On behalf of the State GIS Board, the Arkansas GIS Office is pleased to announce the state’s strategic plan for GIS has been updated, and adopted. The plan builds on the work of the agency to foster the development, and maintenance of framework GIS data. It includes key actions on the work of the Division […]
The Division of Land Surveys is pleased to announce the first publication of Public Land Survey System, Corner Control Points in the state. One of the chief missions of the Division of Land Surveys is to restore, maintain, and preserve the land survey monuments, section corners, and quarter section corners established by the United States […]
The Arkansas GIS Office is pleased to announce the release of two of our most popular paper map products. These maps showcase the House of Representatives and Senate Districts of the 91st General Assembly. Photo Map Detail Each map contains a handy reference for the name, district and photo of each legislative member. Freshmen legislative members […]
In May of 2016 the citizens of College City, and Walnut Ridge in Lawrence County, held a special election on the issue of consolidating College City, and Walnut Ridge together. The election also included a measure for what name the consolidated city would take. Both measures passed with the voters settling on Walnut Ridge as […]
Please join us in congratulating Maria Owen in the GIS Office for achieving her International Association of Assessing Officers (IAAO) Level 4 Certified Appraiser credentials. This builds on Maria’s Cadastral Mapping Specialist certification she earned last year from the same organization. Maria has been through the spectrum of IAAO training courses offered by the International organization, […]
Never let it be said that we don’t pine for the Good Ol’ Days here in Arkansas. Did you know we have a Memory Lane in all of these places? Alexander Alma Bentonville Bigelow Cabot Camden Clinton Cotter DeWitt Dumas El Dorado Gillham Harrison Hattieville Hazen Higden Horseshoe Bend Hot Springs National Park Jerusalem Marshall […]
The Arkansas GIS Office is pleased to share new guidance on the Arkansas Master Address Point database file structure. The guidance provides suggestion for adding two more attributes for local addressing authorities. These additional columns of information are specifically geared to lay the foundation for the address point data to serve public safety needs. Future […]
Arkansas was the host State for the Mid-America GIS Consortium 2016 Symposium planning retreat. We hosted our friends and neighbors from the surrounding states at Queen Wilhelmena State Park.
Staff at the Arkansas GIS office recently presented a lecture on new products capabilities and services through the platform formally known as GeoStor. The lecture was provided as A part of the 2015 Arkansas GIS Users Forum symposium in Little Rock Arkansas.
The Arkansas GIS Office was involved in hosting the Mid-America GIS Consortium MAGIC Clearinghouse Summit. State representatives from the region gathered in northwest Arkansas August 16th and 17th to learn about issues, challenges and the success stories of operating statewide GIS data clearinghouses.