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ID: 7013820
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 39 05 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 39.0833  decimal degrees
Long: 094 34 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -94.5667  decimal degrees

Note: Located on Missouri River in W Missouri, adjoining Kansas City, Kansas; developed as river port; terminus for Santa Fe and Oregon trails; was divided during Civil War and was site of destructive raids by Confederates; railroad stimulated economic growth.

Names:
Kansas City (preferred,C,V)  ............ was given name to differentiate it from Kansas territory under an 1889 charter
Greenwood (C,V)
Maple Gardens (C,V)
Milton (C,V)
Moscow (C,V)
Winnetonka (C,V)
Winnwood (C,V)
Westport (H,V)
Westport Landing (H,V)  ............ used when settled as a fur trading area in 1821
Town of Kansas (H,V)  ............ used as name when town was chartered in 1853 & until 1889
City of Kansas (H,V)  ............ from 1853 to 1889

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 Kansas City (inhabited place)  ....................  Kansas City (inhabited place) (P)

Additional Parents:
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 Clay (county)  ................  Clay (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Kansas City (inhabited place)  ....................  Kansas City (inhabited place)
 
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 Platte (county)  ................  Platte (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Kansas City (inhabited place)  ....................  Kansas City (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  permanent settlement dates rom 1821, when Chouteaus established a trading post
city (C)  ............  grew out of settlements of Westport, founded in 1833
port (C)  ............  since early 1800s
commercial center (C)
agricultural center (C)  ............  for livestock, horse, grain, hay, mule & grain-storage
manufacturing center (C)  ............  for meat-packing, food-processing, chemicals, petroleum equipment & salt
industrial center (C)  ............  for aerospace equipment, automobiles, transportation equipment, oil refining, steel & machinery
educational center (C)  ............  for University of Missouri at Kansas City, Rockhurst & other colleges & institutions
cultural center (C)  ............  includes American Royal Livestock, Rodeo, Liberty Memorial, art galleries, museums, theatres, sports complex & zoo
publishing center (C)
cow town (H)

Sources and Contributors:
City of Kansas..........  [VP]
.............................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 587
Greenwood..........  [VP]
....................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS29011633
Kansas City..........  [BHA, FDA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
.......................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) 6:724
.......................  National Archives and Record Administration database (1987-)
.......................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS29011633
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 587
Maple Gardens..........  [VP]
..........................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS29011633
Milton..........  [VP]
.................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS29011633
Moscow..........  [VP]
.................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS29011633
Town of Kansas..........  [VP]
.............................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VI, 724
Westport..........  [VP]
.................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS29011633
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 587
Westport Landing..........  [VP]
.............................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VI, 724
Winnetonka..........  [VP]
.......................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS29011633
Winnwood..........  [VP]
.................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS29011633
Subject: .....  [BHA, FDA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VI, 724; 6:724
..................  National Archives and Record Administration database (1987-)
..................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS29011633
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 587
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 587
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988)

 

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