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Find My Districts – Aids Voters

Find My Districts Arkansans who are interested in finding where your home address is compared to new election Districts like Justice of Peace Districts, School Board Zones or Municipal Wards we’ve got a resource for you. Our Find My Districts map is updated and located here: This resource is very easy to use. Enter […]

County Boundary Improvement Update

Last year we announced an effort toward improving the spatial accuracy of the County Boundary file.   The Division of Land Surveys has continued their field work to acquire high precision coordinate data on certified corners in their Public Land Survey System (PLSS) data.  An important part of the change included a switch-over to a new […]

Arkansas Congressional Redistricting Study Published

Arkansas Congressional Redistricting Study Published The Department of Transformation and Shared Services (TSS) Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Office announced the publication of a series of maps and charts for the state’s congressional districts dating back to the 1940s. The GIS team compiled the historic census information by county to analyze the redistricting statistics for each […]

County Boundary Spatial Improvement Plan

During the first GIS Board meeting of 2020 members reviewed and adopted a recommendation from the GIS Office to improve the spatial accuracy of the county boundary polygon in the state.  The Office and the Arkansas Division of Land Surveys have steadily been adding to the public land survey system corner control dataset.  Last year […]

Data Access Survey on Elevation

Share Your Opinion on Access to High Resolution Elevation Data We are conducting an anonymous survey regarding data access to high resolution elevation data. The agency is interested in receiving feedback from elevation data users throughout Arkansas on their preferences concerning high resolution elevation data access.  The agency is primarily concerned with how to balance […]

State Strategic Plan for GIS Adopted

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 […]

Public Land Survey System Corner Control

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 […]

91st General Assembly Maps Released

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 […]

Municipal Boundary Updates Bentonville, Hot Springs, Magness and Walnut Ridge

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 […]

Owen Earns Mass Appraiser Certification

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, […]