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ID: 7013793
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 39 05 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 39.0833  decimal degrees
Long: 094 24 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -94.4000  decimal degrees

Note: Located in W Missouri; home of President Harry S Truman; embarking point for wagon trains for Oregon, Santa Fe & California trails; resentment toward Mormons drove them out in 1833; site of 2 skirmishes with Confederates during Civil War.

Names:
Independence (preferred,C,V)  ............ named for President Andrew Jackson's love for independence & located in county named in his honor
Bristol (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 Missouri (state)  ............  Missouri (state) (P)
Hierarchy of Jackson (county)  ................  Jackson (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Independence (inhabited place)  ....................  Independence (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  settled in 1827
city (C)
suburb (C)  ............  of Kansas City, Missouri
county seat (C)
agricultural center (C)
manufacturing center (C)
cultural center (C)  ............  includes Harry Truman Library & Museum, former president's Victorian home & office & World Headquarters for Mormon Church

Sources and Contributors:
Bristol..........  [VP]
.................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS29011021
Independence..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VI, 282
.......................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS29011021
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 534-535
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VI, 282
..................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS29011021
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 534-535
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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