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Changes to Counties or County Equivalent Entities: 2010s

New Counties or County Equivalent Entities

  • Petersburg Borough, Alaska (02-195):
    Created from part of former Petersburg Census Area (02-195) and part of Hoonah-Angoon Census Area (02-105) effective January 3, 2013; estimated population 3,203.

Deleted Counties or County Equivalent Entities

  • Bedford (independent) city, Virginia (51-515):
    Changed to town status and added to Bedford County (51-019) effective July 1, 2013.

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

  • Kusilvak Census Area, Alaska (02-158)
    Changed name and code from Wade Hampton Census Area (02-270) effective July 1, 2015.
  • Wade Hampton Census Area, Alaska (02-270)
    Changed name and code to Kusilvak Census Area (02-158) effective July 1, 2015.
  • LaSalle Parish, Louisiana (22-059)
    Name corrected from La Salle Parish (removing space) reported as of January 1, 2011.
  • Oglala Lakota County, South Dakota (46-102)
    Changed name and code from Shannon County (46-113) effective May 1, 2015.
  • Shannon County, South Dakota (46-113)
    Changed name and code to Oglala Lakota County (46-102) effective May 1, 2015.

Substantial County or County Equivalent Boundary Changes

  • Hoonah-Angoon Census Area, Alaska (02-105):
    Part taken to create new Petersburg Borough (02-195) effective January 3, 2013; estimated detached population: 1
  • Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area, Alaska (02-198):
    Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area (02-198) added part of the former Petersburg Census Area (02-195) effective January 3, 2013; estimated added population 613.
  • Bedford County, Virginia (51-019):
    Added the former independent city of Bedford (51-515) effective July 1, 2013; estimated net added population 6,222.

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