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Urban Areas [ubddmmyy]

Description Valid Date Available Version(s) Size (bytes) #Records Documentaton
Urban areas of U.S. 20 March 2007 Download Compressed Shapefile 14,554,574 Change Log Metadata

File Specifications:

Filename: ubddmmyy.shp/shx/dbf where .shp, .shx and .dbf are the extensions of the 3 component files of the shapefile and .prj is the projection file
Shapefile Type: polygon
Source : Census TIGER, NWS
Last Modified : 18 October 2007

file suffixsize [bytes]


# records:24,237
field name type width,dec description
FPL  character unique identifier of area
FIPS  character [ssccc] FIPS Code for state/county 
CWA  character CWA in which area exists
NAME  character 72  Name of area
State  character State Abbreviation
LON  numeric  10,5 Longitude of Centroid [decimal degrees]
LAT  numeric  9,5  Latitude of Centroid [decimal degrees]


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