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NC Local GIS Data Archive:
Catawba County

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




Catawba County Map from Wikimedia Commons

Catawba County's GIS Links


Catawba County Municipal Government GIS Links:

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 'Catawba_County' ftp folder

  • 2007  PDF maps only; Downloaded July 12, 2007 from county website
  • 2008  PDF maps only; Downloaded Aug. 28, 2008 from county website
  • 2013  Acquired from NC Base Data Project, Sept. 2013
  • 2014  Acquired from NC Base Data Project, Sept. 2014

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 Catawba County for the following year(s) and formats:

  • 2005 - 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 Catawba County from NC OneMap's Raster Download Site:

  • 2005

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

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Go to the Libraries County GIS Page