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created Aug 1 2019

updated Aug 1 2019

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This filtered contains a listing of incorporated places (cities and towns) and counties within Iowa including the GNIS code, FIPS code, name, entity type and primary point (location) for the entity. The types of entities listed in this dataset are based on codes provided by the U.S. Census Bureau, and include the following:
1. C1 - An active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent;
2. C2 - An active incorporated place legally coextensive with a county subdivision but treated as independent of any county subdivision;
3. C4 - An active incorporated place with an alternate official common name;
4. C5 - An active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent;
5. C6 - An active incorporated place that partially is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent or partially coextensive with a county subdivision but treated as independent of any county subdivision; and
6. H1 - An active county or statistically equivalent entity.

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U.S. Geological Survey, Geographic Names Information System (GNIS)
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https://geonames.usgs.gov/domestic/index.html
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