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ESRI Sample Data

CD#1-World, Europe | CD#2-Canada, Mexico, General U.S. | CD#3-General U.S. contd.
CD#4-Western U.S. | CD#5-Central U.S. | CD#6-Eastern U.S. | CD#7-Southern U.S.
Data Location | Metadata | Sample Citation

New data is released with each new version of ArcGIS. Branner Library collects previous versions for historical comparisons (1999 to the present).

 

Metadata

More detailed metadata for the ESRI Sample Data can be found by searching for keyword "data" in the ArcView's online help system

World

  • Coordinate system: Latitude/Longitude in decimal degrees.
  • Datum Name: World Geodetic System of 1984 datum.
  • Coordinate precision: Double.

United States

  • Coordinate system: Latitude/longitude in decimal degrees.
  • Datum Name: North American Datum of 1983 (Hawaii is in Old Hawaiian Datum).
  • Coordinate precision: Double.

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ESRI Data & Maps -- CD 1

World:

Administrative Units 2002
Cities
Continents
Countries 1992
Countries 2002
Countries (generalized)
Country Memberships of Political Organizations (table)
CountryWatch Demographic (table)
Drainage Systems
Gazetteer
Lakes
Latitude and Longitude Grids
Named Latitudes and Longitudes
Regions
Rivers
Time Zones
UTM Zones
World Map Background
World Wildlife Fund Ecoregions
Worldsat Color Shaded Relief Image

Europe:

Germany ZIP Code Areas
One-Digit
Two-Digit
Five-Digit

Europe Basemap
Canals
Cities
Countries
Major Roads
Major Water

Places
Provinces
Railroads
Roads
Urbanized Areas
Water Bodies

Europe Demographic
Country Demographics
Province/State Demographics
Province/State Purchasing Power

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ESRI Data & Maps -- CD 2

Canada:

FSA Postal Centroids
Highways
Indian Reserves
Major Cities
Middle Cities
Municipalities
National Parks
Provinces
Provincial Parks
Railways
Regional Municipalities
Telephone Area Code Boundaries
Water Bodies

Mexico:

Cities
Drainage Systems
Road Routes
Roads
Lakes
Rivers
States

United States:

107 Congressional Districts
Census Feature Class Codes (table)
Census Feature Class Codes (table)
Counties (generalized)
Country Population Estimates (table)
Designated Market Areas
Drainage Systems (generalized)
Lakes (generalized)
Major Roads
Metropolitan Statistical Areas
National Atlas of the United States

_____Airports
_____Cities
_____Federal and Indian Land Areas
_____Federal Land Lines
_____Historic Earthquakes
_____Public Land Survey
_____Urbanized Areas
_____Volcanoes
_____Water Feature Areas
_____Water Feature Lines

National Transportation Atlas
_____Interstate Highways
_____Major Road Net
_____Railroads
Parks
Populated Place Areas
Populated Place Points
Rivers (generalized)
Road Routes (generalized)
Roads (generalized)
State Plane Zones for NAD 1927
State Plane Zones for NAD 1983

States (generalized)
Telephone Area Code Boundaries
Urbanized Areas
USGS Topographic Quadrangle Series Indexes
_____1:24,000

_____1:100,000
_____1:250,000

Zip Code Areas (five-digit)
Zip Code Areas (three-digit)
Zip Code Points

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ESRI Data & Maps -- CD 3

United States (continued):

Census Tracts
Counties
Major Water
National Transportation Atlas
_____Highways
_____U.S. Highway Routes

States

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ESRI Data & Maps -- CD 4

United States (continued):

GDT Landmarks
_____Airports
_____Institutions
_____Large Area Landmarks
_____Park Landmarks
_____Recreation Areas
_____Retail Centers
_____Transportation Terminals

Geographic Names Information System Cultural Points
_____Buildings
_____Cemeteries
_____Churches
_____Golf Locales
_____Hospitals
_____Locales
_____Populated Places
_____Schools
_____Summits

Western United States (by state):

Census Block Centroid Populations
Census Block Groups
Census Tracts
Major Roads
Rivers
Zip Code Areas

States Included:
Alaska
Arizona
California
Colorado
Hawaii
Idaho
Montana
Nevada
New Mexico
North Dakota
Oregon
Utah
Washington
Wyoming

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ESRI Data & Maps -- CD 5

Central United States (by state):

Census Block Centroid Populations
Census Block Groups
Census Tracts
Major Roads
Rivers
Zip Code Areas

States Included:
Arkansas
Colorado
Illinois
Iowa
Kansas
Louisana
Minnesota
Missouri
Nebraska
North Dakota
Oklahoma
South Dakota
Texas
Wisconsin

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ESRI Data & Maps -- CD 6

Eastern United States (by state):

Census Block Centroid Populations
Census Block Groups
Census Tracts
Major Roads
Rivers
Zip Code Areas

States Included:
Connecticut
Delaware
District of Columbia
Indiana
Kentucky
Maine
Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New York
Ohio
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
Vermont
Virginia
West Virginia

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ESRI Data & Maps -- CD 7

Southern United States (by state):

Census Block Centroid Populations
Census Block Groups
Census Tracts
Major Roads
Rivers
Zip Code Areas

States Included:
Alabama
Florida
Georgia
Mississippi
North Carolina
South Carolina
Tennessee

Elevation Data
North America Digital Elevation Model (grid)
North America Shaded Relief (grid)
World Digital Elevation Model (MrSID image)
World Shaded Relief (MrSID image)
World Topography and Bathymetry (MrSID image)

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Data Location

These Sample Data CD-ROMs are part of the ESRI site license and are available for borrowing from Branner Library. 

These data are also available through our AFS directory.

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Sample Citation for These Data

If you use these data for published research, please cite ESRI by following this example:

ESRI Data & Maps [CD-ROM]. (2002). Redlands, CA: Environmental Systems Research Institute.

 



Last modified: February 16, 2006

   
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