 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -90.6500  decimal degrees

Note: Located on Mississippi River in NE Iowa; oldest city in state; Julien Dubuque's effort to attain lead mining rights culminated in Black Hawk Treaty of 1832; site became industrialized after river & rail transportation developed.

Names:
Dubuque (preferred,C,V)  ............ named for Julien Dubuque, a French trader who arranged a treaty with Fox Indians for lead mining rights in 1788

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 Iowa (state)  ............  Iowa (state) (P)
Hierarchy of Dubuque (county)  ................  Dubuque (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Dubuque (inhabited place)  ....................  Dubuque (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  settled by French trader Julien Dubuque in 1788
city (C)  ............  incorporated in 1841
county seat (C)
inland port (C)
manufacturing center (C)  ............  for meat-packing & machinery
mill center (C)  ............  for lumber
shipbuilding center (C)
educational center (C)  ............  houses University of Dubuque, Clarke College & Loras College

Sources and Contributors:
Dubuque..........  [BHA, FDA, VP Preferred]
.................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) 4:250
.................  National Archives and Record Administration database (1987-)
.................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS19002290
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 345
Subject: .....  [BHA, FDA, VP]
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IV, 250; 4:250
..................  National Archives and Record Administration database (1987-)
..................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS19002290
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 345
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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