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ID: 7013888
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 42 26 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 42.4333  decimal degrees
Long: 071 13 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -71.2167  decimal degrees

Note: Residential suburb of Boston; became independent township in 1713; site of Lexington Battle Green & Minuteman Monument.

Names:
Lexington (preferred,C,V)
Cambridge Farms (H,V)
Lexington Centre (C,V)
Lexington Village (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 Massachusetts (state)  ............  Massachusetts (state) (P)
Hierarchy of Middlesex (county)  ................  Middlesex (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Lexington (inhabited place)  ....................  Lexington (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  founded in 1640
battlefield (H)  ............  site of first military engagement of American Revolution on April 18, 1775

Sources and Contributors:
Cambridge Farms..........  [VP]
.............................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VII, 317
.............................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS25005064
Lexington..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
....................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
....................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VII, 317
....................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS25005064
....................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Lexington Centre..........  [VP]
.............................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS25005064
Lexington Village..........  [VP]
................................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS25005064
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VII, 317
..................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS25005064
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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