NYU Spatial Data Repository

U.S. Geographic Names Information System Populated Places : ESRI Data Maps 2010

Description:
U.S. Geographic Names Information System Populated Places represents the Federal standard for geographic nomenclature and contains information about the proper names and locations of physical and cultural geographic features located throughout the United States and its Territories. The U.S. Geological Survey developed the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS) for the U.S. Board on Geographic Names, a Federal inter-agency body chartered by public law to maintain uniform feature name usage throughout the Government and to promulgate standard names to the public.
Place(s):
United States, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands of the United States, Guam, Baker Island, Jarvis Island, Micronesia (Federated States), Palau, Marshall Islands, American Samoa, Northern Mariana Islands, United States, U.S. Commonwealths, U.S. Territories, and U.S. Freely Associated States
Subject(s):
Names, Geographical, Gazetteers, Cities and towns, Human settlements, Location, and populated place
Format(s):
Shapefile
Year(s):
1981
Held by:
Harvard
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