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Data Layer GraphicTitle: "U.S. Populated Place Points" (2006)
Description: U.S. Populated Place Points represents populated places that include census designated places, consolidated cities, and incorporated places within United States identified by the U.S. Census Bureau. U.S. Populated Place Points provides locations for populated places including attributes - name, FIPS code, Census class, area, and selected demographic data.
Keywords and Themes: Demographics, Housing Units, Populated Cities, Society, Towns, Villages
Filename Prefix: places.sdc
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Mapped Drive Folder: /esri2006/data_maps/usa/census/
Total size of data files: 1.32 MB
Data Type: ESRI SDC data set
Feature Type: Point
Coordinate System: GCS_North_American_1983
Datum: North American Datum of 1983Map Units: Decimal degrees

Spatial Extent: United States
Source Scale: 1:250,000
Scale Note: Largest scale when displaying the data: 1:250,000.

Created by: ESRI
Released by: ESRI; ESRI International Distributors
Content Date: varies
Published Date: 20061001

Collection Name: ESRI® Data & Maps 2006
Physical Location: Reference GIS Data Cabinet
Call Number: G70.212 .E77 2006
Acquired Date: 20061122
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Record ID: 2771_edm06