The land area of Springfield, MA was 32 in 2016. The land area of Providence, RI was 18 in 2016.

Land Area

Water Area

Land area is a measurement providing the size, in square miles, of the land portions of geographic entities for which the Census Bureau tabulates and disseminates data. Area is calculated from the specific boundary recorded for each entity in the Census Bureau's geographic database. Land area is based on current information in the TIGER® data base, calculated for use with Census 2010.

Water Area figures include inland, coastal, Great Lakes, and territorial sea water. Inland water consists of any lake, reservoir, pond, or similar body of water that is recorded in the Census Bureau's geographic database. It also includes any river, creek, canal, stream, or similar feature that is recorded in that database as a two- dimensional feature (rather than as a single line). The portions of the oceans and related large embayments (such as Chesapeake Bay and Puget Sound), the Gulf of Mexico, and the Caribbean Sea that belong to the United States and its territories are classified as coastal and territorial waters; the Great Lakes are treated as a separate water entity. Rivers and bays that empty into these bodies of water are treated as inland water from the point beyond which they are narrower than 1 nautical mile across. Identification of land and inland, coastal, territorial, and Great Lakes waters is for data presentation purposes only and does not necessarily reflect their legal definitions.

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Geographic and Area Datasets Involving Providence, RI or Springfield, MA

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    1940 City Field Assessment Records | Last Updated 2013-11-27T18:52:18.000Z

    Abstract: This digitized collection contains approximately 90,000 images of Residential Assessment Records (a.k.a. “field cards”) created by the Tax Assessors Department of the City of Providence, Rhode Island. These cards contain information on structural conditions of buildings (e.g., grades of condition for foundations, walls, roofs, building materials, etc.) organized by, street address, and plat & lot number within the City of Providence. The verso of these cards contains structural diagrams, land valuations, and cost computations. ----------------------------------------------------------- Finding aid: Providence City Field Assessment Records ----------------------------------------------------------- Series 1: 1940 ----------------------------------------------------------- Creator: Providence City Archives ------------------------------------------------------------ Language of materials: English ------------------------------------------------------ Repository: Providence City Archives ------------------------------------------------------- Record Group Number: RG 131.3 -------------------------------------------------------- Scope and Content: The field cards were developed as a measure to accurately grade the value of a structure for tax purposes within the City of Providence. The strength of the collection, contemporarily, concerns the sections under “Land Valuation” on the verso of the digitized documents, particularly the status for which a building was zoned for (eg., house, apartment, industrial, or commercial structure, etc.). This information helps distinguish the maximum amount of tenants a residential building can have within code. Other areas of interest include quality assessments from building materials to structural condition (eg., cost computation of values before and after deductions of existing conditions and improvements of a structure). ------------------------------------------------------------- Arrangement: The field cards are digitized and arranged in the Socrata database system accessed by address + plat/lot. ------------------------------------------------------------------ Access to the collection: There are no restrictions to access. --------------------------------------------------------------------- Use of materials: The materials are within public domain. However, researchers are kindly asked to cite the Providence City Archives if reproduced. ----------------------------------------------------------------- Preferred citation: Residential Assessment Records, RG131.3, Providence City Archives.

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    State Profiles: FY 2014 Public Libraries Survey (Data) | Last Updated 2017-09-07T15:48:11.000Z

    Pull up a state's profile to find state-level totals on key data such as numbers of libraries and librarians, revenue and expenditures, and collection sizes.<br><br>These data include imputed values for libraries that did not submit information in the FY 2014 data collection. Imputation is a procedure for estimating a value for a specific data item where the response is missing. <br><br>Download PLS data files to see imputation flag variables or learn more on the imputation methods used in FY 2014 at