Pima County Geographic Information Systems logo

GIS Library Contents - Metadata

Geographic Place Names for Arizona (USGS)

Layer Thumbnail Map

This metadata information is subject to our disclaimer. Metadata information presented here is maintained manually. Therefore, date-sensitive fields such as feature count and date of last update may not be up-to-date. All metadata is subject to errors inherent in a manual process.


Descriptive nameGeographic Place Names for Arizona (USGS)
File nameazgeonam
Spatial domainArizona
AbstractGeographic Place Names originates from USGS Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). These are federally recognized names for locations within Arizona.

This layer includes many types of locations in numerous categories defined by the CLASS field. A reasonable selection of cities, towns, and community places is displayed by filtering with CLASS = 'ppl' as displayed on our Arizona MapGuide Map Geographic Locations layer.
Known errors/qualificationsThis data is believed to be from the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS),
http://geonames.usgs.gov/domestic/

The National Atlas site at http://nationalatlas.gov/mld/citiesx.html may also be relaeted or helpful.
Feature typepoint
Feature count 39,093
Thumbnail Map azgeonam.pdf PDF file format   (1,159,574 bytes, PDF created 07/19/2022 )
ProjectionNAD83 HPGN (Parameters)
Rectificationunknown
Field/value metadata Field metadata
Source organizationUSGS
Source contactWebsite
Source document or file namehttp://geonames.usgs.gov/domestic/
Source date20030328
Source scale
Source formatShape
Date of last data update
(This date may not be current.)
20030328
Last data update byMark Probstfeld
Date/time last touched - Meaning? 2021-03-03  10:32 PM - Enterprise GDB
  2021-03-03  10:32 PM - Shapefile - Library input format
  See coverage files, if any, for date.
Lineage
On maintenance?No
Maintenance organization
Maintenance description
Original conversion byJack Lloyd
Pima County ITD GIS contactMark Probstfeld
Alternate Pima County ITD GIS contacte-mail address
On  Pima County Geospatial Data Portal? No

See Metadata Field Descriptions.
Back button GIS Library Data Layer Metadata search page.