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ID: 7014620
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 40 03 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 40.0500  decimal degrees
Long: 080 43 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -80.7167  decimal degrees

Names:
Wheeling (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 West Virginia (state)  ............  West Virginia (state) (P)
Hierarchy of Ohio (county)  ................  Ohio (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Wheeling (inhabited place)  ....................  Wheeling (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  settled 1769
city (C)  ............  incorporated 1836
county seat (C)
capital (H)  ............  of West Virginia, 1863-1870; of West Virginia, 1875-1885

Sources and Contributors:
Wheeling..........  [BHA, FDA, VP Preferred]
.................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.................  National Archives and Record Administration database (1987-)
.................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS54020550
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Subject: .....  [BHA, FDA, VP]
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  National Archives and Record Administration database (1987-)
..................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS54020550
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)

 

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