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ID: 7014590
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 41 33 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 41.5500  decimal degrees
Long: 073 03 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -73.0500  decimal degrees

Note: Located at mouth of Naugatuck and Mad rivers in central Connecticut; in 1674, 31 families developed Mattatuck Plantation, which was later incorporated into Waterbury; brass center during 19th cen.; produced famous "dollar" watches during 1800s.

Names:
Waterbury (preferred,C,V)
Mattatuck Plantation (H,V)  ............ established in 1674

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 Connecticut (state)  ............  Connecticut (state) (P)
Hierarchy of New Haven (county)  ................  New Haven (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Waterbury (inhabited place)  ....................  Waterbury (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  settled in 1651 & city incorporated in 1853
city (C)
industrial center (C)  ............  for machine tools
manufacturing center (C)  ............  for brass, rubber, electronic equipment, plastics, textiles, clocks, watches & chemicals
commercial center (C)
financial center (C)
educational center (C)  ............  includes Mattatuck Community College, Post College, Waterbury State Technical College & University of Connecticut extension

Sources and Contributors:
Mattatuck Plantation..........  [VP]
...................................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XII, 520
Waterbury..........  [BHA, FDA, VP Preferred]
....................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) 2:1012
....................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
....................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) 12:520
....................  National Archives and Record Administration database (1987-)
....................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS9007446
....................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
....................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1322
Subject: .....  [BHA, FDA, VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 1012; 2:1012
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XII, 520; 12:520
..................  National Archives and Record Administration database (1987-)
..................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS9007446
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1322
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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