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NC Local GIS Data Archive:
Polk County

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



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

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

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

Polk County Map from Wikimedia Commons

Polk 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.

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 'Polk_County' ftp folder

  • 2008  Downloaded Aug. 18, 2008 from county website
  • 2008  Parcels only; Obtained via FTP from the county; Sept. 12, 2008
  • 2009  Downloaded Jul. 30, 2009 from county website
  • 2011  Downloaded Sept. 13, 2011 from county website and also 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:

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


Statewide Collections:



Additional Data Distributed By County

Polk 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