40 U.S. Code § 902 - Definitions

§ 902.
Definitions
In this chapter, the following definitions apply:
(1)Unit of general local government.—
The term “unit of general local government” means a city, county, town, parish, village, or other general-purpose political subdivision of a State.
(2)Urban area.—The term “urban area” means—
(A)
a geographical area within the jurisdiction of an incorporated city, town, borough, village, or other unit of general local government, except a county or parish, having a population of at least 10,000 inhabitants;
(B)
that portion of the geographical area within the jurisdiction of a county, town, township, or similar governmental entity which contains no incorporated unit of general local government but has a population density of at least 1,500 inhabitants per square mile; and
(C)
that portion of a geographical area having a population density of at least 1,500 inhabitants per square mile and situated adjacent to the boundary of an incorporated unit of general local government which has a population of at least 10,000.

Historical and Revision Notes

Revised

Section

Source (U.S. Code)

Source (Statutes at Large)

902

40:535(a), (b).

June 30, 1949, ch. 288, title VIII, § 806(a), (b), as added Pub. L. 90–577, title V, § 501, Oct. 16, 1968, 82 Stat. 1105.

 

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