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ID: 7014647
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 42 15 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 42.2500  decimal degrees
Long: 071 48 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -71.8000  decimal degrees

Note: Located W of Boston; industries include machine tools, leather goods & textiles; institutes include College of the Holy Cross (1843), Massachusetts State College (1871) & Clark University (1887).

Names:
Worcester (preferred,C,V)
Grafton Gore (C,V)
Pakachoog (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 Massachusetts (state)  ............  Massachusetts (state) (P)
Hierarchy of Worcester (county)  ................  Worcester (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Worcester (inhabited place)  ....................  Worcester (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  first permanent settlement in 1713
city (C)  ............  incorporated in 1848
county seat (C)
manufacturing center (C)
industrial center (C)  ............  since construction of Blackstone Canal in 1828
college centers (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Grafton Gore..........  [VP]
.......................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS25011055
Pakachoog..........  [VP]
....................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS25011055
Worcester..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
....................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS25011055
....................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
....................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1351
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS25011055
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1351
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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