Public Land Survey Sections (PLSS) Townships

Data format: Shapefile

File or table name: twnshp

Coordinate system: Lambert Conformal Conic

Theme keywords: Property, planningCadastre

Abstract: Provides general locations of PLSS Township and Range borders in Leon County

FGDC and ESRI Metadata:

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Identification Information:


Citation:
Citation information:
Originators: USGS Geological Survey


Title:
Public Land Survey Sections (PLSS) Townships
*File or table name: twnshp


Publication date: 200001--
*Geospatial data presentation form: vector digital data


Publication information:
Publication place: Leon County, Florida

Publication information:
Publisher: Tallahassee/Leon County GIS

Online linkage: http://www.tlcgis.org


Description:
Abstract:
Provides general locations of PLSS Township and Range borders in Leon County

Purpose:
To provide members of the Tallahassee/Leon County GIS Interlocal group with base data to use in their maps, projects and business processes.

*Language of dataset: en


Time period of content:
Time period information:
Single date/time:
Calendar date: ??????

Currentness reference:
publication date

Status:
Progress: Complete
Maintenance and update frequency: Unknown

Spatial domain:
Bounding coordinates:
*West bounding coordinate: -84.732365
*East bounding coordinate: -83.973172
*North bounding coordinate: 30.680237
*South bounding coordinate: 30.273234

Local bounding coordinates:
*Left bounding coordinate: 1895451.195907
*Right bounding coordinate: 2134120.408379
*Top bounding coordinate: 611068.264134
*Bottom bounding coordinate: 463421.545507

Keywords:
Theme:
Theme keywords: Property, planningCadastre
Theme keyword thesaurus: None

Place:
Place keywords: Tallahassee, Fl, Leon County, Florida, State of Florida
Place keyword thesaurus: None

Access constraints: Public
Use constraints:
Not for use at scales greater than 1:2,400.

Point of contact:
Contact information:
Contact organization primary:
Contact person: Bob Parmalee
Contact organization: Leon County Property Appraiser
Contact position: GIS Coordinator


Contact address:
Address type: mailing
Address:
Leon County Courthouse
Address:
301 S. Monroe Street
Address:
      
                  
          
City: Tallahassee
State or province: Florida
Postal code: 32301

Contact address:
Country: USA

Contact voice telephone: 850-488-6102
Contact facsimile telephone:


Contact electronic mail address: pabob@lcpa.leon.fl.us


Hours of service: 8:00 to 5:00 M-F Eastern Standard Time
Hours of service: 8:00 to 5:00 M-F Eastern Standard Time



*Native dataset format: Shapefile
*Native data set environment:
Microsoft Windows 2000 Version 5.0 (Build 2195) Service Pack 4; ESRI ArcCatalog 8.3.0.800


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Data Quality Information:


Logical consistency report:
ESRI feature type: Simple, Geometry: Polygon, Topology:

Completeness report:
Data set has been visually inspected.  All data produced strives to meet National Mapping Accuracy Standards (NMAS).

Lineage:
Source information:
Source scale denominator:
Type of source media: disc
Source citation abbreviation:
twnshp
Source contribution:
      
                        
                

Source time period of content:
Time period information:
Single date/time:
Calendar date:

Source currentness reference:
ground condition

Process step:
Process description:
Created from Township Region feature class in TLCGIS Sections Coverage. Separate Township coverage created to facilitate creation of township polygon and township line Shape files.
Supplemental_Information
This coverage provides a general reference of the Public Land Survey System Township and Range boundaries in Leon County. This coverages is not intended to provide a boundary survey of these boundaries.

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Spatial Data Organization Information:


*Direct spatial Rreference method: Vector


Point and vector object information:
SDTS terms description:
*Name: twnshp
*SDTS point and vector object type: G-polygon
*Point and vector object count: 29

ESRI terms description:
*Name: twnshp
*ESRI feature type: Simple
*ESRI feature geometry: Polygon
*ESRI topology: FALSE
*ESRI feature count: 29
*Spatial index: TRUE
*Linear referencing: FALSE


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Spatial Reference Information:


Horizontal coordinate system definition:
Coordinate system name:
*Projected coordinate system name: NAD_1983_HARN_StatePlane_Florida_North_FIPS_0903_Feet
*Geographic coordinate system name: GCS_North_American_1983_HARN

Planar:
Map projection:
*Map projection name: Lambert Conformal Conic
Lambert conformal conic:
*Standard parallel: 29.583333
*Standard parallel: 30.750000
*Longitude of central meridian: -84.500000
*Latitude of projection origin: 29.000000
*False easting: 1968500.000000
*False northing: 0.000000

Planar coordinate information:
*Planar coordinate encoding method: coordinate pair
Coordinate representation:
*Abscissa resolution: 0.000512
*Ordinate resolution: 0.000512
*Planar distance units: survey feet

Geodetic model:
*Horizontal datum name: D_North_American_1983_HARN
*Ellipsoid name: Geodetic Reference System 80
*Semi-major axis: 6378137.000000
*Denominator of flattening ratio: 298.257222

Vertical coordinate system definition:
Altitude system definition:
Altitude datum name: North American Vertical Datum of 1988
Altitude distance units: feet

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Entity and Attribute Information:


Detailed description:
*Name: twnshp


Entity type:
Entity type label: twnshp
Entity type type: Feature Class
Entity type count: 29

Attribute:
*Attribute label: FID
*Attribute alias: FID
*Attribute definition:
Internal feature number.
*Attribute definition source:
ESRI

*Attribute type: OID
*Attribute width: 4
*Attribute precision: 0
*Attribute scale: 0


Attribute domain values:
*Unrepresentable domain:
Sequential unique whole numbers that are automatically generated.


Attribute:
*Attribute label: Shape
*Attribute alias: Shape
*Attribute definition:
Feature geometry.
*Attribute definition source:
ESRI

*Attribute type: Geometry
*Attribute width: 0
*Attribute precision: 0
*Attribute scale: 0


Attribute domain values:
*Unrepresentable domain:
Coordinates defining the features.


Attribute:
*Attribute label: AREA
*Attribute alias: AREA


*Attribute type: Float
*Attribute width: 20
*Attribute number of decimals: 5


Attribute:
*Attribute label: PERIMETER
*Attribute alias: PERIMETER


*Attribute type: Float
*Attribute width: 20
*Attribute number of decimals: 5


Attribute:
*Attribute label: TWNSHP_
*Attribute alias: TWNSHP_


*Attribute type: Number
*Attribute width: 11


Attribute:
*Attribute label: TWNSHP_ID
*Attribute alias: TWNSHP_ID


*Attribute type: Number
*Attribute width: 11


Attribute:
Attribute label: TOWNSHIP
*Attribute alias: TOWNSHIP
Attribute definition:
PLSS Township Number (1N, 2N, 1S, 2S, etc)
Attribute definition source:
      
                        
                

Attribute type: String
Attribute width: 3
Attribute precision:


Attribute:
Attribute label: RANGE
*Attribute alias: RANGE
Attribute definition:
PLSS Range Number (1E, 2E, 1W, 2W, etc)
Attribute definition source:
      
                        
                

Attribute type: String
Attribute width: 3
Attribute precision:


Attribute:
Attribute label: ACREAGE
*Attribute alias: ACREAGE
Attribute definition:
?
Attribute definition source:
      
                        
                

Attribute type: Float
Attribute width: 20
Attribute precision:
*Attribute number of decimals: 3


Attribute:
Attribute label: TWNSHP_NUM
*Attribute alias: TWNSHP_NUM
Attribute definition:
Leon County Property Appraiser's number for Township
Attribute definition source:
      
                        
                

Attribute type: Number
Attribute width: 2
Attribute precision:


Attribute:
Attribute label: TWNSHP_LAB
*Attribute alias: TWNSHP_LAB
Attribute definition:
?
Attribute definition source:
      
                        
                

Attribute type: String
Attribute width: 3
Attribute precision:


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Distribution Information:


Resource description: Offline Data


Resource description: Offline Data


Standard order process:
Digital form:
Digital transfer information:
*Transfer size: 0.110
*Dataset size: 0.110

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Metadata Reference Information:


*Metadata date: 20040220


*Language of metadata: en


Metadata contact:
Contact information:
Contact organization primary:
Contact person: Jacob Coble
Contact organization: Tallahassee-Leon County GIS
Contact position: GIS Specialist


Contact address:
Address type: mailing
Address:
Leon County Courthouse
Address:
301 S. Monroe Street
Address:
P3 Level
City: Tallahassee
State or province: Florida
Postal code: 32301
Country: USA

Contact voice telephone: 850-606-5504
Contact facsimile telephone: 850-606-5501


Contact electronic mail address: coblej@leoncountyfl.gov


Hours of service: 8:00 to 5:00 M-F Eastern Standard Time



*Metadata standard name: FGDC Content Standards for Digital Geospatial Metadata
*Metadata standard version: FGDC-STD-001-1998
*Metadata time convention: local time


Metadata extensions:
*Online linkage: http://www.esri.com/metadata/esriprof80.html
*Profile name: ESRI Metadata Profile

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Binary Enclosures:


Enclosure:
Enclosure type: Base64
Original file name: source_metadata.xml
Description of enclosure: original metadata

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