U.S. Board on Geographic Names

Resources

Below are links to some background information on the Board on Geographic Names. Click on the links to download the information.

Introduction to the BGN (fact sheet/tri-fold)

Information Resources (fact sheet/tri-fold)

Official Geographic Names for Federal Publications (fact sheet/tri-fold)

Getting the Facts Straight

Bylaws

Public Law 80-242

BGN Annual Reports to the Secretary of the Interior (fiscal year):

2017

2016

2015

2014

2013

Contacts

Full Board, Domestic Names, and Antarctic Names
Foreign Names and Undersea Features
Geographic Names Information System