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ID: 7014030
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7014030

 

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

Coordinates:
Lat: 36 44 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 36.7333  decimal degrees
Long: 119 46 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -119.7667  decimal degrees

Note: Located in San Joaquin Valley; became agricultural community after introduction of irrigation 1880s; produces cotton, grain, fruits & dairy products; site of large Sun Maid Raisin processing plant, California State University Fresno & Fresno City College.

Names:
Fresno (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 Fresno (county)  ................  Fresno (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Fresno (inhabited place)  ....................  Fresno (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  settled in 1872 as part of Central (later Southern) Pacific Railroad
city (C)
county seat (C)  ............  since 1974
agricultural center (C)
college centers (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Fresno..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) V, 4
.................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS6031148
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) V, 4
..................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS6031148
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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