Atlas of Historical County Boundaries
SUMMARY METADATA:  Nevada Historical Counties
After ECAI's model, based upon Dublin Core.
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DatasetTitle Nevada 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 Nevada Historical Counties
Citation.PreferredStyle Ford, John. Nevada Historical Counties. Data Set. Laura Rico-Beck, and Emily Kelley, digital comps. Atlas of Historical County Boundaries, ed. by John H. Long. Chicago: The Newberry Library, 2010. Available online from
Creator.PersonalName Ford, John, historical compiler
Subject Nevada Historical State and County Boundaries
Description Compilation of all changes in the size, shape, and location of all counties in Nevada 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 Kelley, Emily, digital compiler
Contributor.PersonalName Long, John H., editor
Date 2010
Type Dataset
Format Shapefile
Format.Size 169 polygons, 2.237 MB
Source Laws of Nevada and other sources listed in bibliography
Language eng
Coverage.WestBoundingCoordinate -120.005746
Coverage.EastBoundingCoordinate -103.001143
Coverage.NorthBoundingCoordinate 42.002208
Coverage.SouthBoundingCoordinate 34.209833
Coverage.t.early 1850-09-09
Coverage.t.late 2000-12-31
Coverage.PlaceName Nevada
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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