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NC Local GIS Data Archive:
Alexander County

County & Municipal GIS Links | Vector Data Holdings | Raster Data Holdings | Additional Data Sources




Alexander County Map from Wikimedia Commons

Alexander County's GIS Links

  • webpage link GIS Website - Go here for questions about Alexander County GIS
  • mapping site link Online Mapping - Generate custom maps, owner and address search, more








NCSU Libraries Vector Data Archive

May include feature types such as property ownership parcels, street centerlines, jurisdictional boundaries, districts, zoning, building footprints, land use, and various other layers.

Alert Access to the Geodata Server requires a valid UNITY ID by NCSU affiliated users only.
Off-campus users: This is a proxy link to the 'Alexander_County' ftp folder

  • 2008  PNG maps only; Downloaded Aug. 27, 2008 from county website
  • 2012  Acquired June 2012 via state agency
  • 2013  Acquired from NC Base Data Project, Sept. 2013

Tip: With Internet Explorer, go to the "View" menu and select "Open FTP site in Windows Explorer."



NCSU Libraries Raster Data Archive

Primarily includes orthophotos (digital aerial photography)

Local/Regional Collections:
NCSU Libraries has orthophotos for Alexander County for the following year(s) and formats:

  • 1999 - SID
  • 2005 - SID/TIFF
Contact Data Services for information and access to the data files.


Statewide Collections:



Additional Data Distributed By County

Orthophotos for the following year(s) are available for Alexander County from NC OneMap's Raster Download Site:

  • 1999
  • 2005

Alexander County has not yet contributed street centerline data to NC Street Map.

NRCS Soils Learn more... | Go Directly to NRCS Soil Data Mart

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Digital Elevation Models (DEMs) Learn more...




Go to the Libraries County GIS Page