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ThinkGeo Announces the Release of USA 2006 SE Data

June 27, 2007

Lawrence, KS — ThinkGeo LLC announces the release of USA 2006 Second Edition data in ShapeFile (.shp) format. USA 2006 SE data is a complete geographic dataset of the United States and all its territories in the industry standard ShapeFile format, which is the data format required by most GIS software applications. For convenience and ease-of-use, customers can choose to have their USA 2006 data organized into either datasets separated by individual counties or datasets separated by individual states.

USA 2006 SE data is based on the latest and most up-to-date TIGER® data offered by the U.S. Census Bureau and includes ShapeFiles for all counties and equivalent entities in the United States as well as Puerto Rico and the Island Areas. USA 2006 SE data also includes realigned street feature coordinates for counties that have progressed through the MAF/TIGER® Accuracy Improvement Project.

USA 2006 data is sourced royalty-free, which allows users to freely distribute their software applications without having to pay any additional fees. Finally, USA 2006 SE data includes the following geographic features: landmarks, census tracts, county census divisions, traffic analysis zones, school districts, railways, hydrography, voting districts, urban areas, water polygons, and zip codes.

ThinkGeo LLC is an industry leader in mapping and asset tracking technologies and services. ThinkGeo LLC offers a wide variety of high-quality products for asset tracking and for software developers who are authoring mapping and geospatial applications. To learn more about USA 2006 SE data or other map datasets that are offered, please contact one of our sales representatives at or (866)847-7510.