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NC Local GIS Data Archive: Swain County

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




Swain County Map from Wikimedia Commons

Swain County's GIS Links

  • webpage link GIS Website - Go here for questions about Swain 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.

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

    • 2011  Acquired February 2011 via project
    • 2012  Acquired June 2012 via state agency
    • 2013  Acquired from NC Base Data Project, Sept. 2013

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




    NCSU Libraries Raster Data Archive

    Primarily includes orthophotos (digital aerial photography)

    Local/Regional Collections:

    We don't have any local orthophoto data for Swain County.


    Statewide Collections:




    Additional Data Distributed By County




    Go to the Libraries County GIS Page