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National and state files containing ANSI codes for Places are available for download.
Select a state, state equivalent, or United States from this list to view the file:
These text files contain pipe-delimited records for each place. The records are of the format:
|Field Name||Field Description||Example|
|Functional Status Codes
A: identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions
B: identifies an active government that is partially consolidated with another government but with separate officials providing primary general-purpose functions
C: identifies an active government consolidated with another government with a single set of officials
F: identifies a fictitious entity created to fill the Census Bureau's geographic hierarchy
G: identifies an active government that is subordinate to another unit of government
I: identifies an inactive governmental unit that has the power to provide primary special-purpose functions
N: identifies a nonfunctioning legal entity
S: identifies a statistical entity
|STATE||State postal code||MA|
|STATEFP||State FIPS code||25|
|PLACEFP||Place or county subdivision FIPS code||16840|
|PLACENAME||Place or county subdivision name and legal/statistical area description||Devens CDP|
|TYPE||Type of place or county subdivision||Census Designated Place|
|COUNTY||County or counties in which the place or county subdivision is located||Middlesex County, Worcester County|