Geographic Information Systems

Congratulations to Ashley Mullikin and Tong Qiu, winners of the UNC Innovative Use of GIS Competition!

Find Geospatial Data

Downloadable datasets are available as zipped files.

GIS Help and Resources

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Get help from a GIS expert.

visual representation of dataSpatial Data

Find web sources for spatial data.

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Get started with GIS software through tutorials, training and FAQs.

shapefileCreate a Shapefile

Use these step-by-step instructions to create a shapefile.

black and white aerial photographAerial Photos

Find historic aerial photos for several North Carolina counties.

historic mapGeoreferenced Historical Maps

Get access to historical maps that can be used in GIS software.

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