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ID: 7013599
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7013599

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 39 43 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 39.7167  decimal degrees
Long: 121 50 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -121.8333  decimal degrees

Note: Located in Sacramento Valley; named derived from Arroyo Chico land grant of 1844; industrial expansion began after WW II; site of Bidwell Mansion State Park & the Chico Museum.

Names:
Chico (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 California (state)  ............  California (state) (P)
Hierarchy of Butte (county)  ................  Butte (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Chico (inhabited place)  ....................  Chico (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  founded by state congressman & horticulturist John Bidwell in 1860
city (C)
agricultural center (C)
manufacturing center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Chico..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
..............  AAA: California/Nevada (1990) 37
..............  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) III, 200
..............  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS6006174
..............  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  AAA: California/Nevada (1990) 37
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) III, 200
..................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS6006174
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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