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Related Links

Helpful links to other GIS and map services.

Iowa Geographic Information Council

The mission of the IGIC is to foster an efficient GIS environment through cooperation and coordination with public and private entities that access, collect, provide, and share data, metadata, applications and educational opportunities. This site provides an excellent source of the status of GIS in Iowa and Q&A. Membership is free!

Iowa Geographic Map Server

This site provides free access to Iowa geographic map data through an on-line map viewer and through GIS web map server (WMS) connections.

Iowa Geodata

A collaborative space for users and publishers of geospatial data about Iowa. View Iowa datasets created with data contributed by several organizations, including the Iowa Geological Survey, Iowa State University GIS Facility, Iowa Department of Natural Resources, State of Iowa, and more. This site includes the former Iowa DNR GIS Library data.

Iowa Department of Transportation GIS

Download data regarding the State of Iowa transportation system for free! Includes data for aviation, administrative boundaries, road centerlines, structures, rail crossings, railroads, and more.


This site shows a very interesting timeline of GPS.  It also contains very informative information regarding GPS and includes information to help teach children about GPS.   

Working with GIS Data

A wonderful resource published by Syracuse University's online Master of Science in Library and Infromation Science program.  A wonderful resource for GIS termonology and open-source GIS software.

Learn About Mapping and Geographic Information Systems

A great resources for learning all things GIS.  Resourceful links to history, uses, terminology,  carreers and more in GIS.

Iowa DNR Public Hunting Atlas

An interactive map to show locations within Iowa that are open for public hunting.




Map · Jones County GIS

500 W. Main St. · Anamosa, IA 52205