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NC Local GIS Data Archive:
Guilford County

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

Guilford County Map from Wikimedia Commons

Guilford County's GIS Links

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

Guilford 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 'Guilford_County' ftp folder

  • 2002  Downloaded Mar. 27, 2002 from county website
  • 2007  Downloaded Aug. 21, 2007 from county website
  • 2008  Downloaded Aug. 21, 2008 from county website
  • 2008  City of High Point data only; Downloaded Sept. 24, 2008 from city website
  • 2009  Downloaded Jul. 28, 2009 from county website
  • 2010  Downloaded Aug. 20, 2010 from county website
  • 2011  Downloaded Aug. 30, 2011 from county website
  • 2012  Downloaded Aug. 30, 2011 from county website
  • 2013  Acquired from NC Base Data Project, Sept. 2013
  • 2014  Acquired from NC Base Data Project, Sept. 2014

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NCSU Libraries Raster Data Archive

Primarily includes orthophotos (digital aerial photography)

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

  • 1995 - SID
  • 1999 - TIFF
  • 2003 - SID
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 Guilford County from NC OneMap's Raster Download Site:

  • 1995
  • 2003
  • 2008

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

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