New Hanover County GIS Data
Feature Data Layers obtained 1999
The following county-wide feature data layers are available for New Hanover County. The data are in Arc/Info export format, State Plane 1983/feet. Detailed attribute table descriptions, including data dictionaries, may be found in the online data documentation (93k, MS Word).
|Coverage||Description||.e00 File Size (mb)|
|LANDUSE||Land Use Polygons||124.4|
|ZONING||Planning Zone Boundaries||1.16|
|Table||Description||.e00 File Size (mb)|
|GISATR.EXT||Property Ownership Information||21.6|
NOTE: The New Hanover County 1999-2000 Official Tax Map Parcel Search Engine is also available on CD-ROM.
As of 1999, black and white New Hanover County orthophoto flights had been most recently done in February 1998. Most of the county is available in 1 foot resolution (200' scale); the remainder of the county is available at 2 foot (400' scale) See below:
The orthophotos are available in the following formats:
- Original BILs: 25 mb tiles on ten CD-ROM's
- Individual MrSID files at 11:1 compression: one CD-ROM
- 1 foot county-wide mosaic at 10:1 compression: one CD-ROM
- A single combined 1'/2' countywide mosaic at 29:1 compression: one CD-ROM
Two shapefiles (index200 for 200' and index400 for 400') indicating image extent and CD-ROM number are available on the Geodata server at http://geodata.lib.ncsu.edu/localgov/NewHanover_County/1999/meta. The shapefiles are in State Plane 1983/feet.
Public download orthophotos: The New Hanover County GIS Download Site allows download of aerial photography from 1949, 1956, 1966, 1981, 1998, 2002, and 2006 aerials in .sid format.