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TIGERweb, 2017, Series Information for the TIGERweb, Web Mapping Service and REST files

Metadata Updated: May 25, 2023

TIGERweb allows the viewing of TIGER spatial data online and for TIGER data to be streamed to your mapping application. TIGERweb consists of a web mapping service and a REST service.

      Thew web mapping service is an Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) service that allows users to visualize our TIGER
      (Topologically Integrated Geographic Encoding and Referencing database) data. This service consists of two
      applications and eight services. The applications allow users to select features and view their attributes, to search
      for features by name or geocode, and to identify features by selecting them from a map. The TIGERweb applications are a
      simple way to view our TIGER data without having to download the data. The web Mapping services provide a simple HTTP
      interface for requesting geo-registered map images from our geospatial database. It allows users to
      produce maps containing TIGERweb layers with layers from other servers. TIGERweb consists of
      the following two applications and eight  services: 
      Applications: TIGERweb,  TIGERweb Decennial
      Services: Current,  ACS16, ACS15, ACS14, ACS13, Econ12, Census 2010 (for the TIGERweb application), Physical Features (for the TIGERweb application),
      Census 2010 (for the TIGERweb Decennial application), Census 2000 and Physical Features (for the TIGERweb Decennial application)

      The REST service is a way for Web clients to communicate with geographic information system (GIS) servers through Representational
      State Transfer (REST) technology. It allows users to interface with the REST server with structured URLs using a computer language like PYTHON or JAVA. The
      server responds with map images, text-based geographic information, or other resources that satisfy the request. There are three groups of services: 
      TIGERweb, TIGERweb Generalized and TIGERweb Decennial. TIGERweb consists of boundaries as of January 1, 2016 while TIGERweb Decennial consists of boundaries
      as they were of January 1, 2010. TIGERweb Generalized is specifically designed for small-scale thematic mapping.

     The following REST services are offered for both groups:
      American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian Areas
      Census Regions and Divisions
      Census Tracts and Blocks
      Legislative Areas 
      Metropolitan and Micropolitan Statistical Areas and Related Statistical Areas
      Places and County Subdivisions
      PUMAs, UGAs and ZCTAs
      School Districts
      States and Counties
      Urban Areas

      The following services are only offered in TIGERweb and TIGERweb Decennial:
       Military and Other Special Land Use Areas
       Transportation (Roads and Railroads)
       Tribal Census Tracts and Block Groups

      The following services is only offered in  TIGERweb Generalized:  
       Places and County Subdivisions (Economic Places)

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Metadata Date March 10, 2017
Metadata Created Date December 2, 2020
Metadata Updated Date May 25, 2023
Reference Date(s) 2013 (publication)
Frequency Of Update notPlanned

Metadata Source

Harvested from TIGERWeb

Additional Metadata

Resource Type Series
Metadata Date March 10, 2017
Metadata Created Date December 2, 2020
Metadata Updated Date May 25, 2023
Reference Date(s) 2013 (publication)
Responsible Party Unknown
Contact Email
Guid TigerWebSeriesCollection.xml
Category Tag 16E15F51 D96E 4051 9124 75665Abdc6Ff ["Pacific Islands","Hawaii","Education","K-12","Energy Infrastructure","Transportation","Transportation Network"]
Access Constraints Access Constraints: None, Distribution Liability: No warranty, expressed or implied is made with regard to the accuracy of these data, and no liability is assumed by the U.S. Government in general or the U.S. Census Bureau in specific as to the spatial or attribute accuracy of the data. The act of distribution shall not constitute any such warranty and no responsibility is assumed by the U.S. government in the use of these files. The boundary information in the TIGER/Line Shapefiles is for statistical data collection and tabulation purposes only; their depiction and designation for statistical purposes do not constitute a determination of jurisdictional authority or rights of ownership or entitlement and they are not legal land descriptions.
Bbox East Long 179.859681
Bbox North Lat 71.441059
Bbox South Lat -14.601813
Bbox West Long -179.231086
Collection Metadata true
Coupled Resource
Frequency Of Update notPlanned
Harvest Object Id dc7ab6ca-17a4-4487-959b-7b52776df879
Harvest Source Id dcec8f70-056a-48b7-9509-76a4e2245f42
Harvest Source Title TIGERWeb
Metadata Language eng; US
Metadata Type geospatial
Old Spatial {"type": "Polygon", "coordinates": [[[-179.231086, -14.601813], [179.859681, -14.601813], [179.859681, 71.441059], [-179.231086, 71.441059], [-179.231086, -14.601813]]]}
Progress completed
Spatial Data Service Type
Spatial Reference System
Spatial Harvester True
Temporal Extent Begin 2010-01
Temporal Extent End 2015-01

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