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ID: 7014421
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 41 57 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 41.9500  decimal degrees
Long: 070 40 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -70.6667  decimal degrees

Note: First European settlement was founded in 1620; governed by Mayflower Compact until 1691, when it was absorbed by Massachusetts Bay Colony; attractions include Plymouth Rock Monument, reconstructions of the "Mayflower" ship & a 17th-cen. Pilgrim village.

Names:
Plymouth (preferred,C,V)
Accomack (C,V)
Patuxit (C,V)
New Plimouth (C,V)
Plimoth Plantation (C,V)
Colony of New Plymouth (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 Plymouth (county)  ................  Plymouth (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Plymouth (inhabited place)  ....................  Plymouth (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  first permanent settlement of Europeans in New England, established by Pilgrims in 1620
town (C)
county seat (C)  ............  first recognized as Plymouth Colony seat in 1633 & made county seat in 1685
fish-processing center (C)
tourist center (C)
cultural center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Accomack..........  [VP]
.................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS25008296
Colony of New Plymouth..........  [VP]
.........................................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 961
New Plimouth..........  [VP]
.......................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS25008296
Patuxit..........  [VP]
.................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS25008296
Plimoth Plantation..........  [VP]
...................................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS25008296
Plymouth..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IX, 531
.................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS25008296
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 961
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IX, 531
..................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS25008296
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 961
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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