In 1890, the Superintendent of the Census described the western part of the country as having so many pockets of settled area that a frontier line could no longer be said to exist. The advance of the frontier line that characterized shifts in population distribution for the previous 100 years was complete. This series of maps highlights population expansion into new territory, subsequent gains in population density, and increasing urbanization.
|Creator||US Census Bureau|
|Contributor||US Census Bureau|
|Resource Type||Analysis or Visualization Tool|
|Education Level||Higher Ed|
|Access Rights||Free Access|