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ID: 7013929
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 33 26 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 33.4333  decimal degrees
Long: 112 04 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -112.0667  decimal degrees

Note: Located in S central Arizona on Salt River; irrigation & dam projects began 1867 & promoted development; burgeoned after WW II.

Names:
Phoenix (preferred,C,V)
East Phoenix (C,V)
Hellings Mill (C,V)
Mill City (C,V)
Phenix (C,V)
Pumpkinsville (C,V)
Salt River (C,V)
Smith Station (C,V)
Smiths Station (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 Arizona (state)  ............  Arizona (state) (P)
Hierarchy of Maricopa (county)  ................  Maricopa (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Phoenix (inhabited place)  ....................  Phoenix (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  settled in 1867 on site of old Amerindian canals, incorporated in 1881, now the largest city in the state
city (C)
state capital (C)  ............  on admission of Arizona to union 1912
county seat (C)  ............  since 1871
manufacturing center (C)  ............  for textiles, clothing, air conditioners, aluminum products, chemicals, alcoholic beverages, aircraft & aircraft parts
trade center (C)  ............  for vegetables, cotton, citrus & other fruit
agricultural center (C)  ............  for cotton & truck farming
mining center (C)
timber center (C)
transportation center (C)  ............  hub for rail & air
resort center (C)  ............  with sunny dry climate for health spas & winter vacationers
tourist center (C)  ............  for "Copperbowl" (football game & parade), Arizona State Fair, World's Championship Rodeo & various professional sports teams
educational center (C)  ............  for Phoenix, Grand Canyon & Maricopa Colleges & for American Graduate School of International Management
cultural center (C)  ............  for Desert Botanical Gardens & for museums displaying Amerindian & pioneer relics & arts
capital (H)  ............  of territory from 1889-1912

Sources and Contributors:
East Phoenix..........  [VP]
.......................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS4017032
Hellings Mill..........  [VP]
..........................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS4017032
Mill City..........  [VP]
....................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS4017032
Phenix..........  [VP]
.................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS4017032
Phoenix..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
.................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 507
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 735
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IX, 392-393
.................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS4017032
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 952
Pumpkinsville..........  [VP]
..........................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS4017032
Salt River..........  [VP]
.......................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS4017032
Smiths Station..........  [VP]
.............................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS4017032
Smith Station..........  [VP]
..........................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS4017032
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 507
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 735
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IX, 392-393
..................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS4017032
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 952
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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