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County data sets by State (plain ASCII format)

From this page you can download water-use data sets from the National Water-Use Data Archive to your computer. This area contains county data files, by state, in plain 'ASCII' format (suitable . Data files are also available in 'compressed MSDOS' format, or in 'compressed UNIX' format.

To download any of the files listed below, just click on the 'hotlinked' file name.

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        1990      1985      File                 1990     1985       File
State   file      file      size        State    file     file       size
-----  ------    ------    ------       -----   ------    ------    ------
 AK    ak90co    ak85co     48 Kb         AL    al90co    al85co    114 Kb
 AR    ar90co    ar85co    127 Kb         AZ    az90co    az85co     25 Kb
 CA    ca90co    ca85co     99 Kb         CO    co90co    co85co    107 Kb
 CT    ct90co    ct85co     14 Kb         DC    dc90co    dc85co      2 Kb
 DE    de90co    de85co      5 Kb         FL    fl90co    fl85co    114 Kb
 GA    ga90co    ga85co    270 Kb         HI    hi90co    hi85co      8 Kb
 IA    ia90co    ia85co    168 Kb         ID    id90co    id85co     75 Kb
 IL    il90co    il85co    174 Kb         IN    in90co    in85co    156 Kb
 KS    ks90co    ks85co    179 Kb         KY    ky90co    ky85co    204 Kb
 LA    la90co    la85co    109 Kb         MA    ma90co    ma85co     24 Kb
 MD    md90co    md85co     41 Kb         ME    me90co    me85co     27 Kb
 MI    mi90co    mi85co    141 Kb         MN    mn90co    mn85co    148 Kb
 MO    mo90co    mo85co    196 Kb         MS    ms90co    ms85co    139 Kb
 MT    mt90co    mt85co     97 Kb         NC    nc90co    nc85co    170 Kb
 ND    nd90co    nd85co     90 Kb         NE    ne90co    ne85co    158 Kb
 NH    nh90co    nh85co     17 Kb         NJ    nj90co    nj85co     36 Kb
 NM    nm90co    nm85co     56 Kb         NV    nv90co    nv85co     29 Kb
 NY    ny90co    ny85co    105 Kb         OH    oh90co    oh85co    150 Kb
 OK    ok90co    ok85co    131 Kb         OR    or90co    or85co     61 Kb
 PA    pa90co    pa85co    114 Kb         PR    pr90co    pr85co    133 Kb
 RI    ri90co    ri85co      8 Kb         SC    sc90co    sc85co     78 Kb
 SD    sd90co    sd85co    112 Kb         TN    tn90co    tn85co    162 Kb
 TX    tx90co    tx85co    432 Kb         UT    ut90co    ut85co     49 Kb
 VA    va90co    va85co    231 Kb         VI    vi90co    vi85co      5 Kb
 VT    vt90co    vt85co     24 Kb         WA    wa90co    wa85co    231 Kb
 WI    wi90co    wi85co      5 Kb         WV    wv90co    wv85co     94 Kb
 WY    wy90co    wy85co     39 Kb        

All 3225 US counties (1985) in a single file, .xls format --->> us85co.xls (3,740 Kb)
All 3225 US counties (1990) in a single file --->> us90co (2600 Kb)

Be sure to download the water-use data dictionary also! (You'll only need it once - it describes all of USGS's water-use data files and data elements for these years).

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