Atlas of Historical County Boundaries
SUMMARY METADATA:  New Hampshire Historical Counties
After ECAI's model, based upon Dublin Core.
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DatasetTitle New Hampshire Historical Counties
DatasetType vector digital data
ServerType W2K, IIS 5.0, ArcIMS 9.x, Tomcat 5.0
CreationDate 2010
LastUpdated 2010-02-12
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Title New Hampshire Historical Counties
Citation.PreferredStyle DenBoer, Gordon, with George E. Goodridge, Jr. New Hampshire Historical Counties. Data Set. Laura Rico-Beck, digital comp. Atlas of Historical County Boundaries, ed. by John H. Long. Chicago: The Newberry Library, 2010. Available online from
Creator.PersonalName DenBoer, Gordon, historical compiler
Creator.PersonalName Goodridge, George E., Jr.
Subject New Hampshire State and County Boundaries.
Description Compilation of all changes in the size, shape, and location of all counties in New Hampshire 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 Rico-Beck, Laura, digital compiler
Contributor.PersonalName Long, John H., editor
Date 2010
Type Dataset
Format Shapefile
Format.Size 63 polygons, 1.899 MB
Source Laws of New Hampshire, other sources listed in bibliography
Language eng
Coverage.WestBoundingCoordinate -72.857308
Coverage.EastBoundingCoordinate -70.708397
Coverage.NorthBoundingCoordinate 45.305476
Coverage.SouthBoundingCoordinate 42.669433
Coverage.t.early 1643-05-10
Coverage.t.late 2000-12-31
Coverage.PlaceName New Hampshire
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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