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ID: 7014425
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 34 03 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 34.0500  decimal degrees
Long: 117 45 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -117.7500  decimal degrees

Note: Located at foot of San Gabriel Mountains; promoted as agricultural center in 1875 & named after Roman goddess of grains; expanded as residential & industrial center in mid-20th cen.

Names:
Pomona (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 California (state)  ............  California (state) (P)
Hierarchy of Los Angeles (county)  ................  Los Angeles (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Pomona (inhabited place)  ....................  Pomona (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  incorporated in 1888
city (C)
agricultural center (C)
industrial center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Pomona..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IV, 588
.................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS6055246
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IV, 588
..................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS6055246
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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