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ID: 7013947
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7013947

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Saint Paul (inhabited place)  Saint Paul (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 44 56 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 44.9333  decimal degrees
Long: 093 05 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -93.0833  decimal degrees

Note: Located in eastern Minnesota across Mississippi River from Minneapolis to form "Twin Cities"; Lt. Zebulon Pike made unofficial treaty with Dakota Sioux for possession of region in 1805; named for chapel built in 1841.

Names:
Saint Paul (preferred,C,V)
St. Paul (C,V)
Pig's Eye (H,V)  ............ named for Pierre "Pig's Eye Parrant," first settler, in 1838

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 Minnesota (state)  ............  Minnesota (state) (P)
Hierarchy of Ramsey (county)  ................  Ramsey (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Saint Paul (inhabited place)  ....................  Saint Paul (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  settled since 1838; was first visited by Father Hennepin in 1680 & by Jonathan Carver in 1766
city (C)  ............  incorporated 1854
state capital (C)  ............  since 1858
county seat (C)
industrial center (C)  ............  for automobiles, construction equipment, abrasives, oil refineries, foundries, refrigerators & beer
manufacturing center (C)  ............  for printing plants, chemicals, electronic communications equipment, magnetic tape, advertising specialties & food products
transportation center (C)  ............  for air, road & water, profited with arrival of railroad in 1862 & anchored James J Hill's Canadian & Pacific rail empire
trade center (C)  ............  fur trade center was established in 1680; today is known for world's largest public livestock market
financial center (C)
tourist center (C)  ............  for State Capitol building, historic Fort Snelling State Park, St. Paul Winter Carnival & several ski resorts
educational center (C)  ............  for Macalester, St. Thomas, Concordia, William Mitchell Law, St. Catherine, Hamline, Bethel & St. Paul Bible Colleges

Related geographic places:
capital of ....  Minnesota .......... (state)
..................  (World, North and Central America, United States) [7007521]
near/adjacent to ....  Minneapolis .......... (inhabited place)
..............................  (World, North and Central America, United States, Minnesota, Hennepin county) [7014080]
..............................  across the river from each other, form the "Twin Cities"

Sources and Contributors:
Pig's Eye..........  [VP]
....................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 810-811
Saint Paul..........  [BHA, FDA, VP Preferred]
.......................  Lowry, National Image (1985)
.......................  National Archives and Record Administration database (1987-)
.......................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS27018604
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
St. Paul..........  [VP]
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 810-811
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) X, 331
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1053
Subject: .....  [BHA, FDA, VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 810-811
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) X, 331
..................  Lowry, National Image (1985)
..................  National Archives and Record Administration database (1987-)
..................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS27018604
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1053
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988)

 

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