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NRGIS Library Retired | February 13, 2018

Spatial data and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources have had a long history. Today the Natural Resources GIS (NRGIS) Library was retired with with much of the data being migrated to Iowa GeoData portal. Many thanks to the people and organizations who started it all in Iowa. If you feel we have missed something in this transition or need assistance in finding data please contact us.

ISU Orthoserver Imagery URL | December 4, 2017

The ISU Orthoserver Imagery URLs will be changing January 8, 2018. All connections will now be HTTP/s. New addresses will be as follows:
REST Services:
WMS Connections:
AGS Connections in your Desktop GIS:

Broadband Targeted Service Areas | November 1, 2017

TSA Data now available to plan and facilitate the building of rural broadband infrastructure. Broadband provider and TSA/non-TSA status available to the Census Block Level. House File 655 provides a property tax exemption for installation of broadband infrastructure that facilitates broadband service at or above 25 megabits per second of download speed and 3 megabits per second of upload speed within a targeted service area.

Welcome! | July 19, 2017

The Office of the Chief Information Officer in cooperation with many State of Iowa agencies have launched a new website to make finding geospatial data within the state easier. Check back often as new content is published.

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Iowa Geological Survey

The Iowa Geological Survey (IGS) is a recognized leader in the geologic and hydrogeologic sciences. As a...

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The Homeland Security and Emergency Management Department (HSEMD) has been working to make Iowa more...

Iowa State University GIS Facility

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Legislative Services Agency

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Iowa Department of Education geospatial data.

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