File:USA Counties with FIPS and names.svg

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Notice This is only valid up until January 2013 when Petersburg Borough, Alaska was created.
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A blank map of United States counties. Every county's object in this SVG has its FIPS code in the object id field, with the county name and 2-letter postal state abbreviation in the title field. In cases where there is a county in a state that also has a county-equivalent city of the same name, "Co." is appended to the county name. In all other cases, "County", "Parish", "Borough", or other county equivalent is omitted from the name. This file includes the FIPS codes changes and county name updates to Kusilvak, AK (FIPS - 02158) & Oglala Lakota, SD (FIPS - 46102) as of 2015 per census.gov: https://www.census.gov/geo/reference/county-changes.html

Examples of id and fields:

Mercer Co., New Jersey
id="34021"
title="Mercer, NJ"
St. Louis, Missouri
This is a city and county:
id="29510"
title="St._Louis, MO"
St. Louis Co., Missouri
This is an adjacent county separate from the city of St. Louis:
id="29089"
title="St. Louis County, MO".

In this file, the id is meant for machine processing, and the title is meant for human consumption. As SVG files are easily parseable and readable text files, it is fairly simple to write a program or script that creates a copy of this map with the color of certain counties based on some datum, such as population density, e.g. Much such data includes FIPS codes, which provides an easy and fool-proof way to identify the associated SVG object in the map.

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current03:39, 15 October 2018Thumbnail for version as of 03:39, 15 October 2018555 × 352 (750 KB)Drmccreedy (talk | contribs)Changed titles: Dona Ana, NM => Doña Ana, NM; Donough, IL => McDonough, IL; Fairbanks North Stark, AK => Fairbanks North Star, AK; Grand Treverse, MI => Grand Traverse, MI; Grand, SD => Grant, SD; Guadelupe, NM => Guadalupe, NM; Kingsburg, SD => Kingsbury, SD; La Salle, LA => LaSalle, LA; McKinely, NM => McKinley, NM; San Franciso, CA => San Francisco, CA; SE Fairbanks, AK => Southeast Fairbanks, AK; Worth, NO => Worth, MO; Yukon-Koyukuk, AL => Yukon-Koyukuk, AK Changed "County" to "Co." fo...
09:22, 31 August 2018Thumbnail for version as of 09:22, 31 August 2018555 × 352 (750 KB)JoKalliauer (talk | contribs)Thanks to Glrx, restored id-names and changed them to valid names, see my user-talk
22:21, 30 August 2018Thumbnail for version as of 22:21, 30 August 2018555 × 352 (668 KB)JoKalliauer (talk | contribs)added titles again
21:55, 30 August 2018Thumbnail for version as of 21:55, 30 August 2018555 × 352 (548 KB)JoKalliauer (talk | contribs)made file valid (contained more than 3000Errors, deleted not allowed id-names)
20:22, 8 December 2017Thumbnail for version as of 20:22, 8 December 2017555 × 352 (1.16 MB)Fredx100 (talk | contribs)The content of the "label" field (which is Inkscape specific) has been moved to the generic "title" field. This also means this data appears as tool tips when the SVG is rendered in a browser. As per https://www.census.gov/geo/reference/county-changes...
03:40, 8 June 2014Thumbnail for version as of 03:40, 8 June 2014555 × 352 (1.9 MB)Jcomeau ictx (talk | contribs)jcomeau@aspire:~/rentacoder/jcomeau/crime$ bzr diff --diff-options=-C0 counties.svg === modified file 'crime/counties.svg' *** crime/counties.svg 2014-06-07 23:29:57 +0000 --- crime/counties.svg 2014-06-08 03:37:24 +0000 *************** *** 7563 ****...
00:59, 8 June 2014Thumbnail for version as of 00:59, 8 June 2014555 × 352 (1.9 MB)Jcomeau ictx (talk | contribs)jcomeau@aspire:~/rentacoder/jcomeau/crime$ bzr diff -r1389 --diff-options=-C0 counties.svg === modified file 'crime/counties.svg' (properties changed: +x to -x) *** crime/counties.svg 2014-06-07 19:05:21 +0000 --- crime/counties.svg 2014-06-07 23:23:5...
21:18, 23 February 2010Thumbnail for version as of 21:18, 23 February 2010555 × 352 (1.9 MB)Joebeone~commonswiki (talk | contribs)Fixed three counties that did not have an `inkscape:label` element: "West Feliciana, LA" (22125), "Jefferson, LA" (22051), "Laurens, SC" (45059). This can help working with entire states by simply examining the last two characters of inkscape:label for e
23:50, 25 November 2009Thumbnail for version as of 23:50, 25 November 2009555 × 352 (1.9 MB)TastyCakes (talk | contribs)Fixed the IDs of a couple of counties that were slightly off and removed the non standard ASCII characters that were screwing it up in my map making script.
18:48, 26 February 2009Thumbnail for version as of 18:48, 26 February 2009555 × 352 (1.89 MB)Kbh3rd (talk | contribs) Add county outlines; make the county path id equal to the FIPS code; see talk
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