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Paterson (N.J.)

LC control no.n 50056247
Descriptive conventionsrda
Geographic headingPaterson (N.J.)
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Geographic subdivision usageNew Jersey--Paterson
Variant(s)Great Falls (N.J.)
Hamilton (Passaic County, N.J.)
Manchester (N.J.)
New Manchester (N.J.)
Totowa (Paterson, N.J.)
City of Paterson (N.J.)
Associated countryUnited States
LocatedNew Jersey
Found inNUCMC data from Rutgers Univ. Lib. for Ryerson family. Papers, ca. 1733-1892 (Paterson, N.J.)
Brydon, N.F. The Passaic River, c1974 (Paterson formally founded in 1791 by Alexander Hamilton as an industrial community; also known as Hamilton and Great Falls; Passaic County)
GeoNames, algorithmically matched, 2009 (ppl; 40°55ʹ00ʺN 074°10ʹ19ʺW)
GNIS, July 9, 2019 (Paterson, populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name, county seat, New Jersey, Passaic County; variants: Great Falls, Manchester, New Manchester, Totowa; 40.9167654° -74.1718110° 40°55ʹ00ʺN 074°10ʹ19ʺW; also lists City of Paterson, civil, incorporated in 1851, Passaic County, 40.9146857° -74.1623725° 40°54ʹ53ʺN 074°09ʹ45ʺW)
Wikipedia, July 9, 2019 (Paterson, New Jersey; Paterson is the largest city in and the county seat of Passaic County, New Jersey; originally formed as a township from portions of Acquackanonk Township on April 11, 1831, while the area was still part of Essex County. It became part of newly created Passaic County on February 7, 1837, and was incorporated as a city on April 14, 1851; reincorporated on March 14, 1861; 40.914746°N 74.162826°W)
Geographic area coden-us-nj