county_centers: County latitude and longitude designations.

Description Usage Format Source

Description

A dataframe containing county-specific data: state, FIPS code, name, latitude and longitude of geographic center, and region code. It includes each U.S. county as of the 2010 census. This dataset was put together using a dataframe from the U.S. Census Bureau, which was pulled from the website listed in "Source." (Note: The names—in county, state format—for each county were pulled from the 2010 U.S. Census file found here: http://www2.census.gov/geo/docs/reference/cenpop2010/county/CenPop2010_Mean_CO.txt.)

Usage

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Format

A dataframe with 3,143 rows and 5 variables:

state

A character vector giving the two-letter abbreviation for the state of each county

fips

A numeric vector giving the county's five-digit Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) code

name

A character vector giving the name and state for each county

latitude

A numeric vector giving the latitude of the geographic center of each county

longitude

A numeric vector giving the longitude of the geographic center of each county

region

A numeric vector giving the four-digit or five-digit Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) code (values in this column are identical to those in the "fips" column, but do not include leading zeros)

Source

https://www.census.gov/geo/maps-data/data/gazetteer2010.html


countyweather documentation built on May 29, 2017, 9:10 a.m.