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ID: 7013779
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Fort Collins (inhabited place)  Fort Collins (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 40 35 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 40.5833  decimal degrees
Long: 105 05 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -105.0833  decimal degrees

Note: Located in N Colorado on Cache la Poudre River in E foothills of Rockies; original fort was built to guard the Overland Trail but was abandoned in 1867.

Names:
Fort Collins (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 Colorado (state)  ............  Colorado (state) (P)
Hierarchy of Larimer (county)  ................  Larimer (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Fort Collins (inhabited place)  ....................  Fort Collins (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  founded 1864 around a military outpost, incorporated in 1879
city (C)
county seat (C)
industrial center (C)  ............  for plastics
manufacturing center (C)  ............  for canned goods & sugar
timber center (C)
agricultural center (C)  ............  for dairying
educational center (C)  ............  for Colorado State University (1870)
fort (H)

Sources and Contributors:
Fort Collins..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.......................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 302
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IV, 889
.......................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS8008962
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 406
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 302
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IV, 889
..................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS8008962
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 406
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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