The Public Land Survey System (PLSS)

http://nationalatlas.gov/articles/boundaries/a_plss.html

Explains the characteristics and history of this distinctive way of describing geographic position characteristic of the midwestern and western states of the US.

by National Atlas of the United States
Related topics:
Administrative and political boundaries, Cadastral and legal land descriptions, Geography, Map coordinate systems
States or counties
Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, Wisconsin, Wyoming
Alternative formats of this information:
Compatible standard Format
FGDC-CSDGM Text XML JSON
CCM of Project Open Data JSON
ISO 19115 XML