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ID: 7013811
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Jefferson City (inhabited place)  Jefferson City (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 38 34 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 38.5667  decimal degrees
Long: 092 10 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -92.1667  decimal degrees

Note: Located on Missouri River in central Missouri; site laid out by Daniel Boone, who was son of a Kentucky frontiersman; divided during Civil War, yet remained in Union; currently a trading center for surrounding area.

Names:
Jefferson City (preferred,C,V)  ............ named for President Thomas Jefferson

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 Cole (county)  ................  Cole (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Jefferson City (inhabited place)  ....................  Jefferson City (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  was donated land to be established as state capital by an act of USA Congress in 1821
city (C)  ............  incorporated since 1839
state capital (C)  ............  since 1821
county seat (C)
commercial center (C)
administrative center (C)  ............  for federal, state & local authorities
trade center (C)
manufacturing center (C)  ............  for electric appliances, bookbinding, transformers, cosmetics, shoes & clothing
cultural center (C)  ............  noted for the Capitol, which contains murals by Thomas Hart Benton
educational center (C)  ............  home of Lincoln University (founded by the Negro Federal Army in 1866), which has since become racially integrated

Related geographic places:
capital of ....  Missouri .......... (state)
..................  (World, North and Central America, United States) [7007523]

Sources and Contributors:
Jefferson City..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.............................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.............................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VI, 522-523
.............................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS29011332
.............................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
.............................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 570
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VI, 522-523
..................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS29011332
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 570
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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