Caltrans Earth Metadata Description
  Layer: California Cities

Citation Information
Title: California Cities
Originator: Caltrans, TSI/GIS Data Branch, League of California Cities/CALAFCO/Ca Cities by Incorp date
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Publication Date: 2012-05-16
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Abstract:

The 'cities' feature class represents cities and city boundaries within the state of California. The Federal place codes define polygons that are cities or census designated places or are unclassified as to type.

Supplemental Info:

The purpose of the 'cities' feature class is to display city boundaries within the state of California for mapping and public needs.

Time Period: Start:      End:
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Progress: Complete
Update Frequency: As Needed
Places: California
Geographic Region: West: -122.518949     East: -115.498506     North: 38.587408     South: 32.542910
Themes: California, CA
Access Limitations: none
Use Limitations: none
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Fields and Subtypes

Details For Object cities_tra2011Polygon

TYPE: Feature Class Polygon
ROW COUNT: 771

Field FID ALIAS:  FID
DATA TYPE:  OID
WIDTH:  4
PRECISION:  0
SCALE:  0
FIELD DESCRIPTION:  Internal feature number.
DESTRIPTION SOURCE:  ESRI
DESCRIPTION OF VALUES:  Sequential unique whole numbers that are automatically generated.
 
Field Shape ALIAS:  Shape
DATA TYPE:  Geometry
WIDTH:  0
PRECISION:  0
SCALE:  0
FIELD DESCRIPTION:  Feature geometry.
DESTRIPTION SOURCE:  ESRI
DESCRIPTION OF VALUES:  Coordinates defining the features.
 
Field name ALIAS:  name
DATA TYPE:  String
WIDTH:  254
PRECISION: 0
SCALE:  0
FIELD DESCRIPTION:  City Name
 
Field citytype ALIAS:  citytype
DATA TYPE:  String
WIDTH:  254
PRECISION:  0
SCALE:  0
FIELD DESCRIPTION:  Type of city Values: City, Town
 

Field pop2010

ALIAS: pop2010
DATA TYPE:  Integer
WIDTH:  9
PRECISION: 9
SCALE:  0
FIELD DESCRIPTION:  Population of cty from 2010 Census
 
Field land_sqmi ALIAS: land_sqmi
DATA TYPE:  Double
WIDTH:  33
PRECISION:  32
SCALE:  31
FIELD DESCRIPTION:  City land area in square miles
 
Field dateincorp ALIAS:  dateincorp
DATA TYPE:  String
WIDTH:  254
PRECISION:  0
SCALE:  0
FIELD DESCRIPTION:  Date city was incorporated
 
Field weblink ALIAS:  weblink
DATA TYPE:  String
WIDTH:  254
PRECISION:  0
SCALE:  0
FIELD DESCRIPTION:  City website address
 

Field county

ALIAS:  county
DATA TYPE:  String
WIDTH:  254
PRECISION:  0
SCALE:  0
FIELD DESCRIPTION:  County Name
 

Field num

ALIAS:  num
DATA TYPE:  Integer
WIDTH:  9
PRECISION:  9
SCALE:  0
FIELD DESCRIPTION:  
 

Field countyname

ALIAS:  countyname
DATA TYPE:  String
WIDTH:  254
PRECISION:  0
SCALE:  0
FIELD DESCRIPTION:  County Name
 

Field citysource

ALIAS:  citysource
DATA TYPE:  String
WIDTH:  254
PRECISION:  0
SCALE:  0
FIELD DESCRIPTION:  Source of data Values: TIGER, TRA
 
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Date: 2012-05-16
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