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ID: 7013938
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7013938

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 30 26 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 30.4333  decimal degrees
Long: 084 16 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -84.2667  decimal degrees

Note: Located in N Florida; during Queen Anne's War, Spanish fort destroyed by British as Spain's punishment for inciting Amerindians to attack English settlers; only city E of Mississippi not taken by Union forces during the Civil War.

Names:
Tallahassee (preferred,C,V)  ............ derived from Creek Amerindian word meaning old town
Fort San Luis (H,V)  ............ site where Spanish missions had their headquarters in 1633, fort destroyed during Queen Anne's War in early 1700s
Apalache Old Fields (C,V)
Newton (C,V)
Newtown (C,V)
Old Field Town (C,V)
Pueblo Nueva (C,V)
Talajasy (C,V)
Tallahassa (C,V)
Tallahassee Talofa (C,V)
Tonabys Town (C,V)
Tunapy (C,V)
Villanueva (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 Florida (state)  ............  Florida (state) (P)
Hierarchy of Leon (county)  ................  Leon (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Tallahassee (inhabited place)  ....................  Tallahassee (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  established as a Spanish mission site in 1633
city (C)
state capital (C)
manufacturing center (C)
commercial center (C)
agricultural center (C)  ............  for cattle & cotton
mill center (C)  ............  for lumber
educational center (C)  ............  for Agricultural & Mechanical University, Florida State University & Tallahassee Community College
cultural center (C)

Related geographic places:
capital of ....  Florida .......... (state)
..................  (World, North and Central America, United States) [7007240]

Sources and Contributors:
Apalache Old Fields..........  [VP]
...................................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS12017945
Fort San Luis..........  [VP]
..........................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XI, 521
Newton..........  [VP]
.................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS12017945
Newtown..........  [VP]
.................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS12017945
Old Field Town..........  [VP]
.............................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS12017945
Pueblo Nueva..........  [VP]
.......................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS12017945
Talajasy..........  [VP]
.................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS12017945
Tallahassa..........  [VP]
.......................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS12017945
Tallahassee..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XI, 521
.......................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS12017945
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1183
Tallahassee Talofa..........  [VP]
...................................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS12017945
Tonabys Town..........  [VP]
.......................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS12017945
Tunapy..........  [VP]
.................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS12017945
Villanueva..........  [VP]
.......................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS12017945
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XI, 521
..................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS12017945
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1183
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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