TIGER/Line Shapefile, 2017, nation, U.S., Current State and Equivalent National

Metadata Updated: February 26, 2019

The TIGER/Line shapefiles and related database files (.dbf) are an extract of selected geographic and cartographic information from the U.S. Census Bureau's Master Address File / Topologically Integrated Geographic Encoding and Referencing (MAF/TIGER) Database (MTDB). The MTDB represents a seamless national file with no overlaps or gaps between parts, however, each TIGER/Line shapefile is designed to stand alone as an independent data set, or they can be combined to cover the entire nation.

States and equivalent entities are the primary governmental divisions of the United States. In addition to the fifty States, the Census Bureau treats the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and each of the Island Areas (American Samoa, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Guam, and the U.S. Virgin Islands) as the statistical equivalents of States for the purpose of data presentation.

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Metadata Date February 21, 2019
Metadata Created Date December 2, 2017
Metadata Updated Date February 26, 2019
Reference Date(s) 2017 (publication)
Frequency Of Update notPlanned

Metadata Source

Harvested from 2017_state

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URL for the TigerWeb Web Mapping Service

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Date February 21, 2019
Metadata Created Date December 2, 2017
Metadata Updated Date February 26, 2019
Reference Date(s) 2017 (publication)
Responsible Party Unknown
Contact Email
Access Constraints Access Constraints: None, Use Constraints:The TIGER/Line Shapefile products are not copyrighted however TIGER/Line and Census TIGER are registered trademarks of the U.S. Census Bureau. These products are free to use in a product or publication, however acknowledgement must be given to the U.S. Census Bureau as the source. The boundary information in the TIGER/Line Shapefiles are for statistical data collection and tabulation purposes only; their depiction and designation for statistical purposes does not constitute a determination of jurisdictional authority or rights of ownership or entitlement and they are not legal land descriptions.Coordinates in the TIGER/Line shapefiles have six implied decimal places, but the positional accuracy of these coordinates is not as great as the six decimal places suggest.
Bbox East Long 179.859681
Bbox North Lat 71.439786
Bbox South Lat -14.601813
Bbox West Long -179.231086
Coupled Resource
Frequency Of Update notPlanned
Graphic Preview Description URL for the TigerWeb Web Mapping Service
Graphic Preview File https://tigerweb.geo.census.gov/arcgis/services/TIGERweb/tigerWMS_ACS2017/MapServer/WmsServer?REQUEST=GetMap&SERVICE=WMS&VERSION=1.3.0&LAYERS=States,States Labels&STYLES=default,default&FORMAT=image/svg+xml&BGCOLOR=0xFFFFFF&TRANSPARENT=TRUE&CRS=EPSG:4326&BBOX=32.860571,-113.5097542,46.389131,-113.509754&WIDTH=891&HEIGHT=751
Graphic Preview Type URL for the TigerWeb Web Mapping Service
Guid tl_2017_us_state.shp.iso.xml
Harvest Object Id dc723c70-6490-4e04-8f43-2d77c8172879
Harvest Source Id 99c4a86c-166f-4619-bafa-e72f95c5bb08
Harvest Source Title 2017_state
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Metadata Language
Metadata Type geospatial
Progress completed
Spatial Data Service Type
Spatial Reference System
Spatial Harvester True
Temporal Extent Begin 2016-06
Temporal Extent End 2017-05

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