City Centroids of Washington State

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Identification_Information:
Citation:
Citation_Information:
Originator:
Derek Drake/GIS/Cartography Section, Washington State Department of Transportation
Publication_Date: 20100108
Title: City Centroids of Washington State
Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: vector digital data
Publication_Information:
Publication_Place: Olympia, Washington, USA
Publisher: CGIS
Description:
Abstract:
Point file of all incorporated cities in the state of Washington. Points were taken from the main polygon for each incorporated entity shown in the City Limits of Washington State data set.
Purpose:
This data set is used as a reference layer for geographic information systems at the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT).
Time_Period_of_Content:
Time_Period_Information:
Single_Date/Time:
Calendar_Date: 20091130
Time_of_Day: unknown
Currentness_Reference: ground condition
Status:
Progress: Complete
Maintenance_and_Update_Frequency: As needed
Spatial_Domain:
Bounding_Coordinates:
West_Bounding_Coordinate: -124.460039
East_Bounding_Coordinate: -116.876041
North_Bounding_Coordinate: 49.015044
South_Bounding_Coordinate: 45.532992
Keywords:
Theme:
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: None
Theme_Keyword: Cities
Theme_Keyword: Towns
Place:
Place_Keyword_Thesaurus: None
Place_Keyword: Washington
Place_Keyword: United States
Place_Keyword: Pacific Northwest
Place_Keyword: USA
Place_Keyword: WA
Access_Constraints: None
Use_Constraints:
The Washington State Department of Transportation shall not be liable for any activity involving these data with regard to lost profits or savings or any other consequential damages; or the fitness for use of the data for a particular purpose; or the installation of the data, its use, or the results obtained.
Point_of_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization:
GIS/Cartography Office, Washington State Department of Transportation
Contact_Person: Derek Drake
Contact_Position: GIS Analyst/Cartographer
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: physical
Address: 818 79th Ave SE, Suite B
City: Tumwater
State_or_Province: WA
Postal_Code: 98501
Country: US
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 360-596-8923
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: 360-596-8905
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: draked@wsdot.wa.gov
Hours_of_Service: 7:00 am - 5:30 pm T - F
Contact_Instructions: email, or call and leave a message
Native_Data_Set_Environment: Version 6.2 (Build 9200) ; Esri ArcGIS 10.3.1.4959
Cross_Reference:
Citation_Information:
Originator:
GIS/Cartography Section, Washington State Department of Transportation
Publication_Date: 20100108
Title: City Limits of Washington State, November 2009
Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: vector digital data
Publication_Information:
Publication_Place: Olympia, Washington, USA
Publisher: Washington State Department of Transportation

Data_Quality_Information:
Attribute_Accuracy:
Attribute_Accuracy_Report:
City names are spelled according to the Washington State Office of Financial Management standards.
Logical_Consistency_Report: none
Completeness_Report: The data set contains every incorporated city in Washington.
Positional_Accuracy:
Horizontal_Positional_Accuracy:
Horizontal_Positional_Accuracy_Report: Positional accuracy has not been determined.
Lineage:
Source_Information:
Type_of_Source_Media: None
Source_Contribution: The polygons providing point and attribution information.
Process_Step:
Process_Description:
Point symbols were created from the latest city limits update. There is only one point per city that is placed at the city center.
Process_Date: 20091130

Spatial_Data_Organization_Information:
Indirect_Spatial_Reference: Cities of Washington State
Direct_Spatial_Reference_Method: Vector
Point_and_Vector_Object_Information:
SDTS_Terms_Description:
SDTS_Point_and_Vector_Object_Type: Entity point
Point_and_Vector_Object_Count: 281

Spatial_Reference_Information:
Horizontal_Coordinate_System_Definition:
Planar:
Map_Projection:
Map_Projection_Name: NAD 1983 HARN StatePlane Washington South FIPS 4602 Feet
Lambert_Conformal_Conic:
Standard_Parallel: 45.83333333333334
Standard_Parallel: 47.33333333333334
Longitude_of_Central_Meridian: -120.5
Latitude_of_Projection_Origin: 45.33333333333334
False_Easting: 1640416.666666667
False_Northing: 0.0
Planar_Coordinate_Information:
Planar_Coordinate_Encoding_Method: coordinate pair
Coordinate_Representation:
Abscissa_Resolution: 0.0003280833333333334
Ordinate_Resolution: 0.0003280833333333334
Planar_Distance_Units: foot_us
Geodetic_Model:
Horizontal_Datum_Name: D North American 1983 HARN
Ellipsoid_Name: GRS 1980
Semi-major_Axis: 6378137.0
Denominator_of_Flattening_Ratio: 298.257222101

Entity_and_Attribute_Information:
Detailed_Description:
Entity_Type:
Entity_Type_Label: PoliticalAdminBoundaries.DBO.CitiesPoint
Entity_Type_Definition: Incorporated cities in Washington state.
Entity_Type_Definition_Source:
Cartography Section, Washington State Department of Transportation
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: CityFIPS
Attribute_Definition: Identifying codes of all Washington cities
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: CountyFIPS
Attribute_Definition: Identifying code of all Washington counties
Attribute_Definition_Source: USGS
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: CountySeat
Attribute_Definition: Whether or not the city is the county seat.
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: GNIS
Attribute_Definition: Geographic Names Information System
Attribute_Definition_Source: Federal Code
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: LastUpdate
Attribute_Definition:
This is the ending date of the quarter the city boundary was last modified.
Attribute_Definition_Source: Washington State Office of Financial Management
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: MajorCity
Attribute_Definition:
A major city is defined as; a County Seat, largest City in the County, large population, or if the city is a major juction. Up to 5 per county.
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: NAME
Attribute_Definition: Name of the incorporated entity.
Attribute_Definition_Source: Office of Finance and Management
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: OBJECTID
Attribute_Definition: Internal feature number.
Attribute_Definition_Source: ESRI
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain:
Sequential unique whole numbers that are automatically generated.
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: Shape
Attribute_Definition: Feature geometry.
Attribute_Definition_Source: ESRI
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain: Coordinates defining the features.
Overview_Description:
Entity_and_Attribute_Overview:
Points depict Washington State cities and are attributed with the cities' names, FIPS codes, and GNIS codes.

Distribution_Information:
Distributor:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization:
Washington State Department of Transportation, Office of Information Technology
Contact_Person: Jordyn Mitchell
Contact_Position: GIS Data Administrator
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing
Address: PO Box 47430
City: Olympia
State_or_Province: WA
Postal_Code: 98504-7430
Country: US
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 360-705-7645
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: mitchejo@wsdot.wa.gov
Distribution_Liability:
The Washington State Department of Transportation shall not be liable for any activity involving these data with regard to lost profits or savings or any other consequential damages; or the fitness for use of the data for a particular purpose; or the installation of the data, its use, or the results obtained.
Standard_Order_Process:
Digital_Form:
Digital_Transfer_Information:
Format_Name: self-extracting zip file
Format_Version_Number: 6.3 SR-1 (926) 32-bit
Format_Specification: WinZip
Format_Information_Content:
Depends on the data set. Arc/Info coverage or shape file; metadata report in html and text files; and, in some cases, a data dictionary text file. Some data sets in the standard distribution are tabular data for placement as ArcView "events."
File_Decompression_Technique: Run the "exe" file under Windows NT.
Fees: none
Ordering_Instructions:
Download individual data sets from <http://www.wsdot.wa.gov/mapsdata/geodatacatalog/default.htm>
Available_Time_Period:
Time_Period_Information:
Single_Date/Time:
Calendar_Date: 20071231
Time_of_Day: unknown

Metadata_Reference_Information:
Metadata_Date: 20170324
Metadata_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization: WSDOT GIS/Cartography Office
Contact_Person: Derek Drake
Contact_Position: GIS Analyst
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: physical
Address: 818 79th Ave SE, Suite B
City: Olympia
State_or_Province: WA
Postal_Code: 98501
Country: US
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 360-596-8923
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: 360-596-8905
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: draked@wsdot.wa.gov
Hours_of_Service: 7:00 - 5:30 T - F
Contact_Instructions: call or email
Metadata_Standard_Name: FGDC Content Standard for Digital Geospatial Metadata
Metadata_Standard_Version: FGDC-STD-001-1998
Metadata_Time_Convention: local time

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