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Tag Archives: Arkansas Redistricting

School Board Zones & School Districts Update

We have updated the below School Board Zones due to continued redistricting efforts. We have also made corrections to the below School Board Zones and School Districts. New School Board Zones Alma Helena/ West Helena Bauxite Jonesboro Benton Nettleton Brinkley Sheridan Cedarville Southside Clarendon Star City Fouke Warren Harmony Grove  (Ouachita) Westside Consolidated Correction to School […]

Born Digital Justice of Peace Redistricting

For the first time in history, County Justice of Peace (JP) Districts were originated digitally using Geographic Information Systems (GIS) in Arkansas.  The statewide map of JP districts (large format file link) is the result of nearly two years of planning by state and local officials. In a 2010 news article the Arkansas Geographic Information Office […]

Six Decades of Congressional Redistricting Change

Each news day in Arkansas for several weeks has mentioned the 88th General Assembly’s job of redistricting our state’s Congressional Districts. The Arkansas Geographic Information Office developed a short animation of the Congressional Districts for the state going back over that last six decades.  We hope this look at the past will help the public […]

GeoStor Redistricting Advisory

GeoStor uses the AHTD County boundary as the clip layer for extracting all data requests clipped by county name.  That boundary has been in use on GeoStor for delivering GIS data because it is a more accurate representation of county boundaries.  Its source is from improved basemap data. Users who are downloading Census blocks for […]