Catalog of Holdings

Study Report

Study Number: ZA-020-001-1-1-United States-ICPSR-1991

Subject Area: Refernce Materials in Machine Readable Form

Bibliographic Citation: Contiguous county file, 1991:[United States].  [machine-readable data file] / U.S. Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census  [principal investigator(s)] / Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research  [distributor].

Originating Archive Number: 9835

Date Accessioned: 1/23/1996

Number of Files Received: 2

Comments: Files received via ftp.

Access Status: Access limited to UW-Madison campus

Date Ordered: 1/23/1996

Documentation: Machine-readable only.

Abstract: This file provides information on the locational relationship between counties (and statistically equivalent entities) in the United States. For purposes of this study, contiguous counties included those that were physically adjacent, those that were not physically adjacent but were connected by a major road, and those that were not physically adjacent but had significant economic ties. The file includes FIPS state and county codes, county names, and the type of relationship between contiguous counties.

UNIVERSE: Counties and statistically equivalent entities as recorded by the Census Bureau as of December 31, 1991.

EXTENT OF COLLECTION: 1 data file + machine-readable documentation (text).

DATA TYPE: geographic reference data

DATA FORMAT: LRECL

TIME PERIOD: 1991

EXTENT OF PROCESSING BY ICPSR: NONNUM/ BLANKS

Media/File Reports:

ICPSR Direct