US ESRI Data: Census | Hydrography | Landmarks | Topography | Transportation

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Census

Name Features File Type Size Download
Area codes polygons shapefile 62.0 MB areacode.zip*
Blockgroups polygons shapefile 446.5 MB blkgrp.zip
Block population (centroids) points shapefile 249.4 MB blockpop.zip*
Core based statistical areas (cbsa) polygons shapefile 37.8 MB cbsa.zip*
Congressional Districts (108th - from 2006 data) polygons shapefile 4.8 MB cd108.zip
Congressional Districts (109th) polygons shapefile 7.5 MB cd109.zip
Congressional Districts (110th) polygons shapefile 9.8 MB cd110.zip
Cities (major) points shapefile 527 KB cities.zip
Cities (all) points shapefile 1.6 MB cities_dtl.zip
Counties (generalized) polygons shapefile 1.3 MB counties.zip
Counties polygons shapefile 74.9 MB dtl_cnty.zip
North American coastal waters (for background) polygons shapefile 1.6 MB sm_cntry.zip
North American countries (for background) polygons shapefile 664 KB sm_cntry.zip
Places polygons shapefile 83.3 MB placeply.zip*
Places points shapefile 1.2 MB places.zip
States (generalized) polygons shapefile 190 KB states.zip
States polygons shapefile 31.3 MB dtl_st.zip
Tracts polygons shapefile 260.2 MB tracts.zip
Urban areas polygons shapefile 9.9 MB urban.zip
Zip codes (3 digit areas) polygons shapefile 8.7 MB zip3.zip
Zip codes (5 digits) polygons shapefile 24.3 MB zip_poly.zip
 
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Hydrography

Name Features File Type Size Download
Drainage polygons shapefile 71 KB drainage.zip
Hydrography (generalized) lines shapefile 21.9 MB hydroln.zip
Hydrography (generalized) polygons shapefile 12.8 MB hydroply.zip
Hydrography polygons shapefile 288.7 MB dtl_wat.zip
Lakes polygons shapefile 35 KB lakes.zip
Rivers (generalized) lines shapefile 93 KB rivers.zip
Rivers lines shapefile 1.0 GB dtl_riv.zip
 
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Landmarks

Name Features File Type Size Download
GNIS buildings points shapefile 1.7 MB gblding.zip
GNIS cemeteries points shapefile 4.3 MB gcemetry.zip
GNIS churches points shapefile 6.2 MB gchurch.zip
GNIS golf courses points shapefile 170 KB ggolf.zip
GNIS hospitals points shapefile 436 KB ghospitl.zip
GNIS locales points shapefile 4.7 MB glocale.zip
GNIS populated places points shapefile 6.3 MB gppl.zip
GNIS schools points shapefile 6.2 MB gschools.zip
GNIS summits points shapefile 2.5 MB gsummit.zip
Historic locations of earthquakes points shapefile 177 KB quakehis.zip
Hospitals points shapefile 696 KB hospitals.zip*
Institutions points shapefile 10.1 MB institut.zip*
Large area landmarks points shapefile 37.2 MB lalndmrk.zip*
Parks (generalized) polygons shapefile 12.4 MB parks.zip*
Parks polygons shapefile 45.4 MB park_dtl.zip*
Recreational areas points shapefile 534 KB recareas.zip*
Volcanoes points shapefile 31 KB volcano.zip
 
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Topography and Reference

Name Features File Type Size Download
Federal and Native American land polygons shapefile 11.7 MB fedlandp.zip
Public land survey polygons shapefile 14.4 MB publdsur.zip
US State Plane Zones (NAD 27) polygons shapefile 264 KB spcszn27.zip
US State Plane Zones (NAD 83) polygons shapefile 258 KB spcszn83.zip
USGS Topo Quad Index 1:24,000 polygons shapefile 1.6 MB topoq24.zip
USGS Topo Quad Index 1:100,000 polygons shapefile 261 KB topoq100.zip
USGS Topo Quad Index 1:250,000 polygons shapefile 147 KB topoq250.zip
 
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Transportation

Name Features File Type Size Download
Airports points shapefile 60 KB airports.zip
Airports polygons shapefile 5.2 MB airportp.zip*
Highways lines shapefile 102.5 MB highways.zip
Interstate highways lines shapefile 3.1 MB intrstat.zip
Major highways lines shapefile 64.7 MB mjr_hwys.zip
Major roads lines shapefile 115.2 MB mjrrds.zip*
Railroads lines shapefile 19.1 MB rail100k.zip
Transit terminals points shapefile 172 KB tranterm.zip*
 
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