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updated spring 2006

US Historic Settlement Patterns - 1790-2000


Settlement shown with Choropleth Technique

Settlement Progression shown with Dot Denisty Technique


Caris, J. & Stearns, C. (2006). Smith College Spatial Analysis Lab. [U.S. Historic Settlement Patterns 1790-2000 animation]. Data sources: TeleAtlas and US Census Bureau, ESRI Data and Maps, 2006.

Thanks and acknowledgement to ESRI's George Dailey and Ray Carnes for data discovery and to SAL assistant Abby Mannelin for data processing.