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Metadata: 2010 Minnesota Counties

2010 Minnesota Counties

This page last updated: 03/06/2010
Metadata created using Minnesota Geographic Metadata Guidelines


Metadata Summary

Originator Legislative Coordinating Commission - GIS Office
Abstract A polygon dataset for Minnesota counties
Browse Graphic View a sample of the data.
Time Period of Content Date 2011
Currentness Reference Data current as of 2010 Census Bureau TIGER line file publication
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints None
Distributor Organization LCC-GIS
Ordering Instructions This data set is distributed on the internet by clicking below after 'Online Linkage'. Doing so will tell your browser to start downloading a self extracting 'ZIP' file which will contain the following:

county2010.shx
county2010.sbn
county2010.sbx
county2010.shp
county2010.dbf
county2010.shp.xml
county2010.prj


After downloading this self extracting 'zip' file (which will have an '.exe' extension), simply execute (run) the file. Doing this will automatically extract the files described above. You can then delete file types that you do not need, if any.
Online Linkage Click here to download data. (See Ordering Instructions above for details.) By clicking here, you agree to the notice in "Distribution Liability" in Section 6 of this metadata.

Full Metadata

2010 Minnesota Counties

Go to Section:
1. Identification Information
2. Data Quality Information
3. Spatial Data Organization Information
4. Spatial Reference Information
5. Entity and Attribute Information
6. Distribution Information
7. Metadata Reference Information

 
Section 1 Identification Information   Top of page
Originator Legislative Coordinating Commission - GIS Office
Title 2010 Minnesota Counties
Abstract A polygon dataset for Minnesota counties
Purpose This database of Minnesota county boundaries was developed from U.S. Census Bureau 2010 TIGER/Line files as part of the most recent redistricting effort.
Time Period of Content Date 2010
Currentness Reference Data current as of 2010 Census Bureau TIGER line file publication
Progress Complete
Maintenance and Update Frequency As needed
Spatial Extent of Data State of Minnesota
Bounding Coordinates -97.5
-89.0
49.5
43.0
Place Keywords Minnesota, MN
Theme Keywords boundaries, county, counties, county boundaries, boundary
Theme Keyword Thesaurus ISO 19115 Topic Category
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints None
Contact Person Information Lee Meilleur, Director
LCC-GIS Office
100 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Suite 55
St. Paul, MN 55155
Phone: 651-296-0098
FAX: 651-297-3699
E-mail:
Browse Graphic View a sample of the data.
Browse Graphic File Description Statewide view
Associated Data Sets

 
Section 2 Data Quality Information Top of full metadata Top of page
Attribute Accuracy
Logical Consistency
Completeness County boundaries are complete statewide
Horizontal Positional Accuracy
Lineage Census Bureau TIGER/Line File, Version 2010
After the data was received from the Census Bureau, Legislative GIS staff added/standardized the attribute items, and created Maptitude Caliper files that were converted to ESRI Shapefiles. More information about the PL-94-171 data can be found at http://www.census.gov/
Source Scale Denominator
 
Section 3 Spatial Data Organization Information Top of full metadata Top of page
Native Data Set Environment Maptitude 6.0
Geographic Reference for Tabular Data
Spatial Object Type Vector
Vendor Specific Object Types arc, polygon
Tiling Scheme State
 
Section 4 Spatial Reference Information Top of full metadata Top of page
Horizontal Coordinate Scheme UTM
Ellipsoid GRS80
Horizontal Datum NAD83
Horizontal Units Meters
Distance Resolution
UTM Zone Number 15
Map Projection Name Transverse Mercator
 
Section 5 Entity and Attribute Information Top of full metadata Top of page
Entity and Attribute Overview ''ID'' Identification Code
''AREA''
''COUNTY'' FIPS County Code
''NAME'' Name of Geographic Area
''POP2000'' Population 2000
''POPULATION'' Population 2010
''HISPANIC_O'' Hispanic Origin
''NH_WHT'' Non-Hispanic White
''NH_DOJ_BLK'' Non-Hispanic (Department of Justice) Black
''NH_DOJ_IND'' Non-Hispanic (Department of Justice) Indian
''NH_DOJ_ASN'' Non-Hispanic (Department of Justice) Asian
''NH_DOJ_HWN'' Non-Hispanic (Department of Justice) Hawaiian
''NH_DOJ_OTH'' Non-Hispanic (Department of Justice) Other Race
''NH_DOJ_OT1'' Non-Hispanic (Department of Justice) Other Multi Race
''F18_POP_20'' 18+ Population 2000
''F18_POP'' 18+ Population 2010
''H18_POP'' 18+ Hispanic
''NH18_WHT'' 18+ Non-Hispanic White
''NH18_DOJ_B'' 18+ Non-Hispanic (Department of Justice) Black
''NH18_DOJ_I'' 18+ Non-Hispanic (Department of Justice) Indian
''NH18_DOJ_A'' 18+ Non-Hispanic (Department of Justice) Asian
''NH18_DOJ_H'' 18+ Non-Hispanic (Department of Justice) Hawaiian
''NH18_DOJ_O'' 18+ Non-Hispanic (Department of Justice) Other Race
''NH18_DOJ_1'' 18+ Non-Hispanic (Department of Justice) Other Multi Race
Entity and Attribute Detailed Citation
 
Section 6 Distribution Information Top of full metadata Top of page
Publisher LCC-GIS Office
Publication Date 03/06/2012
Contact Person Information Lee Meilleur
Director
LCC-GIS
100 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Suite 55
St. Paul, MN 55155
Phone: 651-296-0098
FAX: 651-297-3699
E-mail:
Distributor's Data Set Identifier county2010
Distribution Liability The Geographic Information System (GIS) Data to which this notice is attached are made available pursuant to the Minnesota Government Data Practices Act (Minnesota Statutes Chapter 13). THE GIS DATA ARE PROVIDED TO YOU AS IS AND WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY AS TO THEIR PERFORMANCE, MERCHANTABILITY, OR FITNESS FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE. The GIS Data were developed by the LCC - GIS Office for its own internal business purposes. The LCC - GIS Office does not represent or warrant that the GIS Data or the data documentation are error-free, complete, current, or accurate. You are responsible for any consequences resulting from your use of the GIS Data or your reliance on the GIS Data. You should consult the data documentation for this particular GIS Data to determine the limitations of the GIS Data and the precision with which the GIS Data may depict distance, direction, location, or other geographic features. If you transmit or provide the GIS Data (or any portion of it) to another user, the GIS Data must include a copy of this disclaimer.
Transfer Format Name Shapefile
Transfer Format Version Number
Transfer Size 950KB
Ordering Instructions This data set is distributed on the internet by clicking below after 'Online Linkage'. Doing so will tell your browser to start downloading a self extracting 'ZIP' file which will contain the following:

county2010.shx
county2010.sbn
county2010.sbx
county2010.shp
county2010.dbf
county2010.shp.xml
county2010.prj


After downloading this self extracting 'zip' file (which will have an '.exe' extension), simply execute (run) the file. Doing this will automatically extract the files described above. You can then delete file types that you do not need, if any.
Online Linkage Click here to download data. (See Ordering Instructions above for details.) By clicking here, you agree to the notice in "Distribution Liability" above.
 
Section 7 Metadata Reference Information Top of full metadata Top of page
Metadata Date 03/06/2012
Contact Person Information Lee Meilleur, Director
LCC-GIS
100 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Suite 55
St. Paul, MN 55155
Phone: 651-296-0098
FAX: 651-297-3699
E-mail:
Metadata Standard Name Minnesota Geographic Metadata Guidelines
Metadata Standard Version 1.2
Metadata Standard Online Linkage http://www.lmic.state.mn.us/gc/stds/metadata.htm

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