[Geowanking] US Universities Baselayer

Andrew Turner geowanking at highearthorbit.com
Fri Sep 29 06:45:11 PDT 2006


This looks like it is just Elementary & Secondary schools - and
doesn't contain Universities/Colleges?

Andrew

On 9/28/06, Sophia Parafina <sparafina at comcast.net> wrote:
> Here ya go: http://nces.ed.gov/ccd/address.asp
>
> BTW, we also sell a comprehensive database for US institutions under our
> Places2Protect data product.
>
> sophia
>
>
> Tyler Mitchell wrote:
> > I'm interested in this as well, but haven't been able to find
> > anything.  Even a rough list to geocode against would be nice to have.
> >
> > Tyler
> >
> > On 28-Sep-06, at 2:02 PM, Scott Davis wrote:
> >
> >> OK, I'm stumped. Anyone know of a good data layer showing US colleges
> >> and universities? (International would be nice as well, but I'm
> >> primarily interested in domestic schools at this point.)
> >>
> >> I can get school district polys from the US Census (
> >> http://www.census.gov/geo/www/cob/index.html ) and school points from
> >> GNIS ( http://geonames.usgs.gov/ ), but both lump in elementary and
> >> secondary schools with the colleges. Unless I'm missing something,
> >> GNIS doesn't give me a field that has a finer grain that "school".
> >>
> >> Thx,
> >> Scott Davis
> >> scott at davisworld.org
> >>
> >>
>



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