Help on the Place Administrative Divisions tab

The Administrative Divisions tab list the major divisions of a place. The actual name of the tab depends on the type of administrative divisions defined for the place, such as County.

Administrative Divisions (Tab Name)

The table below lists some common administrative divisions.

Administrative Divisions (Tab Name)For Place
StatesUnited States
CountiesOther States
Towns, Townships or PrecinctsCounty
MunicipiosPuerto Rico


The names of the administrative divisions are displayed alphabetically in a simple list.


Click on the name of an administrative division to navigate to its place page containing additional information about the specific administrative division.


This tab will not appear if the specific place does not have administrative divisions defined for it on Histopolis.


If a place has administrative divisions, you can visualize their locations by navigating the the Map tab for the place and selecting the Layer for the divisions. When the corresponding Layer is enabled, the name of the division under the cursor will appear in the status field to the left of the Layers menu.