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Users Expand on Centerlines

The following is a collection of quotes from producers and users of the Arkansas Centerline File program. Dale Booker, Nevada County 911 Coordinator, Prescott, Ark. “In Nevada County, Centerline and Point Addressing has been in service for approximately eight years, this has greatly reduced the response time of our ambulance service, fire departments and law enforcement. All […]

Statewide Centerline Coverage Completed

The Arkansas Centerline File (ACF) program has reached its initial round of statewide completion as of August 17, 2010, with the final counties’ road centerline files being uploaded to GeoStor, the state’s geospatial database. The ACF program began in 2002 in response to state and local officials seeing the need for a common and accurate […]

Even the roads less traveled are now on the map!

*CORRECTION* Thanks to Craig Neidig for pointing out that West Virginia also has a similar road mapping project. We have updated the graphic above to include WV. The Arkansas Geographic Information Office held a press conference on August 17, 2010 to highlight the completion of the Arkansas Road Centerline file. The counties will now maintain […]

Quorum Court Supports GIS Plans in Drew County

Adrian Clark participated in the Drew County Quorum Court meeting in Monticello, Ark. Tuesday night. The primary topic of discussion was the county’s GIS program. Dr. Robert Kissell, UAM associate professor and State GIS Board member, gave a presentation explaining the basics of GIS technology and how it can benefit the county. Representatives from EFS […]

Arkansas Centerline File Update: November 2009

November 12, 2009 Little Rock, Ark. The Arkansas Geographic Information Office (AGIO) is pleased to announce a major publication update of the Arkansas Road Centerline File (ACF) data that includes Calhoun and Izard counties. The Centerline File is a GIS data set which contains road names and networks, address range information, and various other components […]

Pope County Assessor Joins List of Arkansas GIS Leaders

The Arkansas Geographic Information Office  has named Pope County Assessor Karen Martin to its list of state leaders in Geographic Information Systems (GIS). Martin has lived in Pope County her entire life, and currently resides in the outskirts of Russellville. She began working at the Assessor’s office 25 years ago, and was elected Assessor in […]

Beebe Appoints New GISB Members

Governor Beebe appointed three individuals to the State Geographic Information Systems Board on Thursday, September 24. Dr. Robert Kissell will remain on the Board for another term; Dr. Jackson Cothren of Fayetteville has replaced Dr. Fred Limp; and Dr. Margaret McMillan has replaced Ms. Phyllis Poche. The terms of GIS Board members are four years, […]

Toni Oden Added to List of GIS Leaders

This week, the Arkansas Geographic Information Office (AGIO) has added Toni Oden, Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Specialist at the Craighead County Assessor Office, to its list of GIS leaders in Arkansas. Toni has lived in Jonesboro her entire life, and has been doing mapping work since Craighead enrolled in the County Assessor Mapping Program (CAMP) […]

AGIO Adds Rinehart to List of GIS Leaders

The Arkansas Geographic Information Office (AGIO) in Little Rock has recently named Tony Rinehart to our list of Arkansas Geographic Information Systems (GIS) leaders. Rinehart is Calhoun County’s Emergency Services Manager and overseer of Calhoun’s readdressing project, among his many titles, and was “born and raised” there. Calhoun is one of three counties in Arkansas […]