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ID: 7013934
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Fort Worth (inhabited place)  Fort Worth (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 32 43 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 32.7167  decimal degrees
Long: 097 19 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -97.3167  decimal degrees

Note: Located on Trinity River; Calvary outpost to ward off attacks by Comanche Indians was established in 1849; was stop on Chisholm Trail for Longhorn drives in 1870s; economy flourished with arrival of railroad & cattle industry; oil was discovered in 1920.

Names:
Fort Worth (preferred,C,V)
Camp Worth (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 Texas (state)  ............  Texas (state) (P)
Hierarchy of Tarrant (county)  ................  Tarrant (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Fort Worth (inhabited place)  ....................  Fort Worth (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  founded in 1849 by Major Ripley Arnold as a military outpost, city was incorporated in 1873
city (C)
county seat (C)
industrial center (C)  ............  for oil, aeropsace development, machinery, aircraft & oil field equipment
manufacturing center (C)  ............  for chemicals, clothing, meat-packing & electronic equipment
agricultural center (C)  ............  for cattle, livestock-raising, flour & feed
commercial center (C)  ............  includes a large wholesale business
transportation center (C)
educational center (C)  ............  site of Texas Christian University, Texas Wesleyan College, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, & junior college
cultural center (C)  ............  houses Amon Carter Museum, Will Rogers Memorial Center & Kimbell Art Museum
tourist center (C)  ............  includes Tarrant County Convention Center, botanical gardens, water-sports facilities on lakes, rodeos & Fat Stock Show
boomtown (H)  ............  was cattle boomtown after railroad arrived in 1876

Sources and Contributors:
Camp Worth..........  [VP]
.......................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS48051075
Fort Worth..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
.......................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IV, 893
.......................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS48051075
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 410
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IV, 893
..................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS48051075
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 410
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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