King County GIS Center
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Seattle, WA 98104

+ 47.59909 N
- 122.33136 W

+ 47°  35' 56.72"
- 122° 19' 52.90"


King County Landmarks

Description | Contacts | Attribute Information | Constraints

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Layer name: LANDMARK
Subject category: transportation
Title: King County Landmarks
Feature Count: 3373
Feature Type: Point
Abstract: Key landmarks within King County categorized into several major classes including but not limited to Government Sites; Major Commercial Sites; Transportation Facilities; Schools & Colleges; Sports & Leisure Facilities; Medical Facilities; Transit Center; Park and Ride Lots & Metro Tunnel Station; etc.
Purpose: The landmark database was generated for the ATIS application used by the Regional Automated Trip Planning group (RATP). This group assists Metro bus riders to get from one location to another taking the best route possible. Landmarks are often used to determine the origin and destination of trips instead of addresses. Used to support Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) route announcement requirements.
Status: Complete
Updated: As needed
Time period of content: (single date,as YYYYMMDD):: 20211105
Time period of content: (date range, as YYYYMMDD):: -
Spatial reference: WA State Plane North
FGDC Documentation: Classic or FAQ
Open Data Availability: Yes
Place Keywords: Washington State, Pacific NW, King County, WA,
Theme Keywords: landmark, transportation, transportation,
Lineage: Available
Supplemental Information: None


Maintained by:
King County Dept. of Transportation, Metro Transit Division, GIS Group
Primary: Trang Bui, DBA/GIS Analyst, 206-684-1593
(How to e-mail a County contact)
Secondary: KCGIS Center; This mailbox is monitored during business hours.

Attribute Information

_CODE_Landmark category code
60Buildings - Non-Government
61Building-City Government
62Building-County Government
63Building-State Government
64Building-Federal Government
90Business Districts
150Chambers of Commerce
180City Halls
210Department of Motor Vehicles
240Entertainment & Sports)
300Golf Courses
330Hospitals & Medical Centers
360Hotels & Motels
420Major Employment Centers
450Military Installations
500Transit Centers/Tunnel Stations
510Other Transportation Centers
520Fare Outlets - All Types
530Fare Outlets - Limited Types
600Parks & Recreation
630Piers & Terminals
661School-Junior High/Middle
663School-Colleges & Universities
690Shopping Centers
540Park & Pools
570Park & Rides
_ABB_NAME_Abbreviated name of featureString of standard and non-standard abbreviations
_FILL_Fill typeInteger
_SYMBOL_Symbol typeInteger
_XCOORD_Projected easting coordinateDouble
_YCOORD_Projected northing coordinateDouble
_LONGITUDE_Geographic longitude coordinateDouble
_LATITUDE_Geographic latitude coordinateDouble
_NAME_Full name of featureString
_ADDRESS_NUM_Numeric portion of street addressInteger
_ON_PREFIX_On-street street name prefixString
_ON_STNAME_On-street street nameString
_ON_STYPE_On-street street typeString
_ON_SUFFIX_On-street street suffixString
_CROSS_PREFIX_Cross-street street prefixString
_CROSS_STNAME_Cross-street street nameString
_CROSS_STYPE_Cross-street street typeString
_CROSS_SUFFIX_Cross-street street suffixString
_ADDRESS_Full street address of featureMixed case address with street number


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