Data Updates and First time Publications

The Arkansas GIS Office is pleased to announce that we have updated the Fire Station ADEM dataset that is maintained via The arfire portal provides a mechanism for Fire Departments to manage and submit their Act 833 funding applications in support of Fire Protection responsibilities and activities throughout the State. As this portal gains greater utilization it will serve as a significant resource for analyzing Fire Protection capabilities in the State of Arkansas, as well as a resource for citizens to identify the nature and location of Fire Protection in their respective Fire District.

Additional information regarding this dataset can be found at the below product page.

Fire Station ADEM (point)

Additionally, the Arkansas GIS Office has added for the first time an authoritative State Department of Corrections/Community Corrections and Federal Bureau of Prisons Correction Facilities dataset, This dataset was assembled from information gathered by the Arkansas GIS Office from the Arkansas Department of Corrections, Arkansas Division of Community Correction, and the Federal Bureau of Prisons.  It depicts the locations and includes pertinent attributes about each facility. This dataset replaces the legacy County State Prisons AHTD data that while still currently available is in an archive non maintenance status. For more information regarding this dataset please see its product page below.

Correctional Facilities

Finally the Arkansas GIS Office is please to announce several new additions to the Aerial Photography repositories portion of the Arkansas Spatial Data Infrastructure. These include Imagery that was captured by the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) in the early to mid-80s as a function of the National High Altitude Photography . These images were processed and georectified by staff at Centers of Advanced Spatial Technologies at the University of Arkansas, who along with USDA graciously provided and agreed to allow the Arkansas GIS Office to make them available for download and/or viewing at  For additional information please visit


Lastly we also would like to announce the availability of Aerial Photography products;  2019 1 foot (30 cm) collections of Faulkner and Greene Counties as well as the 6 inch (15 cm) collections of the City of Conway and the City of Paragould that were captured by EFS GeoTechnologies based out of Monticello, Arkansas in early 2019.  Additional information regarding the 1 foot product is available at and and the 6 inch product at and Last but not least both 6 inch products were added and tiled within our High Resolution Best Available Image Service. For more information regarding that service please visit