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NC Local GIS Data Archive:
Henderson County

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Henderson County Map from Wikimedia Commons

Henderson County's 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.

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Off-campus users: This is a proxy link to the 'Henderson_County' ftp folder

  • 2000  Acquired via CD from the county, 2000. Converted from Understanding Sys format to ESRI shp
  • 2002  Downloaded April 29, 2002 from county website
  • 2006  Downloaded Aug. 31, 2006 from county website
  • 2007  Downloaded July 20, 2007 from county website
  • 2008  Downloaded Aug. 21, 2008 from county website
  • 2009  Downloaded Jul. 30, 2009 from county website
  • 2010  Downloaded Dec. 16, 2010 from county website
  • 2011  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 Henderson County for the following year(s) and formats:

  • 2001 - 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 Henderson County from NC OneMap's Raster Download Site:

  • 2001
  • 2007

Henderson County contributed street centerline data to NC Street Map on the following date(s):

  • 2008-09-23

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