california major cities

Data format: Shapefile

File or table name: cities_dtl

Coordinate system: Geographic

Theme keywords: location, cities, towns, populated places

Abstract: Major cities and towns in California taken from the U.S. National Atlas.

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Identification Information:


Citation:
Citation information:
Originators: National Atlas of the United States and the United States Geological Survey, ESRI


Title:
california major cities
*File or table name: cities_dtl


Publication date: 20021201
Edition: 2003
*Geospatial data presentation form: vector digital data


Series information:
Series name: ESRI Data & Maps
Issue identification: 2003

Publication information:
Publication place: Redlands, California, USA
Publisher: ESRI

Other citation details:
Location: \usa


Online linkage: http://gis.napa.ca.gov/giscatalog/catalog.asp


Description:
Abstract:
Major cities and towns in California taken from the U.S. National Atlas.

Purpose:
This layer provides information about the locations, names, and populations of major cities and towns in California for conducting geographic analysis on national and large regional scales.

Supplemental information:
Largest scale when displaying the data: 1:2,000,000.

*Language of dataset: en


Time period of content:
Time period information:
Multiple dates/times:
Single date/time:
Calendar date: 1972-2000
Single date/time:
Calendar date: 1998
Single date/time:
Calendar date: 1990

Currentness reference:
publication date: 1972-2000, 1998; ground condition: 1990

Status:
Progress: Complete
Maintenance and update frequency: Matches software update releases

Spatial domain:
Bounding coordinates:
*West bounding coordinate: -174.198761
*East bounding coordinate: 178.874603
*North bounding coordinate: 71.290062
*South bounding coordinate: 17.711706

Local bounding coordinates:
*Left bounding coordinate: -174.198761
*Right bounding coordinate: 178.874603
*Top bounding coordinate: 71.290062
*Bottom bounding coordinate: 17.711706

Keywords:
Theme:
Theme keywords: location
Theme keyword thesaurus: ISO 19115 Topic Category

Theme:
Theme keywords: cities, towns, populated places
Theme keyword thesaurus: none

Place:
Place keywords: California, United States
Place keyword thesaurus: None

Temporal:
Temporal keywords: 1998, 1990

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Point of contact:
Contact information:
Contact organization primary:
Contact person: Data Team
Contact organization: ESRI

Contact address:
Address type: mailing and physical address
Address:
380 New York Street
City: Redlands
State or province: California
Postal code: 92373-8100
Country: USA

Contact voice telephone: 909-793-2853
Contact facsimile telephone: 909-793-5953


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*Native dataset format: Shapefile
*Native data set environment:
Microsoft Windows 2000 Version 5.0 (Build 2195) Service Pack 2; ESRI ArcCatalog 8.2.0.700


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Data Quality Information:


Logical consistency report:
No duplicate features are present.

Completeness report:
After processing, the data set is checked for drawing display and number of records and file sizes compared with source materials.

Positional accuracy:
Horizontal positional accuracy:
Horizontal positional accuracy report:
The geospatial part of this data set was originally extracted from the USGS 1:2,000,000-scale Digital Line Graphs (DLG) - Manmade Features.  The horizontal positional accuracy is about 2 kilometers.

Lineage:
Source information:
Source citation:
Citation information:
Originators: National Atlas of the United States and the U.S. Geological Survey


Title:
cities and towns of the united states


Publication date: 20001106
Geospatial data presentation form: vector digital data


Publication information:
Publication place: Reston, Virginia, USA
Publisher: U.S. Geological Survey

Other citation details:
The data set was downloaded from the web site in August 2002.


Online linkage: http://www.nationalatlas.gov/atlasftp.html


Source scale denominator: Unknown
Type of source media: online
Source citation abbreviation:
National Atlas
Source contribution:
Attribute and geospatial data

Source time period of content:
Time period information:
Multiple dates/times:
Single date/time:
Calendar date: 1972-2000
Single date/time:
Calendar date: 1998
Single date/time:
Calendar date: 1990

Source currentness reference:
publication date: 1972-2000, 1998: ground condition: 1990

Process step:
Process description:
Digitized place names from the 1970 National Atlas of the United States were compared with U.S. Census Bureau place names from the Codes for Named Populated Places (FIPS 55-DC3). Where there were discrepancies, names from the Geographic Names Information System were used. A small number of places could not be assigned FIPS-55-DC3 codes and were removed from the data set. Minor positional corrections were also made.

No spatial data was changed in Cities and Towns of the United States 1998. The following edits were made to the Cities and Towns of the United States 1998 attribute data base file. In the Feature field, inconsistencies were removed and the population ranges were corrected as necessary to match the 1990 population information in the Pop field. Unnecessary fields were deleted (Idnum, Capcode, Stid). Fields were added for State, State_Fips, and County. Lakewood Center, Washington was changed to Lakewood, Washington with a population of 58412. Incorrect population information for Lakewood, Snohomish County was deleted. Boise City, Idaho was changed to Boise, Idaho.
 
Points generated from the U.S. Gazetteer Place File 1990 text file were added to Cities and Towns of the United States 2000; points with duplicate FIPS55 codes were removed. County, State, and FIPS data from Cities and Towns of the United States 2000 were compared and corrected, if necessary, with data from FIPS55-3 index, and with the populated place text file (pop_places_deci) from the Geographic Names Information System anonymous ftp site. Remaining incorporated and Census Designated Places (CDP's) from Geographic Names Information System were added; all unincorporated and non-CDP places were then removed from Cities and Towns of the United States 2000. A few populated places in high density areas were filtered out. Population data from the Population Estimates for Places: July 1, 1998, and Population Change: April 1, 1990 to July 1, 1998 and U.S. Gazetteer Place File 1990 files were added to Cities and Towns of the United States 2000 (a population value of -99999 was used where population data was not available). Some places were updated with new FIPS55 codes since the last online release (1998). Minor positional corrections were made using Hydrography Features of the United States and County Boundaries of the United States as references. A display attribute, based on population size and distance to nearest town, was added to determine which place names will be shown at the most detailed scale on the National Atlas interactive map browser.

Process software and version: ArcView GIS 3
Process date: 200011


Source produced citation abbreviation:
National Atlas


Process step:
Process description:
The following steps were performed by ESRI: Downloaded the ArcView Shapefile version of the data, citiesx020.tar.gz, from http://www.nationalatlas.gov/atlasftp.html and extracted it. Removed unneeded attributes. Combined the values from POP_RANGE_ and FEATURE attributes and put the values into the FEATURE attribute. Recoded POP_98 attribute values of -99999 to 0. Created ArcView legend file (.avl), ArcGIS layer file (.lyr) file, projection file (.prj), and spatial indices.

Process software and version: ArcView GIS 3, ArcGIS 8
Process date: 20021018


Source used citation abbreviation:
national atlas


Process step:
Process description:
Metadata imported.

Process date: 20021018


Source used citation abbreviation:
c:\temp\cal_cities.xml


Process step:
Process description:
Dataset copied.

Process date: 20021018


Source used citation abbreviation:


Process step:
Process description:
Dataset copied.

Process date: 20110114
Process time: 11313600


Source used citation abbreviation:
server=gisdata_test; service=sde:sqlserver:gisdata_test; database=maingis; user=gis; version=sde.default


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Spatial Data Organization Information:


*Direct spatial Rreference method: Vector


Point and vector object information:
ESRI terms description:
*Name: cal_cities
*ESRI feature type: Simple
*ESRI feature geometry:
*ESRI topology: FALSE
*ESRI feature count: 1381
*Spatial index: TRUE
*Linear referencing: FALSE


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Spatial Reference Information:


Horizontal coordinate system definition:
Coordinate system name:
*Geographic coordinate system name: GCS_North_American_1983

Geographic:
*Latitude resolution: 0.000001
*Longitude resolution: 0.000001
*Geographic coordinate units: Decimal degrees

Geodetic model:
*Horizontal datum name: North American Datum of 1983
*Ellipsoid name: Geodetic Reference System 80
*Semi-major axis: 6378137.000000
*Denominator of flattening ratio: 298.257222

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Entity and Attribute Information:


Detailed description:
*Name: cal_cities


Entity type:
Entity type label: california major cities
*Entity type type: Feature Class
*Entity type count: 1381
Entity type definition:
The points represent cities and towns in the State of California .
Entity type definition source:
Dataset developer

Attribute:
*Attribute label: OBJECTID
*Attribute alias: OBJECTID
*Attribute definition:
Internal feature number.
*Attribute definition source:
ESRI

*Attribute type: OID
*Attribute width: 4
*Attribute precision: 10
*Attribute scale: 0


Attribute domain values:
*Unrepresentable domain:
Sequential unique whole numbers that are automatically generated.


Attribute:
*Attribute label: Shape
*Attribute alias: Shape
*Attribute definition:
Feature geometry.
*Attribute definition source:
ESRI

*Attribute type: Geometry
*Attribute width: 4
*Attribute precision: 0
*Attribute scale: 0


Attribute domain values:
*Unrepresentable domain:
Coordinates defining the features.


Attribute:
*Attribute label: FEATURE
*Attribute alias: FEATURE
Attribute definition:
The population range of the city or town, and level of government of the city or town.
Attribute definition source:
National Atlas of the United States and the United States Geological Survey

*Attribute type: String
*Attribute width: 60
*Attribute precision: 0
*Attribute scale: 0


Attribute domain values:
Enumerated domain:
Enumerated domain value: Population - Less than 10,000; 10,000 to 49,999; 50,000 to 99,999; 100,000 to 249,999; 250,000 to 499,999; 500,000 to 999,999; 1,000,000 to 9,999,999. Level of government: County Seat; State Capital; State Capital Country Seat; National Capital.
Enumerated domain value definition:
The listing of population ranges and levels of government.
Enumerated domain value definition source:
National Atlas of the United States and the United States Geological Survey

Attribute:
*Attribute label: NAME
*Attribute alias: NAME
Attribute definition:
The name of the city or town.
Attribute definition source:
National Atlas of the United States and the United States Geological Survey

*Attribute type: String
*Attribute width: 48
*Attribute precision: 0
*Attribute scale: 0


Attribute domain values:
Codeset Ddomain:
Codeset name: Geographic Names Information System
Codeset source: United States Geological Survey

Attribute:
*Attribute label: FIPS
*Attribute alias: FIPS
Attribute definition:
The combined state and county FIPS code (five-digit number). The combined code uniquely identifies the county in which the city or town is located.
Attribute definition source:
Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology

*Attribute type: String
*Attribute width: 5
*Attribute precision: 0
*Attribute scale: 0


Attribute domain values:
Codeset Ddomain:
Codeset name: Federal Information Processing Standards
Codeset source: National Institute of Standards and Technology

Attribute:
*Attribute label: FIPS55
*Attribute alias: FIPS55
Attribute definition:
The FIPS code (five-digit number) for named populated places (city or town).
Attribute definition source:
Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology

*Attribute type: String
*Attribute width: 5
*Attribute precision: 0
*Attribute scale: 0


Attribute domain values:
Codeset Ddomain:
Codeset name: Federal Information Processing Standards PUB 55-DC3
Codeset source: National Institute of Standards and Technology

Attribute:
*Attribute label: POP_98
*Attribute alias: POP_98
Attribute definition:
The 1998 estimated population of the city or town. (A 1990 population value may be available for places where the 1998 estimated population value is unknown.)
Attribute definition source:
National Atlas of the United States and the United States Geological Survey

*Attribute type: Integer
*Attribute width: 4
*Attribute precision: 10
*Attribute scale: 0


Attribute domain values:
Enumerated domain:
Enumerated domain value: 0
Enumerated domain value definition:
The population is unknown.
Enumerated domain value definition source:
ESRI

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Distribution Information:


Distributor:
Contact information:
Contact organization primary:
Contact organization: ESRI; ESRI International Distributors

Contact address:
Address type: mailing and physical address
Address:
380 New York Street
City: Redlands
State or province: California
Postal code: 92373-8100
Country: USA

Contact voice telephone: 800-447-9778


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Metadata Reference Information:


*Metadata date: 20090223
Metadata review date: 20040728


*Language of metadata: en


Metadata contact:
Contact information:
Contact organization primary:
Contact person: Data Team
Contact organization: ESRI

Contact address:
Address type: mailing and physical address
Address:
380 New York Street
City: Redlands
State or province: California
Postal code: 92373-8100
Country: USA

Contact voice telephone: 909-793-2853
Contact facsimile telephone: 909-793-5953


Contact electronic mail address: info@esri.com


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*Metadata standard name: FGDC Content Standards for Digital Geospatial Metadata
*Metadata standard version: FGDC-STD-001-1998
*Metadata time convention: local time


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