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Pima County Colonias

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Descriptive namePima County Colonias
File namecolonias
Spatial domainPima County
AbstractHUD defines a colonia as an unincorporated community within 150 miles of U.S.-Mexico border, population <10,000 that is low and very low income,lacks safe,sanitary and sound housing, as well as services such as potable water, adequate sewage & drainage. See more information.
Known errors/qualificationsLine work came from Community Services. Updates go to Jan Louis Argilagos
Dept of Housing & Urban Development,
Southwest Border Colonias & Migrant/Farmworker Initiative
(202) 708-3086 x3314 as lat/long decimal degrees.
Feature typepolygon
Feature count 17
Thumbnail Map colonias.pdf PDF file format   (429,361 bytes, PDF created 07/19/2022 )
ProjectionNAD83 HPGN (Parameters)
Rectificationsource map
Field/value metadata Field metadata
Source organizationCommunity Services
Source contactDaniel Tylutki
Source document or file namecolonias.shp
Source date20060710
Source scale 1:24,000
Source formatShape
Date of last data update
(This date may not be current.)
Last data update byFelipe Morales
Date/time last touched - Meaning? 2021-05-03  12:26 AM - Enterprise GDB
  2021-05-03  12:26 AM - Shapefile - Library input format
  See coverage files, if any, for date.
LineageThis data layer initiated by Pima County Community Services. Added Arivaca 10/27/2008.
Added small triangle at I-10 & Tangerine as 'Rillito' 8/8/13
Deleted 4 island polygons 5/1/18
On maintenance?No
Maintenance organization
Maintenance description
Original conversion byJR
Pima County ITD GIS contactFelipe Morales
Alternate Pima County ITD GIS contacte-mail address
On  Pima County Geospatial Data Portal? No

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