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ID: 7013936
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 42 16 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 42.2667  decimal degrees
Long: 071 25 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -71.4167  decimal degrees

Note: Located on Sudbury River; original township of Framingham Center located just N of downtown; expanded with waterpower use, railroads, & textile industries ca. 1835 & automobiles, computers & rubber products; site one of New England's first shopping malls.

Names:
Framingham (preferred,C,V)
South Framingham (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 Framingham (inhabited place)  ....................  Framingham (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  settled in 1650
town (C)  ............  incorporated in 1750
industrial center (C)
manufacturing center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Framingham..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IV, 918
.......................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS25004498
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
South Framingham..........  [VP]
.............................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS25004498
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IV, 918
..................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS25004498
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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