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United States Census Counties 2022

U.S. Census Bureau
  • Added 14 Sep 2022
  • Updated 14 Sep 2022

Census Current (2022) Legal and Statistical Entities Web Map Service; January 1, 2022 vintage.

The primary legal divisions of most states are termed counties. In Louisiana, these divisions are known as parishes. In Alaska, which has no counties, the equivalent entities are the organized boroughs, city and boroughs, municipalities, and census areas; the latter of which are delineated cooperatively for statistical purposes by the State of Alaska and the Census Bureau. In four states (Maryland, Missouri, Nevada, and Virginia), there are one or more incorporated places that are independent of any county organization and thus constitute primary divisions of their states. These incorporated places are known as independent cities and are treated as equivalent entities for purposes of data presentation. The District of Columbia and Guam have no primary divisions, and each area is considered an equivalent entity for purposes of data presentation. All of the counties in Connecticut and Rhode Island and nine counties in Massachusetts were dissolved as functioning governmental entities; however, the Census Bureau continues to present data for these historical entities in order to provide comparable geographic units at the county level of the geographic hierarchy for these states and represents them as nonfunctioning legal entities in data products. The Census Bureau treats the following entities as equivalents of counties for purposes of data presentation: Municipios in Puerto Rico, Districts and Islands in American Samoa, Municipalities in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, and Islands in the U.S. Virgin Islands.

Information

CategoryCensus & Statistics
Tagscensus
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RegionsNorth America, Samoa

Technical Details

Layer ID 110433
Data type Vector multipolygon
Feature count 3235
Attributes COUNTYNS, AREALAND, ALANDHIST, AREAWATER, AWATERHIST, CBSA, COUNTYCC, COUNTY, COUSUBTYP, CSA, EFFDATE, ESTABDATE, FIPS55, FUNCSTAT, GCFLG, GEOID, LSADC, METDIV, MTFCC, BASENAME, NAME, OID, STATE, UR, VINTAGE, CENTLON, CENTLAT, INTPTLON, INTPTLAT, HU100, POP100, AREA, LEN
Services Vector Query API, Web Feature Service (WFS)

History

Sourcetigerweb.geo.census.gov
Added 14 Sep 2022 ago
Last checked 14 Sep 2022 ago
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