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ID: 7014378
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 41 39 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 41.6500  decimal degrees
Long: 083 33 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -83.5500  decimal degrees

Note: Located at mouth of Maumee River on Lake Erie; settled after Battle of Fallen Timbers and Amerindian treaties (1795-1817); included in Ohio canal system, causing boundary dispute with Michigan; grew with arrival of canal, railroad & discovery of oil & gas.

Names:
Toledo (preferred,C,V)  ............ renamed for Toledo, Spain when Port Lawrence & Vistula were consolidated in 1833
Port Lawrence (H,V)  ............ from 1817 until town joined with Vistula in 1833
Fort Industry (H,V)  ............ name of original fort built here after 1794
Fort Industy (C,V)
Upper Toledo (C,V)
Vistula (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 Ohio (state)  ............  Ohio (state) (P)
Hierarchy of Lucas (county)  ................  Lucas (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Toledo (inhabited place)  ....................  Toledo (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  settled by European-Americans after 1794, city was incorporated in 1837
city (C)
county seat (C)  ............  since 1835
inland port (C)  ............  connected with St. Lawrence Seaway, this is one of the largest ports for shipping bituminous coal
industrial center (C)  ............  produces glass (since 1880s), automobiles (especially for Jeep), auto parts, plastics, petroleum, furnaces, machinery & tools
educational center (C)  ............  for University of Toledo (founded in 1872) & several colleges

Sources and Contributors:
Fort Industry..........  [VP]
..........................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XI, 830
Fort Industy..........  [VP]
.......................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS39018751
Port Lawrence..........  [VP]
..........................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 939-940
..........................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS39018751
Toledo..........  [BHA, FDA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
.................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) 11:830
.................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS39018751
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Upper Toledo..........  [VP]
.......................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS39018751
Vistula..........  [VP]
.................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS39018751
Subject: .....  [BHA, FDA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 939-940
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XI, 830; 11:830
..................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS39018751
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988)

 

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