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National Incorporated Places and Counties

National Incorporated Places and Counties

This dataset contains a listing of incorporated places (cities and towns) and counties within the United States including the GNIS code, FIPS code, name, entity type and primary point (location) for the entity. The types of entities listed in this dataset are based on codes provided by the U.S. Census Bureau, and include the following:

  1. C1 - An active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent;

  2. C2 - An active incorporated place legally coextensive with a county subdivision but treated as independent of any county subdivision;

  3. C3 - A consolidated city;

  4. C4 - An active incorporated place with an alternate official common name;

  5. C5 - An active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent;

  6. C6 - An active incorporated place that partially is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent or partially coextensive with a county subdivision but treated as independent of any county subdivision;

  7. C7 - An incorporated place that is independent of any county;

  8. C8 - The balance of a consolidated city excluding the separately incorporated place(s) within that consolidated government;

  9. C9 - An inactive or nonfunctioning incorporated place;

  10. H1 - An active county or statistically equivalent entity;

  11. H4 - A legally defined inactive or nonfunctioning county or statistically equivalent entity;

  12. H5 - A census areas in Alaska, a statistical county equivalent entity; and

  13. H6 - A county or statistically equivalent entity that is areally coextensive or governmentally consolidated with an incorporated place, part of an incorporated place, or a consolidated city.

Columns

NameSocrata field nameColumn name in sgr mountData typeDescription
Class Codeclass_codeclass_codeTextA code used by U.S. Census Bureau to identify the type of entity. This resource contains information for the following: C1 - An active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent; C2 - An active incorporated place legally coextensive with a county subdivision but treated as independent of any county subdivision; C3 - A consolidated city; C4 - An active incorporated place with an alternate official common name; C5 - An active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent; C6 - An active incorporated place that partially is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent or partially coextensive with a county subdivision but treated as independent of any county subdivision; C7 - An incorporated place that is independent of any county; C8 - The balance of a consolidated city excluding the separately incorporated place(s) within that consolidated government; C9 - An inactive or nonfunctioning incorporated place; H1 - An active county or statistically equivalent entity; H4 - A legally defined inactive or nonfunctioning county or statistically equivalent entity; H5 - A census areas in Alaska, a statistical county equivalent entity; and H6 - A county or statistically equivalent entity that is areally coextensive or governmentally consolidated with an incorporated place, part of an incorporated place, or a consolidated city. See full list: https://www2.census.gov/geo/pdfs/reference/ClassCodes.pdf
Primary Long Decprimary_long_decprimary_long_decNumberPrimary longitude in decimal degrees used to create the primary point for the local entity as provided by U.S. Geological Survey, 19810501, U.S. Geographic Names Information System (GNIS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, VA. The primary point is generally at or near the geographic center of the incorporated place or county.
Primary Lat Decprimary_lat_decprimary_lat_decNumberPrimary latitude in decimal degrees used to create the primary point for the local entity as provided by U.S. Geological Survey, 19810501, U.S. Geographic Names Information System (GNIS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, VA. The primary point is generally at or near the geographic center of the incorporated place or county.
County Boundaries of Iowa:@computed_region_y683_txed:@computed_region_y683_txedNumber
Iowa Regional Zip Codes:@computed_region_g8ff_h7ce:@computed_region_g8ff_h7ceNumber
NamenamenameTextName of local entity.
GNISgnisgnisTextPermanent, unique feature record identifier for Named Physical and Cultural Geographic Features (Except Roads and Highways) of the United States, Its Territories, Outlying Areas, and Freely Associated Areas, and the Waters of the Same to the Limit of the Twelve-Mile Statutory Zone (INCITS 446-2008). Also known as Feature ID in the USGS's Geographic Names Information System.
FIPSfipsfipsTextThe FIPS code is a concatenation of two state number and either the five digit place code or three digit county code. State Code is based on INCITS 38:200x, Formerly FIPS 5-2 County Code is based on INCITS 31:200x Formerly FIPS 6-4 Place Code is formerly FIPS 55, also known as Census Code.
State Namestate_namestate_nameTextName of state entity is located.
Primary Pointgeocoded_columngeocoded_columnPointPoint based on primary lat and long.

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