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NC Local GIS Data Archive:
Franklin County

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



NC State University Libraries staff are unable to answer questions related to specific land property in Franklin County such as ownership, deeds, or provide property maps.

We also cannot troubleshoot problems or answer usability questions about online mapping websites.

For such questions, please use "Franklin County's GIS Links" directly below to find the appropriate local office and people to call or email.

Franklin County Map from Wikimedia Commons

Franklin County's GIS Links

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

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 'Franklin_County' ftp folder

  • 2001  More Info...
  • 2006  Parcels only; Obtained via CD from the county; Nov. 29, 2006
  • 2008  Downloaded Aug. 26, 2008 from county website
  • 2009  Downloaded Aug. 4, 2009 from county website
  • 2011  Acquired February 2011 via project
  • 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 Franklin County for the following year(s) and formats:

  • 2000 - SID
  • 2010 - 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 Franklin County from NC OneMap's Raster Download Site:

  • 2007

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

NRCS Soils Learn more... | Go Directly to Web Soil Survey

FEMA Flood Zones Learn more...

Elevation data (DEMs, topography contours) Learn more...




Go to the Libraries County GIS Page