Atlas of Historical County Boundaries
SUMMARY METADATA:  Utah Historical Counties
After ECAI's model, based upon Dublin Core.
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DatasetTitle Utah 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 Utah Historical Counties
Citation.PreferredStyle Plewe, Brandon, John Ford, and Peggy Tuck Sinko. Utah Historical Counties. Data Set. Laura Rico-Beck, and Emily Kelley, digital comps. Atlas of Historical County Boundaries, ed. by John H. Long. Chicago: The Newberry Library, 2010. Available online from
Creator.PersonalName Plewe, Brandon, historical compiler
Creator.PersonalName Ford, John, historical compiler
Creator.PersonalName Sinko, Peggy Tuck, historical compiler
Subject Utah Historical State and County Boundaries
Description Compilation of all changes in the size, shape, and location of all counties in Utah from the creation of the first one to the end of 2003.  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 Kelley, Emily, ditigal compiler
Contributor.PersonalName Long, John H., editor
Date 2010
Type Dataset
Format Shapefile
Format.Size 213 polygons, 7.582 MB
Source Laws of Utah and other sources listed in bibliography
Language eng
Coverage.WestBoundingCoordinate -121.608385
Coverage.EastBoundingCoordinate -105.626091
Coverage.NorthBoundingCoordinate 44.299385
Coverage.SouthBoundingCoordinate 32.534157
Coverage.t.early 1849-07-02
Coverage.t.late 2003-12-31
Coverage.PlaceName Utah
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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