Allegheny County Census Blocks 2016

This is an Allegheny County extract of the 2016 US Census Blocks downloaded from the following website:  https://www.census.gov/geo/maps-data/data/tiger-cart-boundary.html. If viewing this description on the Western Pennsylvania Regional Data Center’s open data portal (http://www.wprdc.org), this dataset is harvested on a weekly basis from Allegheny County’s GIS data portal (http://openac.alcogis.opendata.arcgis.com/). The full metadata record for this dataset can also be found on Allegheny County’s GIS portal. You can access the metadata record and other resources on the GIS portal by clicking on the “Explore” button (and choosing the “Go to resource” option) to the right of the “ArcGIS Open Dataset” text below.

Category:  Civic Vitality and Governance

Organization:  Allegheny County

Department:  Geographic Information Systems Group; Department of Administrative Services

Temporal Coverage:  2016

Data Notes: 

Coordinate System:  GCS_North_American_1983

Development Notes:  none

Other: none

Related Document(s):  Data Dictionary (https://www2.census.gov/geo/pdfs/maps-data/data/tiger/tgrshp2016/TGRSHP2016_TechDoc_Ch3.pdf)

Frequency - Data Change:  2016 data

Frequency - Publishing:  one-time

Data Steward Name:  See https://www.census.gov/geo/about/contact.html for more information.

Data Steward Email: See https://www.census.gov/geo/about/contact.html for more information.

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Source http://openac-alcogis.opendata.arcgis.com/datasets/9602539b0b9a482bb883579d40ad5655_0
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