Atlas of Historical County Boundaries
SUMMARY METADATA:  Arizona Historical Counties
After ECAI's model, based upon Dublin Core.
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DatasetTitle Arizona Historical Counties
DatasetType vector digital data
ServerType W2K, IIS 5.0, ArcIMS 9.x, Tomcat 5.0
CreationDate 2010
LastUpdated 2010-02-12
Descriptive Metadata
Title Arizona Historical Counties
Citation.PreferredStyle Kelley, Emily. Arizona Historical Counties. Data Set. Laura Rico-Beck, digital comp. Atlas of Historical County Boundaries, ed. by John H. Long. Chicago: The Newberry Library, 2010. Available online from
Creator.PersonalName Kelley, Emily, historical compiler
Subject Arizona Historical State and County Boundaries
Description Compilation of all changes in the size, shape, and location of all counties in Arizona from the creation of the first one to the end of 2000.  Separate polygon for each version of a county in shapefile format, including attribute table, plus database, supplemental chronologies, bibliography, etc., in textual form.
Publisher The Newberry Library
Contributor.PersonalName Rico-Beck, Laura, digital compiler
Contributor.PersonalName Long, John H., editor
Date 2010
Type Dataset
Format Shapefile
Format.Size 83 polygons, 2.920 MB
Source Laws of Arizona and other sources listed in bibliography
Language eng
Coverage.WestBoundingCoordinate -117.213080
Coverage.EastBoundingCoordinate -103.001143
Coverage.NorthBoundingCoordinate 38.003032
Coverage.SouthBoundingCoordinate 31.332172
Coverage.t.early 1850-12-13
Coverage.t.late 2000-12-31
Coverage.PlaceName Arizona
Coverage.Spatial.Resolution 1:100,000
Coverage.Spatial.Georeference County
Coverage.Temporal.Interval 1 day
Coverage.AlternativeMetadata See Full FGDC Metadata here
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