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ID: 7013902
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 41 44 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 41.7333  decimal degrees
Long: 111 50 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -111.8333  decimal degrees

Note: Located in N Utah on Logan River; built on terraces of prehistoric Lake Bonneville; settled by Mormons ca. 1855.

Names:
Logan (preferred,C,V)  ............ named for local trapper Ephraim Logan

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 Utah (state)  ............  Utah (state) (P)
Hierarchy of Cache (county)  ................  Cache (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Logan (inhabited place)  ....................  Logan (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  was laid out in 1859, incorporated in 1886
city (C)
county seat (C)
agricultural center (C)  ............  for livestock, dairying, grain & sugar beets
manufacturing center (C)  ............  for pianos & organs, textiles & farm equipment
educational center (C)  ............  for Utah State University of Agriculture & Applied Science (1888)
religious center (C)  ............  for Mormon Tabernacle (1878) & Mormon Temple (1884)
transportation center (C)  ............  for rail since 1873
tourist center (C)  ............  for Wasatch-Cache National Forest

Sources and Contributors:
Logan..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
..............  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..............  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VII, 445
..............  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS49010298
..............  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..............  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 681
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VII, 445
..................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS49010298
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 681
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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