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Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) Codes Current by County Federal

This is a listing of Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) codes for each of the 67 counties in Pennsylvania.

Information gathered from census data - https://www.census.gov/library/reference/code-lists/ansi.html

For more technical details :

Federal Information Processing Standards Publications (FIPS PUBS) are issued by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) after approval by the Secretary of Commerce pursuant to Section 111 (d) of the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949 as amended by the Computer Security Act of 1987, Public Law 100-235.

Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) 6-4, Counties and Equivalent Entities of the U.S., Its Possessions, and Associated Areas -- 90 Aug 31 , provides the names and codes that represent the counties and other entities treated as equivalent legal and/or statistical subdivisions of the 50 States, the District of Columbia, and the possessions and freely associated areas of the United States. Counties are considered to be the "first-order subdivisions" of each State and statistically equivalent entity, regardless of their local designations (county, parish, borough, etc.).

Querying over HTTP

Splitgraph serves as an HTTP API that lets you run SQL queries directly on this data to power Web applications. For example:

curl https://data.splitgraph.com/sql/query/ddn \
    -H "Content-Type: application/json" \
    -d@-<<EOF
{"sql": "
    SELECT *
    FROM \"pa-gov/federal-information-processing-standard-fips-codes-44ch-j9ei\".\"federal_information_processing_standard_fips_codes\"
    LIMIT 100 
"}
EOF

See the Splitgraph documentation for more information.

 
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