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

Datasets on this page were produced by ESRI, the makers of ArcGIS, in 2006 (Arc 9.2), 2008 (9.3), and 2012 (10.1). These datasets are copyrighted and may only be used for non-profit, educational purposes by current CUNY students, faculty, and staff. If you use this data, you must cite ESRI as the source. Distributing this data to others or use for commercial purposes is prohibited. For more details see ESRI's Redistribution Rights.

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Census

Name Features File Type Year Download
Area codes polygons shapefile 2012 areacode.zip*
Blockgroups polygons shapefile 2012 blkgrp.zip
Block population (centroids) points shapefile 2012 blockpop.zip*
Core based statistical areas (cbsa) polygons shapefile 2012 cbsa.zip*
Congressional Districts (108th) polygons shapefile 2006 cd108.zip
Congressional Districts (109th) polygons shapefile 2008 cd109.zip
Congressional Districts (110th) polygons shapefile 2008 cd110.zip
Congressional Districts (111th) polygons shapefile 2012 cd111.zip
Congressional Districts (112th) polygons shapefile 2012 cd112.zip
Cities (major) points shapefile 2012 cities.zip
Cities (all) points shapefile 2012 cities_dtl.zip
Counties (generalized) polygons shapefile 2012 counties.zip
Counties polygons shapefile 2012 dtl_cnty.zip
County boundaries lines shapefile 2012 dtl_cnty_ln.zip*
North American coastal waters (for background) polygons shapefile 2012 coastal_wtr.zip
North American countries (for background) polygons shapefile 2012 sm_cntry.zip
Places polygons shapefile 2012 placeply.zip*
Places points shapefile 2012 places.zip
States (generalized) polygons shapefile 2012 states.zip
States polygons shapefile 2012 dtl_st.zip
State boundaries lines shapefile 2012 dtl_st_ln.zip*
Tracts polygons shapefile 2012 tracts.zip
Urban areas polygons shapefile 2012 urban.zip
Urban areas (detailed) polygons shapefile 2012 urban_dtl.zip
Zip codes (3 digit areas) polygons shapefile 2012 zip3.zip
Zip codes (5 digits) polygons shapefile 2012 zip_poly.zip
 
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Hydrography

Name Features File Type Year Download
Drainage polygons shapefile 2012 drainage.zip
Hydrography (generalized) lines shapefile 2012 hydroln.zip
Hydrography (generalized) polygons shapefile 2012 hydroply.zip
Hydrography polygons shapefile 2012 dtl_wat.zip
Lakes polygons shapefile 2012 lakes.zip
Rivers (generalized) lines shapefile 2012 rivers.zip
Rivers lines shapefile 2012 dtl_riv.zip
 
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Landmarks

Name Features File Type Year Download
Federal and Native American land lines shapefile 2012 fedlandl.zip
Federal and Native American land polygons shapefile 2012 fedlandp.zip
GNIS buildings points shapefile 2012 gblding.zip
GNIS cemeteries points shapefile 2012 gcemetry.zip
GNIS churches points shapefile 2012 gchurch.zip
GNIS golf courses points shapefile 2012 ggolf.zip
GNIS hospitals points shapefile 2012 ghospitl.zip
GNIS locales points shapefile 2012 glocale.zip
GNIS populated places points shapefile 2012 gppl.zip
GNIS schools points shapefile 2012 gschools.zip
GNIS summits points shapefile 2012 gsummit.zip
Historic locations of earthquakes points shapefile 2012 quakehis.zip
Hospitals points shapefile 2008 hospitals.zip*
Institutions points shapefile 2012 institut.zip*
Large area landmarks points shapefile 2012 lalndmrk.zip*
Parks (generalized) polygons shapefile 2012 parks.zip*
Parks polygons shapefile 2012 park_dtl.zip*
Recreational areas points shapefile 2012 recareas.zip*
Volcanoes points shapefile 2012 volcano.zip
 
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Topography and Reference

Name Features File Type Year Download
Public land survey polygons shapefile 2012 publdsur.zip
US State Plane Zones (NAD 27) polygons shapefile 2012 spcszn27.zip
US State Plane Zones (NAD 83) polygons shapefile 2012 spcszn83.zip
USGS Topo Quad Index 1:24,000 polygons shapefile 2012 topoq24.zip
USGS Topo Quad Index 1:100,000 polygons shapefile 2012 topoq100.zip
USGS Topo Quad Index 1:250,000 polygons shapefile 2012 topoq250.zip
 
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Transportation

Name Features File Type Year Download
Airports points shapefile 2012 airports.zip
Airports polygons shapefile 2012 airportp.zip*
Highways lines shapefile 2012 highways.zip
Interstate highways lines shapefile 2012 intrstat.zip
Major highways lines shapefile 2012 mjr_hwys.zip
Major roads lines shapefile 2008 mjrrds.zip*
Railroads lines shapefile 2012 rail100k.zip
Transit terminals points shapefile 2012 tranterm.zip*
 
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