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Lat/Lng to Block Data

I'm having some trouble going from lat/lng to block data.


The example here (http://www.census.gov/developers/data/geography_list_sf1.html) seem to indicate that state, country, and tract information is required to get the block data.


Here (http://www.census.gov/developers/geo/) it recommends using the FCC's Block Conversion API to convert lat/lng to block FIPS code.


That's great, but it doesn't return the tract so I'm not able to access the census data. Am I missing something? How are others doing this?



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