Faraday's gazetter: 78,000 of the best places in the U.S. (all of them)
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Faraday Places

Faraday's gazetter

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Sample

id name type
205585 Bear Creek, AK cdp
77767492 67492 zcta
4211932952 Hartley, PA town
4843144 Llano, TX city

Columns

id

Census-assigned GeoID of the Place. ZCTA IDs have been assigned 777{5-digit zipcode} to avoid conflict with other 5-character GeoIDs.

name

Commonly-accepted name of the Place. (Zipcodes are represented as strings to maintain initial zeroes.)

type

The Place's type. Types include borough, cdp, city, county, metro, micro, state, town, village, and zcta.

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