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I have a boundary shapefile of a city with 19 district boundaries, and I need to reflect some changes and create 16 districts instead.

Boundaries I want to merge are all neighboring districts (two neighboring districts need to become one).

I'm a beginner so I'm not sure what I should be doing to get at this, please give me some advice! I'm using ArcMap 10.5

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  • Which GIS application are you using?
    – whyzar
    Commented May 26, 2017 at 14:53
  • @whyzar Arcmap 10.5
    – halo09876
    Commented May 26, 2017 at 14:54
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    – Midavalo
    Commented May 26, 2017 at 14:57
  • Are you adjusting the position of the boundaries at all, or are you just wanting to merge existing polygons?
    – Midavalo
    Commented May 26, 2017 at 14:57
  • @Midavalo Just merging, about 3 pairs in total
    – halo09876
    Commented May 26, 2017 at 15:03

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Start Editing

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Select two districts you want to merge into one, and from the Editor toolbar menu select "Merge"

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A dialog will appear for you to select which record to copy attributes from - select the one you want to keep attributes and click OK

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Your selected polygons will now be merged. Repeat for the other districts you would like to merge.

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  • Thank you so much for the detailed response, I managed to do it!! thank you x 1000
    – halo09876
    Commented May 26, 2017 at 17:34

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