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ID: 7014132
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 40 25 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 40.4167  decimal degrees
Long: 104 42 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -104.7000  decimal degrees

Note: Located in N Colorado near Rocky Mountain National Park & Fort Vasquez; named for Horace Greeley (leading journalist of his time) who instigated the foundation of Greeley.

Names:
Greeley (preferred,C,V)
Union Colony (H,V)
Greely (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 Colorado (state)  ............  Colorado (state) (P)
Hierarchy of Weld (county)  ................  Weld (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Greeley (inhabited place)  ....................  Greeley (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  founded as temperance & cooperative agricultural enterprise in 1870 by Nathan Meeker, New York Tribune's agricultural editor
city (C)  ............  incorporated 1885
county seat (C)
agricultural center (C)  ............  for irrigated farming & for large terminal stockyards for cattle feeding
manufacturing center (C)  ............  for food processing & canning
oil field site (C)
mining center (C)  ............  for coal
irrigation center (C)  ............  for Colorado-Big Thompson water diversion project
educational center (C)  ............  for University of Northern Colorado (1890) & Aims Community College (1970)

Sources and Contributors:
Greeley..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 352
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) V, 463
.................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS8012633
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 463
Greely..........  [VP]
.................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS8012633
Union Colony..........  [VP]
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) V, 463
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 352
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) V, 463
..................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS8012633
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 463
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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