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TIGER/Line files

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  1. [data storage] A digital database of geographic features, covering the entire United States and its territories, that provides a topological description of the geographic structure of these areas. The files are a public product created from the U.S. Census Bureau Topologically Integrated Geographic Encoding and Referencing (TIGER) database. TIGER/Line files define the locations and spatial relationships of streets, rivers, railroads, and other features to each other and to the numerous geographic entities for which the Census Bureau tabulates data from its censuses and sample surveys.

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