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ID: 7014262
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 41 13 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 41.2167  decimal degrees
Long: 111 58 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -111.9667  decimal degrees

Note: Located in N Utah at confluence of Ogden & Weber Rivers; began as community built around Ft. Buenaventura, a log stockade with irrigated garden built by Miles M Goodyear ca. 1844; purchased by Mormons 1847 & laid out by Brigham Young in 1850.

Names:
Ogden (preferred,C,V)  ............ named for fur trader Peter Skene Ogden
Ft. Buenaventura (H,V)
Brownsville (H,V)
Lynne (C,V)
Ogden City (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 Utah (state)  ............  Utah (state) (P)
Hierarchy of Weber (county)  ................  Weber (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Ogden (inhabited place)  ....................  Ogden (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  settled in 1844 & incorporated in 1851
city (C)
county seat (C)
transportation center (C)  ............  for rail since 1869, shipping agricultural produce of the intermountain region
industrial center (C)  ............  for jet engines & transportation equipment
manufacturing center (C)  ............  for pharmaceuticals, canning of vegetables, clothing, building materials, breweries, packing plants & stockyards
administrative center (C)  ............  for processing income taxes
educational center (C)  ............  for Weber State College (1889)
tourist center (C)  ............  for winter sports, for Browning Armory with collection of inventor's firearms & for Goodyear's original cabin

Sources and Contributors:
Brownsville..........  [VP]
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VIII, 884
Ft. Buenaventura..........  [VP]
.............................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VIII, 884
Lynne..........  [VP]
..............  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS49012724
Ogden..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
..............  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..............  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VIII, 884
..............  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS49012724
..............  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..............  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 882
Ogden City..........  [VP]
.......................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS49012724
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VIII, 884
..................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS49012724
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 882
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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