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Are there metadata Files for USGS topographic maps?

Yes. GeoPDF files for both Historical topographic maps (produced 1884-2006) and US Topo maps (produced 2009-present) come with an XML metadata file attached to each GeoPDF file. To access the metadata file, download the GeoPDF file, open it in Acrobat Reader, click on the paperclip icon, then select a file from the list that appears (a US Topo Map Symbols sheet is also included). 

A CSV dump (for import into spreadsheets) of selected metadata fields for the complete Historical Topographic Map and US Topo collections is refreshed nightly and posted here on the Geographic Names website.

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