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Federal Information Processing Standard is a standardized set of codes in the United States to ensure uniform identification of geographic entities such as counties

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Error in Converting XY Coordinates to Lat-Long Using r proj4 Library

I am trying to write a script that will allow my colleagues to easily convert XY coordinates into lat and long. The idea here is to take a spreadsheet with only X and Y available and create a new ...
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Getting a county name using a 5 digit FIPS code

Lets say I have a five digit fips code: '13245'. I have a dictionary to handle know that the 2-digit state part of the code(ex: {'GA':'13', etc...}). But I want to also get the full county name (EX: ...
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Python code for transforming lat long into FIPS codes?

I am trying to transform CSV files of lat long into FIPS codes. Does any one have a Python code that is able to do this? I have that worked then stopped working giving me an 'http 400 bad request' ...
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Seeking crosswalk of census tract to town instead of CDP?

I'm trying to match towns from a dataset to Census tracts in the year 2000, with FIPS code as a place identifier. I'm aware of http://mcdc2.missouri.edu/websas/geocorr2k.html#GFOPTS, the GeoCorr ...
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Find Mapping of Place Codes to County Codes

I have two datasets with columns described below: A list of all "place" names derived from here (US Census): And this one, a list of county FIPS codes, also derived from the US Census (here) I ...
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Finding State, County, Place, and Census Block FIPS codes from a coordinate (latitude and longitude)

I am looking for a way to gather the political areas (ie FIPS codes) from a latitude and longitude coordinate. For example, if I were to input the coordinates: 47.66955, -122.31259 (Downtown Seattle),...
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Why do St. Croix and Angaur of Virgin Islands have same FIPS code?

Could any one help me answer this. I am a non US citizen and working with d3js(geojson). I came across two locations in Virgin Islands which share the same FIPS code - St. Croix and Angaur have FIPS ...
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Is there a crosswalk table from USDA agricultural district to FIPS code?

Is there a crosswalk table from USDA agricultural district to FIPS code? USDA agricultural district https://www.nass.usda.gov/Charts_and_Maps/Crops_County/boundary_maps/asdsbig.gif I have checked ...
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Less detailed FIPS polygons?

I'm working on a project which takes the NOAA NWS alerts and places them onto a Google Map. https://alerts.weather.gov/cap/us.php?x=0 Most alerts use the FIPS or UGC codes. I don't think I need the ...
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Different FIPS Codes Versions for Counties [closed]

I am a SQL guy writing queries for supply chain consultants. I know little about FIPS. I found in our database, at least three versions of FIPS code for counties. The number of FIPS are from 3100 to ...
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Tract FIPS code from commuter survey, missing record in Census TIGER table

The U.S. Department of Transportation published 2006-2010 tract-to-tract commute survey data (https://www.fhwa.dot.gov/planning/census_issues/ctpp/data_products/2006-2010_tract_flows/). The survey ...
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What is the naming convention used for US blockgroups codes?

I was looking at the naming convention for US blockgroups but could not find and reliable documentation for it. US Census website mentioned somewhere that the 5 digit US county code can be split as ...
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Identify a Massachusetts Municipality from address

I am trying to create or utilize a lookup table to identify which Massachusetts Municipality my address is in. Do you know of an online resource available, or a way to identify the municiaplity uses ...
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Is there a publicly available dataset that I can use that links 9 digit zipcodes with counties and states?

I have a dataset which has 9 digit zipcodes and I am trying to match these to the state and county FIPS codes. Is there a publicly available dataset that will allow me to do this?
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FIPS Crosswalk for Census Places

Where can I find a comprehensive crosswalk for FIPS codes at the Place level? I need to match Census Places from different data sets spanning the period 1980-2010, where each data set is using FIPS ...
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Georeferencing 1990 U.S. county names / FIPS for CartoDB?

I have a data table with columns of county and state names as well as FIPS codes for 1990 U.S. counties. I cannot easily merge shape data into the data (e.g. the Census ones), but CartoDB does not ...
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Standard for identifying cities?

I was doing a research project a little while ago and found out about FIPS 6-4 which is used to identify counties in the United States. I also understand that this standard is a bit out of date. Is ...
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Local geolocation to FIPS county using Latitude and Longitude

I millions of lat,long pairs and I want to convert to FIPS county codes that match with the US census data. In the past I used the census block api but that is too slow for the amount of numbers that ...
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Where can I find city area data for the US?

Where can I find (on the site of a US government agency, I assume) raw data for the sizes of cities that I can programmatically process? Data indexed by FIPS place codes (i.e. those found here) would ...