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API » Geography Lookup API - By Geography Type And Geography Name

This API returns geographies by name of a specific geography type.

Why We Provide It
We are providing this API to increase the value of the transparency of the National Broadband Map. With this API users can search for any US Census geography type and name and get back the list of those geographies with their Census codes.

Review Data Dictionary


API Base

API Call
{API Base}/geography/{geographyType}/name/{geographyName}?maxresults={maxResults}&all={all}&format={format}&callback={functionName}

Sample Call

Required Parameters
specify either one of the following geography type: state, county, censusplace, msa, usf, statesenate, statehouse, congdistrict, tribalnation

specify the geography name with at least 3 leading characters

specify the maximum results to be returned. defaulted to 100.

if true returns the complete set of results.

Optional Parameters
XML, JSON, JSONP (XML is default)

JSONP callback function name



<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8" standalone="yes"?>
<Response status="OK" responseTime="29">

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