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ID: 7016172
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Arkansas (state)  Arkansas (state)

Coordinates:
Lat: 35 00 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 35.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 093 00 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -93.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Area was home to Bluff Dwellers by 500 BCE, later to Mound Builders; Caddo, Quapaw, and others lived here when European fur traders arrived in 17th century; in Louisiana Purchase of 1803; was slave state, but only reluctantly joined Confederacy in Civil War.

Names:
Arkansas (preferred,C,V)  ............ name derived from the French record of the name of an Amerindian tribe & village
AR (C,V,USPS)

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 Arkansas (state)  ............  Arkansas (state) (P)

Place Types:
state (preferred, B)  ............  since June 15, 1836
first level subdivision (C)

Sources and Contributors:
AR..........  [VP]
...........  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1256
Arkansas..........  [FDA, VP Preferred]
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) 1:47-48
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) 29:319 ff.
.................  Library of Congress HABS/HAER (1987-)
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) plate 102
.................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS88000304
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Subject: .....  [FDA, VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 47-48; 1:47-48
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XXIX, 319 ff.; 29:319 ff.
..................  Library of Congress HABS/HAER (1987-)
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) Plate 102; plate 102
..................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS88000304
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1256
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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