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ID: 7014210
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of New Haven (inhabited place)  New Haven (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 41 18 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 41.3000  decimal degrees
Long: 072 55 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -72.9167  decimal degrees

Note: Located on Quinnipiac River in S central Connecticut; in 1643 merged with neighboring areas to form New Haven Colony; in 1664 merged with chartered Connecticut Colony; was co-capital with Hartford 1701-1875; sided with British during American Revolution.

Names:
New Haven (preferred,C,V)  ............ named for New Haven, Sussex, England in 1640
Quinnipiac (H,V)  ............ from 1638 to 1640

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 Connecticut (state)  ............  Connecticut (state) (P)
Hierarchy of New Haven (county)  ................  New Haven (county) (P)
Hierarchy of New Haven (inhabited place)  ....................  New Haven (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  settled by English Puritans organized by John Davenport & Theophilus Eaton in 1638
city (C)  ............  incorporated in 1784
port (C)
industrial center (C)  ............  noted for historic inventions, including mass-production technique, radio tube, sulfer matches & repeating revolver
manufacturing center (C)  ............  for aircraft parts, textiles, tools, rubber products, clocks & watches, paper goods, shipbuilding, firearms & ammunition
educational center (C)  ............  includes Yale University, Southern Connecticut State College, Albertus Magnus College & a community college
cultural center (C)  ............  includes Winchester Gun Museum, old colonial public green is site of 3 early 19th-cen. churches, Noah Webster died here

Sources and Contributors:
New Haven..........  [BHA, FDA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
....................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) 2:653
....................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
....................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) 8:637-638
....................  National Archives and Record Administration database (1987-)
....................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS9004640
....................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
....................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 833
Quinnipiac..........  [VP]
.......................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 653
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VIII, 637
Subject: .....  [BHA, FDA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 653; 2:653
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VIII, 637; VIII, 637-638; 8:637-638
..................  National Archives and Record Administration database (1987-)
..................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS9004640
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 833
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988)

 

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