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Changes to Counties or County Equivalent Entities: 1990s

New Counties or County Equivalent Entities

  • Denali Borough, Alaska (02-068):
    Created from part of the Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area (02-290) and an unpopulated part of the Southeast Fairbanks Census Area (02-240) effective December 7, 1990; 1990 population: 1,682.
  • Skagway-Hoonah-Angoon Census Area, Alaska (02-232):
    Created from the remainder of the former Skagway-Yakutat-Angoon Census Area (02-231) when the new Yakutat City and Borough (02-282) was created effective September 22, 1992; 1990 population: 3,679.
  • Yakutat City and Borough, Alaska (02-282):
    Created from part of the former Skagway-Yakutat-Angoon Census Area (02-231) effective September 22, 1992. The remainder of the former Skagway-Yakutat-Angoon Census Area was established as the new Skagway-Hoonah-Angoon Census Area (02-232) effective September 22, 1992; 1990 population: 725.

Deleted Counties or County Equivalent Entities

  • Skagway-Yakutat-Angoon Census Area, Alaska (02-231):
    Split to create the Skagway-Hoonah-Angoon Census Area (02-232) and Yakutat City and Borough (02-282) effective September 22, 1992.
  • Yellowstone National Park (county equivalent), Montana (30-113):
    Annexed to Gallatin (30-031) and Park (30-067) counties effective November 7, 1997.
  • South Boston (independent) city, Virginia (51-780):
    Changed to town status and added to Halifax County (51-083) effective June 30, 1995.

Name and/or Code Changes or Corrections for Counties or County Equivalent Entities

  • Dade County, Florida (12-025):
    Renamed as Miami-Dade County (12-086) effective July 22, 1997.
  • Miami-Dade County, Florida (12-086):
    Renamed from Dade County (12-025) effective July 22, 1997.
  • DeKalb County, Indiana (18-033):
    Name corrected from De Kalb County
  • LaGrange County, Indiana (18-087):
    Name corrected from Lagrange County.
  • LaPorte County, Indiana (18-091):
    Name corrected from La Porte County.
  • De Baca County, New Mexico (35-011):
    Name corrected from DeBaca County (erroneously changed in the 1980s).
  • McKean County, Pennsylvania (42-083):
    Name corrected from Mc Kean County.

Substantial County or County Equivalent Entity Boundary Changes

  • Southeast Fairbanks Census Area, Alaska (02-240):
    Unpopulated part taken to create the new Denali Borough (02-068) effective December 7, 1990.
  • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area, Alaska (02-290):
    Part taken to create the new Denali Borough (02-068) effective December 7, 1990; 1990 detached population: 1,682.
  • Franklin County, Florida (12-037):
    Boundary correction added unpopulated part of Gulf County (12-045); estimated area added: 10.4 square miles.
  • Gulf County Florida (12-045):
    Boundary correction detached unpopulated part to Franklin County (12-037); estimated area detached: 10.4 square miles.
  • Montgomery County, Maryland (24-031):
    Added territory (Takoma Park city) from Prince George?s County (24-033) effective July 1, 1997; 1990 added population: 5,156.
  • Prince George's County, Maryland (24-033):
    Lost territory (Takoma Park city) to Montgomery County (24-031) effective July 1, 1997; 1990 detached population: 5,156.
  • Gallatin County, Montana (30-031):
    Annexed unpopulated portion of deleted Yellowstone National Park (county equivalent) (30-113) effective November 7, 1997.
  • Park County, Montana (30-067):
    Annexed portion of deleted Yellowstone National Park (county equivalent) (30-113) effective November 7, 1997; 1990 added population: 52.
  • Carteret County, North Carolina (37-031):
    Boundary correction added from and detached unpopulated parts to Craven County (37-049); estimated area added: five square miles; estimated area detached: 16 square miles.
  • Craven County, North Carolina (37-049):
    Boundary correction added from and detached unpopulated parts to Carteret County (37-031); estimated area added: 16 square miles; estimated area detached: five square miles.
  • Augusta County, Virginia (51-015):
    Part annexed to Waynesboro (independent) city (51-820) effective July 1, 1994; no estimated population available.
  • Bedford County, Virginia (51-019):
    Part annexed to Bedford (independent) city (51-515) effective July 1, 1993; estimated population: 200.
  • Fairfax County, Virginia (51-059):
    Parts annexed to Fairfax (independent) city (51-600) effective December 31, 1991 and January 1, 1994; estimated population: 400.
  • Halifax County, Virginia (51-083):
    Added the former independent city of South Boston (51-780) effective June 30, 1995.
  • Prince William County, Virginia (51-153):
    Part annexed to Manassas Park (independent) city (51-685) effective December 31, 1990; no estimated population available.
  • Southampton County, Virginia (51-175):
    Part annexed to Franklin (independent) city (51-620) effective December 31, 1995; estimated population: 400.
  • Bedford (independent) city, Virginia (51-515):
    Annexed part of Bedford County (51-019) effective July 1, 1993; estimated population: 200.
  • Fairfax (independent) city, Virginia (51-600):
    Annexed parts of Fairfax County (51-059) effective December 31, 1991 and January 1, 1994; estimated population: 400.
  • Franklin (independent) city, Virginia (51-620):
    Annexed part of Southampton County (51-175) effective December 31, 1995; estimated population: 400.
  • Manassas Park (independent) city, Virginia (51-685):
    Annexed part of Prince William County (51-153) effective December 31, 1990; no estimated population available.
  • Waynesboro (independent) city, Virginia (51-820):
    Annexed part of Augusta County (51-015) effective July 1, 1994; no estimated population available.
  • Arecibo Municipio, Puerto Rico (72-013):
    Lost territory to Florida Municipio (72-054) effective February 8, 1998; estimated population: 45.
  • Barceloneta Municipio, Puerto Rico (72-017):
    Lost territory to Florida Municipio (72-054) effective February 8, 1998; estimated population: 1,860.
  • Florida Municipio, Puerto Rico (72-054):
    Gained territory from Arecibo Municipio (72-013), Barceloneta Municipio (72-017), and Manatí Municipio (72-091) effective February 8, 1998; estimated population: 1,905.
  • Manatí Municipio, Puerto Rico (72-091):
    Lost territory to Florida Municipio (72-054) effective February 8, 1998; estimated population: 0.

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