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ID: 7014575
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 31 32 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 31.5333  decimal degrees
Long: 097 08 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -97.1333  decimal degrees

Note: Located on the Brazos river; was site of Hueco Indian villages; was settled by European-Americans in 1849; was center for cotton growers & cattle ranchers before Civil War; arrival of railroad & construction of suspension bridge stimulated growth.

Names:
Waco (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 Texas (state)  ............  Texas (state) (P)
Hierarchy of McLennan (county)  ................  McLennan (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Waco (inhabited place)  ....................  Waco (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  settled in 1849 on the site of former Amerindian villages
city (C)
industrial center (C)
agricultural center (C)
transportation center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Waco..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
...........  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 1007
...........  Rand McNally Road Atlas, USA (1986)
...........  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS48047367
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 1007
..................  Rand McNally Road Atlas, USA (1986)
..................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS48047367
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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