Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

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Jackson County GIS, a division of the Jackson County Information Technology Department, provides mapping and GIS services for the county and surrounding municipalities and agencies. Our vast GIS data warehouse serves as a valuable resource for analysis decision making within the County.

GIS as a Vital Tool


Many county departments depend on information created and curated by the GIS department to properly, and effectively, carry out their job, such as:
  • Jackson County Central Dispatch - 911
  • Equalization
  • Region 2 Planning
  • Treasurer
  • Register of Deeds
  • Administration
  • Parks & Recreation

GIS Projects and Applications


Jackson County GIS has completed many projects and applications that support the day-to-day business of the county as well as enable county departments and agencies to make informed decisions.
  • County Tax Parcel Viewer
  • County Real Estate
  • County Voting Information
  • County Crime Mapping
  • Aerial Flight Programs
  • LiDAR Elevation Programs
  • Address and Street Centerline Management
  • Parcel Management

Goals


  • Promote, educate and integrate the prevalent usage of GIS to allow increased productivity through accurate and informed decision making.
  • Provide the general public, private sector and associated governmental agencies access to enhanced GIS services and products that will assist them in meeting their business needs.
  • Efficiently create and maintain an enterprise based GIS which accurately and comprehensively represents all relevant County geographic data and information through workflow driven development of GIS data and applications.