US states are identified by a 2-digit number, while US counties are identified by a 3-digit number.
The first two of the five-digit fips codes, the state’s, are not marked, only the three-digit numbers per county are shown under the names of the counties on the Illinois state vector map.
More from FIPS code:
Federal Communications Commission
– County seats names
– County name-fips code
– County seat sign
– County shape
The Three-digit FIPS code & county map of Illinois file in vector format enable the user organise level of structuring of map.
A vector file (ai, pdf) has flexible tools for displaying elements of maps
- you can discrete or arbitrary scaling map
- performing group operation with selected features
- changing the orders of displaying layers
- switching in/off displaying os any layers
- changing attributes of selected object ( recolour, modify outline thick, transparency, symbols)
- adding or changing features of any items, (i.e. font type)
- copying and moving particular shapes
- merging different shapes (i.e. counties)
- adding, removing cartography symbols
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