Key Interest Points of Interest

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What does this data set describe?

Title: Key Interest Points of Interest
Selected points of interest that are 'keyed' with Parcel (PIN, MAJOR, MINOR) information and hyperlinked to feature website, where available. This is a subset of COMMON_INTEREST_POINT.
Supplemental_Information: None
  1. How should this data set be cited?

    County, King, 20090930, Key Interest Points of Interest: King County, King County, WA.

    Online Links:

    • None

    Other_Citation_Details: None

  2. What geographic area does the data set cover?

    West_Bounding_Coordinate: -122.532104
    East_Bounding_Coordinate: -121.354817
    North_Bounding_Coordinate: 47.785742
    South_Bounding_Coordinate: 47.187505

  3. What does it look like?

    <> (JPG)
    JPG File of layer overlain on base of WA counties or local cities

  4. Does the data set describe conditions during a particular time period?

    Calendar_Date: 01-Jan-2009
    Currentness_Reference: publication date

  5. What is the general form of this data set?

    Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: vector digital data

  6. How does the data set represent geographic features?

    1. How are geographic features stored in the data set?

      This is a Vector data set. It contains the following vector data types (SDTS terminology):

      • Entity point (0)

    2. What coordinate system is used to represent geographic features?

      The map projection used is NAD 1983 HARN StatePlane Washington North FIPS 4601 Feet.

      Projection parameters:
      Standard_Parallel: 47.5
      Standard_Parallel: 48.73333333333333
      Longitude_of_Central_Meridian: -120.8333333333333
      Latitude_of_Projection_Origin: 47.0
      False_Easting: 1640416.666666667
      False_Northing: 0.0

      Planar coordinates are encoded using coordinate pair
      Abscissae (x-coordinates) are specified to the nearest 0.0003280833333333334
      Ordinates (y-coordinates) are specified to the nearest 0.0003280833333333334
      Planar coordinates are specified in foot_us

      The horizontal datum used is D North American 1983 HARN.
      The ellipsoid used is GRS 1980.
      The semi-major axis of the ellipsoid used is 6378137.0.
      The flattening of the ellipsoid used is 1/298.257222101.

  7. How does the data set describe geographic features?

    Point featureclass attribute table (Source: ESRI)

    Unique feature identifier (Source: King County)

    Range of values

    Unique Address database cross-reference (Source: King County)

    Five to six character alpha identifier

    Feature class code (Source: King County)

    60Non-Government Building
    61Building - City Government
    62Building - City Government
    63Building - State Government
    64Building - Federal Government
    65Police Station
    66Fire Station
    90Community area; business center; or neighborhood
    150Chamber of Commerce
    180City Hall
    210Department of Motor Vehicles
    240Entertainment and Sport
    300Golf Course
    330Hospital or Medical Center
    340Public Health Clinic
    360Hotel or Motel
    420Major employment center or large business
    450Military Installation
    500Transit Center
    510Other transportation center
    520Fare outlet - All type
    530Fare outlet - Limited type
    540Park and Pool
    570Park and Ride
    580Bike Lockers
    581Electrical outlets
    600Parks and Recreation
    630Pier or terminal
    660School - Elementary
    661School - Junior High or Middle
    662School - High
    663School - College or University
    664School - Alternative
    665School - Other facility
    690Shopping Center
    901Ballot drop-off box
    902Bike shop
    903Farmers market
    904Public Access farm
    999General reference feature

    Full name of feature (Source: King County)

    Mixed case text

    Abbreviated name of feature for labeling (Source: King County)

    Mixed case text

    Full street address (Source: King County)

    Mixed case text

    Five character zipcode for address (Source: King County)

    Five character text

    Parcel identifier (Source: King County)

    Ten character text

    Major portion of PIN (Source: King County)

    Four character text

    MINOR portion of PIN (Source: King County)

    Six character text

    Internal feature number. (Source: ESRI)

    Sequential unique whole numbers that are automatically generated.

    URL to feature website (Source: King County)

    http URL format

    Feature geometry. (Source: ESRI)

    Coordinates defining the features.

Who produced the data set?

  1. Who are the originators of the data set? (may include formal authors, digital compilers, and editors)

  2. Who also contributed to the data set?

  3. To whom should users address questions about the data?

    King County GIS Center
    Attn: Mike Leathers
    GIS Data Coordinator
    201 S Jackson St, Suite 706
    Seattle, WA 98104

    206-263-4867 (voice)

Why was the data set created?

High interest feature locations enhanced with supplemental query capabilities

How was the data set created?

  1. From what previous works were the data drawn?

  2. How were the data generated, processed, and modified?

    Date: 22-Nov-2011 (process 1 of 1)
    Updates to websites for selected Police Departments

  3. What similar or related data should the user be aware of?

How reliable are the data; what problems remain in the data set?

  1. How well have the observations been checked?

  2. How accurate are the geographic locations?

  3. How accurate are the heights or depths?

  4. Where are the gaps in the data? What is missing?

  5. How consistent are the relationships among the observations, including topology?

How can someone get a copy of the data set?

Are there legal restrictions on access or use of the data?

Access_Constraints: None
King County data are made available with the understanding that they shall be used exclusively by the obtainer or his/her authorized agents. Digital products may not be reproduced or redistributed in any form or by any means without the express written authorization of King County.

  1. Who distributes the data set? (Distributor 1 of 1)

    KCGIS Center
    Attn: Cheryl Wilder
    Data Sales Coordinator
    201 S Jackson St, Suite 700
    Seattle, WA 98104

    206-263-5220 (voice)

  2. What's the catalog number I need to order this data set?


  3. What legal disclaimers am I supposed to read?

    King County disclaims any warranty of use of any digital product or data beyond that for which it was designed.

  4. How can I download or order the data?

Who wrote the metadata?

Last modified: 28-Dec-2012
Metadata author:
King County GIS Center
Attn: Mike Leathers
GIS Data Coordinator
201 S Jackson St, Suite 706
Seattle, WA 98104

206-263-4867 (voice)

Metadata standard:
FGDC Content Standard for Digital Geospatial Metadata (FGDC-STD-001-1998)

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