Message #203: From: AzTeC SW Archaeology SIG To: "'Matthias Giessler'" Subject: US Census Publication on US Counties 1790-1990 Date: Wed, 19 Jun 96 08:25:00 MST Encoding: 20 TEXT Good information for Anthropologists and Historians: From: Robert Whaples The Commerce Department's Census Bureau and its National Technical Information Service are releasing "Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 to 1990." The report provides the total population for each of the nation's 3,141 counties from 1990 back to the first census in which the county appeared. Notes about changes in state boundaries, changes in names of counties, and how each county was formed are included in the report. Also, the report specifies the earliest census in which the county had its 1990 boundaries so users can compare population size and change for previous years. The 236-page report is for sale by the National Technical Information Service, 5285 Port Royal Road, Springfield, VA 22161; 703-487-4650. The cost is $35 plus handling. Refer to order number PB96-119060. An electronic version also is available on diskette as an ASCII text file for $35 plus handling. Refer to order number PB96-500525.