Skill Drill: Download Census Data

Using what you learned in the previous step, download the cartographic boundary shapefiles for county_5m and county_20m.

An image of the cartographic boundary shapefiles page
The county-level data comes in several resolutions. Click to view a larger sized image.

Be sure to save the files to your original folder. Decompress each zip file using 7zip. Then, delete the zip files after decompressing them.