GIS Lookup: Detailed Data Layer Listing

Data Layer GraphicTitle: "Municipal Boundaries" (2006)
Description: The North Carolina Department of Transportation - GIS Unit developed the digital GIS Municipal Boundaries - Powell Bill 2006 data set from the 2006 Powell Bill boundaries which incorporated municipalities in North Carolina that participate in the Powell Bill Program are required to submit to NCDOT on a regular basis. Boundaries of municipalities which do not participate in the Powell Bill Program are also included in the layer. These boundaries are periodically updated from maps and GIS data submitted by the local towns or counties to the North Carolina Department of Transportation - GIS Unit. Sources for the boundaries vary in scale and format based on what was supplied. This data were created to assist governmental agencies and others in making resource management decisions through use of a Geographic Information System (GIS). Municipal boundaries are recognized as a base cartographic layer for location analysis.
Keywords and Themes: Boundaries, Cities, Incorporated Towns, Municipal Government, Powell Bill, Towns
Filename Prefix: mbpow
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Mapped Drive Folder: /cgia83/ncom200803/
Total size of data files: 3.5 MB
Data Type: Shapefile
Feature Type: Polygon
Coordinate System: NAD_1983_StatePlane_North_Carolina_FIPS_3200
Datum: North American Datum of 1983Map Units: meters

Spatial Extent: North Carolina
Source Scale: varies - see metadata

Created by: The North Carolina Department of Transportation Geographic Information Systems Unit
Released by: NC CGIA via NC
Content Date: varies - see metadata
Published Date: 2007 June

Collection Name: NC OneMap - 3/25/2008
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Acquired Date: Downloaded Mar 25, 2008
Distribution Restrictions: Public Domain

Note: Public download and possible updated data are available from NC OneMap

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Record ID: 3323_NCOM