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ID: 7014285
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 41 15 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 41.2500  decimal degrees
Long: 095 56 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -95.9333  decimal degrees

Note: On W bank of Missouri river; site of trading post established by Manuel Lisa 1812; site of Utah-bound Mormon camp 1846-1847; suffered in great blizzard of 1888; declined after panic of 1893, but economy has improved greatly since 1914.

Names:
Omaha (preferred,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 Nebraska (state)  ............  Nebraska (state) (P)
Hierarchy of Douglas (county)  ................  Douglas (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Omaha (inhabited place)  ....................  Omaha (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  founded in 1854 on land previously visited by explorers Lewis & Clark in 1804
city (C)
county seat (C)
transportation center (C)  ............  one of the nation's largest railroad centers, since construction of Union Pacific Railroad 1863
agricultural center (C)  ............  world's largest livestock market & meat-packing center
industrial center (C)
manufacturing center (C)
college centers (C)
capital (H)  ............  of the Nebraska Territory from 1854-1867

Sources and Contributors:
Omaha..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
..............  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 687
..............  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VIII, 944
..............  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS31005543
..............  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 687
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VIII, 944
..................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS31005543
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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