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ID: 7014242
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 42 19 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 42.3167  decimal degrees
Long: 072 38 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -72.6333  decimal degrees

Note: Original Amerindian site was known as Nonotuck, meaning "middle of the river"; expanded with wool mill 1809, canal to Connecticut 1834, railroad 1845 & Smith College for women 1875; President Calvin Coolidge served as mayor 1909-11 & died here 1933.

Names:
Northampton (preferred,C,V)  ............ since 1654
Nonotuck City of Northampton (C,V)
Nonotuck (H,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 Hampshire (county)  ................  Hampshire (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Northampton (inhabited place)  ....................  Northampton (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  settled & renamed after Northampton, England in 1654
city (C)  ............  incorporated in 1883
county seat (C)  ............  since 1662
manufacturing center (C)
college centers (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Nonotuck..........  [VP]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VIII, 785
.................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS25001844
Nonotuck City of Northampton..........  [VP]
...............................................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS25001844
Northampton..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VIII, 785
.......................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS25001844
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 738
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VIII, 785
..................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS25001844
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 738
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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