We're proud to offer a simple, accurate and up-to-date GIS database for the 118th United States Congress. We've built it from the ground up by aggregating state-level data as approved by state legislatures due to redistricting after the 2020 Census.
|Projection||WGS84, Albers USA||WGS84, Albers USA|
|File format||Shapefile, SVG||Shapefile, GeoJSON, SVG|
|Resolution||Low Resolution||High Resolution|
|License||Creative Commons Attribution 4.0||Permissive, no redistribution|
|Future updates||Not guaranteed||Included for 12 months|
|Refund policy||N/A||30-day guarantee|
Here are a few screenshots that visualize the GIS shapes.
Low-resolution free version
High-resolution paid version
||The id for each congressional district (e.g. AL01).|
||The name of each congressional district (e.g. District 01).|
||Not technically a field, but the shape of each district will be represented as a Polygon/Multipolygon in a format consistent with GIS file format.|
||The meeting/number of the congress (e.g. 118). It will be the same for all districts.|
Is this the Congress that will be elected in November of 2022 and serve starting in January of 2023?
Yes. This is border data for the 118th Congress.
Can I get the border data for the 117th Congress (ending January 3, 2023)?
Yes, we can provide this shape data for no additional charge upon purchase, just email us.
Do you offer this product as a customizable interactive map?
Yes, please see our HTML5 Congress Map.
No. You are not allowed to sell the database or make it publicly available. However, you can make copies and backups of the data. You are also allowed to query the database to power publicly facing applications. To learn more, read the full license terms.
Why should I trust this data?
This database was aggregated from authoritative sources and carefully processed by SimpleMaps. We've been developing and selling interactive maps to Fortune 500 companies and prominent international organizations for over 11 years. Over this time, we've learned a lot about geographic data. To get a sense of the expertise and support we offer, check out some of the testimonials from our happy customers.
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