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ID: 7013847
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of La Puente (inhabited place)  La Puente (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 34 02 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 34.0333  decimal degrees
Long: 117 56 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -117.9333  decimal degrees

Names:
La Puente (preferred,C,V)
Puente (C,V)
El Puente (C,V)  ............ named by 18th-century explorers who built a bridge (puente) for livestock to cross the river; article "el" is correct grammatically with masculine "puente," but official name uses "la"
Hillgrove (H,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 California (state)  ............  California (state) (P)
Hierarchy of Los Angeles (county)  ................  Los Angeles (county) (P)
Hierarchy of La Puente (inhabited place)  ....................  La Puente (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)

Sources and Contributors:
El Puente..........  [VP]
....................  City Names, Los Angeles Times (2007)
Hillgrove..........  [VP]
....................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS6049979
La Puente..........  [GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
....................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS6049978
....................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Puente..........  [VP]
.................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS6049979
Subject: .....  [GRLPSC, VP]
..................  City Names, Los Angeles Times (2007)
..................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS6049978; GNIS6049979
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)

 

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