U.S. State Boundaries

Metadata Updated: October 5, 2018

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.

Access & Use Information

Public: This dataset is intended for public access and use. License: No license information was provided. If this work was prepared by an officer or employee of the United States government as part of that person's official duties it is considered a U.S. Government Work.

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Dates

Metadata Created Date May 27, 2016
Metadata Updated Date October 5, 2018

Metadata Source

Harvested from DHS datajson source

Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date May 27, 2016
Metadata Updated Date October 5, 2018
Publisher Under Secretary / Management
Unique Identifier 2766
Maintainer
HIFLD HIFLD (MGMT)
Maintainer Email
Public Access Level public
Accesslevelcomment American Samoa, Northern Mariana Islands, United States, Puerto Rico, & U.S Virgin Islands
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Schema Version https://project-open-data.cio.gov/v1.1/schema
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Harvest Source Id bd9faa28-bbb6-45f3-a4f0-d302a4a61802
Harvest Source Title DHS datajson source
Data Last Modified 2018-07-03
Program Code 024:000
Source Datajson Identifier True
Source Hash 0a7e3bf8bd842fbfd9caa32c329064ccfada58da
Source Schema Version 1.1

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