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ID: 7014263
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 44 41 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 44.6833  decimal degrees
Long: 075 29 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -75.4833  decimal degrees

Note: Located on the Saint Lawrence river; settled by European-Americans in 18th cen.; today is trade center for grain and lumber; noted as site of Ogdensburg Agreement in 1940 between Canada and the US for study of joint defense of North America.

Names:
Ogdensburg (preferred,C,V)  ............ named for Colonel Samuel Ogden, who purchased the site in 1792
Ogdensberg (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 New York (state)  ............  New York (state) (P)
Hierarchy of Saint Lawrence (county)  ................  Saint Lawrence (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Ogdensburg (inhabited place)  ....................  Ogdensburg (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  incorporated in 1818
town (C)
trade center (C)
resort center (C)
manufacturing center (C)
agricultural center (C)  ............  for surrounding dairy region

Sources and Contributors:
Ogdensberg..........  [VP]
.......................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS36019696
Ogdensburg..........  [BHA, FDA, VP Preferred]
.......................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.......................  National Archives and Record Administration database (1987-)
.......................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS36019696
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 882
Subject: .....  [BHA, FDA, VP]
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  National Archives and Record Administration database (1987-)
..................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS36019696
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 882
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988)

 

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