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ID: 7013892
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7013892

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 40 48 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 40.8000  decimal degrees
Long: 096 40 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -96.6667  decimal degrees

Note: Began as stop on Burlington & Missouri River rail line on routes from Chicago to Denver & Kansas to Montana; headquarters of many insurance agencies; residence of politician William Jennings Bryan 1887-1921; state capital built by Bertram Goodhue (1932).

Names:
Lincoln (preferred,C,V)  ............ renamed after President Abraham Lincoln in 1867
Lancaster (C,V)  ............ from 1859-1867

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 Nebraska (state)  ............  Nebraska (state) (P)
Hierarchy of Lancaster (county)  ................  Lancaster (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Lincoln (inhabited place)  ....................  Lincoln (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  laid out in 1859
city (C)  ............  incorporated in 1869
state capital (C)  ............  since 1867
county seat (C)  ............  since 1869
transportation center (C)  ............  since 1870, with construction of Burlington & Missouri River rail line
agricultural center (C)  ............  important as major grain-market & milling center
manufacturing center (C)  ............  produces industrial rubber products, agricultural machinery, telephone equipment, bricks & phamaceuticals
commercial center (C)
university center (C)

Related geographic places:
capital of ....  Nebraska .......... (state)
..................  (World, North and Central America, United States) [7007525]

Sources and Contributors:
Lancaster..........  [VP]
....................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VII, 369
Lincoln..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
.................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VII, 369
.................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS31004274
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VII, 369
..................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS31004274
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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