GNIS will be unavailable beginning at 3:00 pm Mountain Time Friday, October 20 for system maintenance.
The system is expected to be available by Monday morning October 23. Users will also be unable to download files during this time.
The U.S. Board on Geographic Names (BGN) celebrated its
125th Anniversary on September 18, 2015, at the James Madison Memorial Building
of the Library of Congress in Washington, DC. The one-day event included a Symposium with
invited speakers and an Open House in the Geography and Map Division that highlighted
geographic names-related artifacts.