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  • Added 23 Aug 2016
  • Updated 22 Aug 2018

This data set includes cities in the United States including Puerto Rico
and the U.S. Virgin Islands. These cities were collected from the 1970
National Atlas of the United States. Where applicable, U.S. Census Bureau
codes for named populated places were associated with each name to allow
additional information to be attached. The Geographic Names Information
System (GNIS) was also used as a source for additional information. This
is a revised version of the October, 2002 data set.

These data are intended for geographic display and analysis at the
national level, and for large regional areas. The data should be
displayed and analyzed at scales appropriate for 1:2,000,000-scale data.
No responsibility is assumed by the U.S. Geological Survey in the use of
these data.

Information

TagsCities, County seat, Populated places, State capital, Towns
Copyright Copyright may apply. Please check the source for more information.
RegionsNorth America
MetadataDublin Core, FGDC CSDGM, ISO 19115/19139

Technical Details

Layer ID 10827
Data type Vector point
Feature count 35301
Attributes CITIESX020, FEATURE, NAME, POP_RANGE, POP_90, POP_98, FIPS55, COUNTY, FIPS, STATE, STATE_FIPS, DISPLAY
Services Vector Query API

History

Sourcepubs.usgs.gov
Added 23 Aug 2016 ago
Last checked 1 May 2020 ago
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