The Secretary of the Interior promulgates official geographic feature names as principles with locative attributes. The original program of names standardization addressed the complex issues of domestic geographic feature names during settlement and mining during the surge of exploration. President Benjamin Harrison signed an Executive Order, the Board. Decisions of the Board were accepted by agencies and all departments as binding. Numerous nations established relevant policies to toponomy. Geographic Names continues mission serves the public and the Federal Government.
Geographic feature names policies applying to the United States. EPodunk is affiliated not with any entity, provides also links to Web sites. Each new series of data incorporates the latest administrative record data, methodology and geographic boundaries.