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California Populated Areas (2006)

State of California
  • Added 02 Apr 2009
  • Updated 13 Sep 2018

The 'GEONAMES- populated places (ppl)' layer is a subset of the larger "GEONAMES" layer. This layer contain names of places or areas "with clustered or scattered buildings and a permanent human population (city, settlement, town, village)" in California.

Dataset extracted from 'gnis' and queried on major populated citites for use in the Digital Atlas.

This layer is useful for furnishing landmarks on plots. It can also serve as a base data layer. The features help to orient the viewer and give a sense of scale to the plot.




CategoryPoints of Interest
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RegionsCalifornia, Yuma
MetadataISO 19115/19139, FGDC CSDGM, Dublin Core

Technical Details

Layer ID 669
Data type Vector point
Feature count 6904
Attributes Feature_ID, Feature_Na, Class, ST_alpha, ST_num, County, County_num, Primary_la, Primary_lo, Primary_1, Primary_2, Source_lat, Source_lon, Source_l_1, Source_l_2, Elev_Meter, Map_Name
Services Vector Query API


Last updated 2 Apr 2009 ago
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