Metadata for Montana 2005-2013 Legislative Districts Metadata for Montana 2005-2013 Legislative Districts
Identification Information:
Citation:
Originator: Montana Legislative Services Division
Publication date: 02/05/2003
Title: Montana 2005-2013 Legislative Districts
Publication place: Helena, Montana
Publisher: Montana State Library
Other citation details:
The former name of the data set on the NRIS web site was "leg2004"
Online linkage: http://ftp.geoinfo.msl.mt.gov/Data/Spatial/NonMSDI/Shapefiles/Legislature2005.zip
Browse graphic file name: http://ftp.geoinfo.msl.mt.gov/Documents/Maps/Thumbnails/20030728_495_thumb.jpg
Browse graphic file description: Thumbnail of Montana 2004-2013 Legislative Districts map
Browse graphic file name: http://ftp.geoinfo.msl.mt.gov/Documents/Maps/Individual/20030728_495_2005_MTLegDist.pdf
Browse graphic file description: Montana 2004-2013 Legislative Districts map
Browse graphic file name: http://ftp.geoinfo.msl.mt.gov/Documents/Maps/Individual/20030728_496_2005_MTLegDistTowns.pdf
Browse graphic file description: Montana cities 2004-2013 Legislative Districts detail maps

Abstract:
Montana Legislative Districts for the 2005 through 2013 Legislatures. Each polygon represents a House District. Senate Districts are each composed of two House Districts, whose district numbers equal twice the Senate District number and twice the Senate District number, minus one

Time period of content:
Beginning date: 2004
Ending date: 2014
Currentness reference: ground condition
Status:
Progress: Complete
Maintenance and update frequency: Decennial
Access constraints: None
Use constraints:
The Montana State Library provides this product/service for informational purposes only. The Library did not produce it for, nor is it suitable for legal, engineering, or surveying purposes. Consumers of this information should review or consult the primary data and information sources to ascertain the viability of the information for their purposes. The Library provides these data in good faith but does not represent or warrant its accuracy, adequacy, or completeness. In no event shall the Library be liable for any incorrect results or analysis; any direct, indirect, special, or consequential damages to any party; or any lost profits arising out of or in connection with the use or the inability to use the data or the services provided. The Library makes these data and services available as a convenience to the public, and for no other purpose. The Library reserves the right to change or revise published data and/or services at any time.
Point of contact:
Montana State Library
P.O. Box 201800
Helena, Montana 59620-1800


Telephone: 406-444-5354
TDD/TTY telephone: Montana Relay 711
Fax: 406-444-0266
E-Mail: geoinfo@mt.gov


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Data Quality Information:
Horizontal Positional Accuracy Report:
The district boundary coordinates are from U.S. Census Bureau 2000 Redistricting TIGER/Line files. These files are mostly based on 1:100,000 scale data, which have a positional accuracy of approximately 50 meters, or 160 feet.

Lineage:
Source information:
Originator: U.S. Census Bureau
Publication date: 2000
Title: TIGER/Line Files
Edition: Redistricting Census 2000
Publication place: Washington, DC
Publisher: U.S. Census Bureau
Online linkage: http://www.census.gov/geo/www/tiger/rd_2ktiger/tgr2kweb.html
Online linkage: http://www.census.gov/geo/www/tiger/
Source scale denominator: 100000
Source contribution:
The coordinates of the district boundaries are from this source.
Calendar date: 2000
Source information:
Originator: U.S. Census Bureau
Publication date: 2001
Title: Public Law 94-171 Files
Publication place: Washington, DC
Publisher: U.S. Census Bureau
Source contribution:
This is the source of the population data that the Montana Redistricting and Apportionment Commission used to create districts of approximately equal population.
Calendar date: 04/01/2000

Process step:
Convert TIGER data to ESRI shapefile data showing census geography, using AutoBound version 4 software (Digital Engineering Corporation, Annapolis MD, 410-295-3333).
Process date: 2001
Process contact:
Hank Trenk
Montana Legislative Services Division
Telephone: 406-444-3064
E-Mail: htrenk@mt.gov


Process step:
Define legislative districts and save them as an ESRI shapefile.
Process date: 2003
Process contact:
Susan Fox
Montana Legislative Services Division
Telephone: 406-444-3064
E-Mail: sfox@mt.gov


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Spatial Data Organization Information:
Point and vector object information:
SDTS object type: G-polygon
SDTS object count: 100
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Spatial Reference Information:
Horizontal coordinate system definition:
Grid coordinate system name: State Plane Coordinate System
SPCS zone identifier: 2500
Lambert conformal conic:
Standard parallel: 45.000000
Standard parallel: 49.000000
Longitude of central meridian: -109.500000
Latitude of projection origin: 44.250000
False easting: 600000.000000
False northing: 0.000000
Planar distance units: meters
Geodetic model:
Horizontal datum name: North American Datum of 1983
Ellipsoid name: Geodetic Reference System 80
Semi-major axis: 6378137.000000
Denominator of flattening ratio: 298.257222
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Entity and Attribute Information:
Entity type label: Legislature2005.dbf

Attribute label: FID
Attribute definition: Shapefile sequence number

Attribute label: Shape
Attribute definition: Feature geometry

Attribute label: AREA
Attribute definition: Area of feature in square meters

Attribute label: PERIMETER
Attribute definition: Perimeter of feature in meters

Attribute label: LEG2004_
Attribute definition: Sequence number from original coverage version of the data

Attribute label: LEG2004_ID
Attribute definition: ID number from original coverage version of the data

Attribute label: HOUSE
Attribute definition: Montana House District number

Attribute label: SENATE
Attribute definition: Montana Senate District number

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Distribution Information:
Distributor:
Montana State Library
PO Box 201800
Helena, MT 59620-1800


Telephone: 406-444-5354
Telephone: 406-444-5354
TDD/TTY telephone: Montana Relay 711
Fax: 406-444-0266
E-Mail: geoinfo@mt.gov
E-Mail: geoinfo@mt.gov


Resource description: Downloadable Data


Distribution liability:
The Montana State Library provides this product/service for informational purposes only. The Library did not produce it for, nor is it suitable for legal, engineering, or surveying purposes. Consumers of this information should review or consult the primary data and information sources to ascertain the viability of the information for their purposes. The Library provides these data in good faith but does not represent or warrant its accuracy, adequacy, or completeness. In no event shall the Library be liable for any incorrect results or analysis; any direct, indirect, special, or consequential damages to any party; or any lost profits arising out of or in connection with the use or the inability to use the data or the services provided. The Library makes these data and services available as a convenience to the public, and for no other purpose. The Library reserves the right to change or revise published data and/or services at any time.

Standard order process:
Digital form:
Format name: ESRI Shapefile
megabytes
Online option:
http://ftp.geoinfo.msl.mt.gov/Data/Spatial/NonMSDI/Shapefiles/Legislature2005.zip
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Metadata Reference Information:
Metadata date: 01/16/2014
Metadata review date: 04/17/2013
Metadata review date: 09/29/2004
Metadata review date: 07/28/2003
Metadata contact:
Montana State Library
P.O. Box 201800
Helena, Montana 59620-1800


Telephone: 406-444-5354
TDD/TTY telephone: Montana Relay 711
Fax: 406-444-0266
E-Mail: geoinfo@mt.gov


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