What is GIS?
A Geographic Information System (GIS) lets us visualize, question, analyze and interpret data to understand relationships, patterns and trends. GIS benefits organizations of all sizes and in almost every industry resulting in greater efficiency, improved communication, geographical management and supporting better decisions.
GIS Division Responsibilities:
We are dedicated to providing and maintaining an enterprise GIS system for the citizens, County staff, elected officials and allied governmental agencies to improve the business processes and quality of life in Jefferson County.
- Map and Data Publishing
- GIS Data Requests
- GIS Analysis
- GIS Data/Database Development and Warehousing
- GIS Application Development and Support
- GIS Systems Integration
- GIS Mapping Administration and Planning
Jefferson County's GIS Legacy
Jefferson County was a true pioneer within the GIS industry being one of the first Counties within the United States to adopt the technology beginning in 1985. The County GIS has received many awards, assisted numerous agencies and has been a leader of the technology within the State of Alabama since its inception. With the support of the County Administration and Management the GIS Division intends to continue and continually improve upon its rich history of service to the County.