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Census Bureau geography is the integrating 
factor for all Census Bureau products. It is the framework on which the 
data rest.

Note: Our email addresses have changed.
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    products to geo.tiger@census.gov.
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•  Send questions about other geography-related topics to
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Geographic Programs
2010 Census Local Update of Census Addresses (LUCA),  new
Boundary and Annexation Survey (BAS),
School District Review Program,
2010 Census Participant Statistical Areas Program (PSAP),  new
Census 2000 Urbanized Areas and Urban Clusters, PUMA, American Indian and Alaska Native Programs
2010 Census Geographic Programs Information Brochure [PDF]  new

TIGER® page
TIGER/Line® Shapefiles new, TIGER/Line®, MAF/TIGER® Modernization, and TIGER Related Data

LandView® 6
A Viewer for the Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. Census Bureau, and U.S. Geological Survey Data and Maps

MAPS and Mapping Resources
Census 2000 map series; Cartographic Boundary Files; American FactFinder and TIGER Map Service Internet mapping engines; Map Gallery (additional 1990 and 2000 vintage maps)

Census Tract Resources
How to locate Census 2000 Census Tracts, 1990 Census Tracts/Block Numbering Areas (BNAs), Match Addresses to Census Tracts and BNAs and Obtain Listings of 1990 Qualifying Poverty Census Tracts

Understanding Census Geography - Reference Resources
Census 2000 Urban Areas Criteria; ANSI (FIPS) Codes; Geographic Areas Reference Manual (GARM); Glossaries; Hierarchical Diagrams; Manuals; Map Image Metafile (MIM); Significant County Changes 1970-Present; ZIP Code Tabulation Areas (ZCTAs)

Census 2000 Geographic Products
Census 2000 Maps and Boundary Files, Glossaries, Relationship Files, 2000 Tabulation Tallies (Number of geographic entities for Census 2000), Census 2000 TIGER/Line, 110th Congressional District Geographic Products, 109th Congressional District Geographic Products

Online Guide to Cartographic and Geographic Resources [PDF]

Map of U.S. Census Bureau, Washington, DC and Vicinity [PDF]

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Source: U.S. Census Bureau
Geography Division

Created: January 18, 2002
Last revised: January 09, 2009