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ID: 7014679
 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 43 06 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 43.1000  decimal degrees
Long: 075 13 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -75.2167  decimal degrees

Note: Located on Mohawk River & Barge Canal; famous Amerindian council stone is nearby; settled by Dutch & Palatinate Germans; British arrived in 1758; destroyed in Tory-Amerindian raid, but rebuilt; grew after arrival of Erie Canal in 1825.

Names:
Utica (preferred,C,V)  ............ name was drawn from a hat when village was incorporated in 1798

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 New York (state)  ............  New York (state) (P)
Hierarchy of Oneida (county)  ................  Oneida (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Utica (inhabited place)  ....................  Utica (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  ancient Amerindian councils met nearby; settled by Europeans in 18th cen.
city (C)
county seat (C)  ............  since 1798
manufacturing center (C)  ............  especially for textiles since 1800s, also produces machinery & electronic equipment
commercial center (C)  ............  noted as site of first store of FW Woolworth, opened in 1879
agricultural center (C)  ............  for surrounding dairy & gardening region
educational center (C)
medical center (C)  ............  noted for state psychiatric center
tourist center (C)  ............  for annual Eisteddfod festival sponsored by citizens of Welsh descent

Sources and Contributors:
Utica..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
..............  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 977
..............  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..............  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XII, 219
..............  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS36030599
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 977
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XII, 219
..................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS36030599
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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