The GettyResearch Institute
Research Home Tools Thesaurus of Geographic Names Full Record Display
Thesaurus of Geographic Names Full Record Display
New Search Previous Page Help

Vernacular Display | English Display

Click the icon to view the hierarchy.


ID: 7014453
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of San Antonio (inhabited place)  San Antonio (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 29 25 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 29.4167  decimal degrees
Long: 098 29 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -98.4833  decimal degrees

Note: Located on San Antonio river; was site of Coahuiltecan Indian village; taken by Spanish; "white Texans" seized the town during Texas Revolution; Mexicans took Alamo mission in 1836 & secularized it as a garrison; was cow town after Civil War.

Names:
San Antonio (preferred,C,V)
San Antonio de Béjar (H,V)
San Fernando (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 Texas (state)  ............  Texas (state) (P)
Hierarchy of Bexar (county)  ................  Bexar (county) (P)
Hierarchy of San Antonio (inhabited place)  ....................  San Antonio (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  was Amerindian village; later settled by Martin de Alarcón in 1718; 3 towns merged in 1795
city (C)
county seat (C)
manufacturing center (C)  ............  for processed foods, electronic equipment, clothing & wood products
industrial center (C)  ............  for machinery, building materials & chemicals
educational center (C)  ............  includes Saint Mary's University of San Antonio, Trinity University, Incarnate Word College & Saint Philip's College
cultural center (C)  ............  includes the Alamo, Paseo del Rio (Spainish Governor's palace), Museum of Art, Institute of Texan Cultures & Tower of America

Sources and Contributors:
San Antonio..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
.......................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 563
.......................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 820
.......................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IX, 385
.......................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS48054540
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
San Antonio de Béjar..........  [VP]
...................................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 820
San Fernando..........  [VP]
.......................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 820
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 563
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 820
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IX, 385
..................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS48054540
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

New Search

Back to Top

Printer Friendly Version

The J. Paul Getty Trust
The J. Paul Getty Trust