GNIS

The Geographic Names Information System (GNIS) is the Federal standard for geographic nomenclature.

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Get basic scheme info

(Note that all scheme endpoints default to ?format=json)

curl https://metameta.club/schemes/GNIS
Fetch info for a single code
curl https://metameta.club/schemes/GNIS/codes/1534993
Fetch hierarchical info for a single code, especially useful for the many coding schemes that embed hierarchy in successive code characters.
curl https://metameta.club/schemes/GNIS/codes/1534993/hierarchy
Fetch info on all codes that start with a prefix
curl https://metameta.club/schemes/GNIS/codes/prefix/None
Retrieve the count of codes that start with a prefix
curl https://metameta.club/schemes/GNIS/codes/prefix/None/count