Atlas of Historical County Boundaries
SUMMARY METADATA:  Hawaii Historical Counties
After ECAI's model, based upon Dublin Core.
Connection Information
DatasetTitle Hawaii 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 Hawaii Historical Counties
Citation.PreferredStyle Kelley, Emily. Hawaii Historical Counties. Data Set. Emily Kelley, historical and digital comp. Atlas of Historical County Boundaries, ed. by John H. Long. Chicago: The Newberry Library, 2010. Available online from
Creator.PersonalName Emily Kelley, historical and digital compiler
Subject Hawaii Historical State and County Boundaries
Description Compilation of all changes in the size, shape, and location of all counties in Hawaii 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 Emily Kelley, historical and digital compiler
Contributor.PersonalName Long, John H., editor
Date 2010
Type Dataset
Format Shapefile
Format.Size 8 polygons; 0.912 MB
Source Laws of Hawaii and other sources listed in bibliography
Language eng
Coverage.WestBoundingCoordinate -160.541965
Coverage.EastBoundingCoordinate -154.806513
Coverage.NorthBoundingCoordinate 22.235165
Coverage.SouthBoundingCoordinate 18.910841
Coverage.t.early 1903-04-22
Coverage.t.late 2000-12-31
Coverage.PlaceName Hawaii
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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