A collection of various GIS related links, information and other GIS blogs.
Sunday, January 27, 2008
Census Data - Shapefiles
Census data are now available as Shapefiles. Take a look at the TIGER®, TIGER/Line® and TIGER®-Related Products page for links to products. What is a TIGER file? It stands for: Topologically Integrated Geographic Encoding and Referencing system Some history and general information on the future of the TIGER file can be found here: http://www.census.gov/geo/www/tiger/future/future_tl.html