Geographic Information Systems

Physical Address

621 Liledoun Road Taylorsville, NC 28681

Office Hours

Monday–Friday
8:00am–12:00pm & 1:00pm–5:00pm



Contact numbers for any issues or questions that may arise are listed below:


GIS/911 Addressing Department Mission

The GIS department is responsible for maintaining the county’s GIS database, GIS web site, public access computers in the tax office, emergency operations center server, and the 911 CAD mapping database used for responding to emergencies, as well as maintaining the 911 addressing database.

Other duties include overseeing the aquisition of new aerial photography, creating custom maps, maintaining and troubleshooting numerous departments using GIS software, and overseeing editing processes to the data being done by different departments throughout Alexander county.

These departments include the mapping department, economic development, soil and water, planning and inspections,the tax office, environmental health, and emergency services.

Other duties include the distribution of data, creation of new layers, custom map generation, analyzing data for other deparments and the general public, assigning street names and addresses, ordering street signs, maintaining an accurate street centerline file, and helping the general public with addressing issues.

The staff consists of a GIS/911 Addressing Coordinator, and a GIS/911 Addressing technician. These employees handle the day to day operations of the county’s GIS and addressing needs.

Our goal is to provide the most current data and services possible in an efficient and timely manner.


Links To GIS Data Sites


Surrounding County GIS Links


United States GIS Links


Purchase County Shape-File Data

Alexander County data is available in shapefile format on CD only. Layers included are parcels, city limits, county boundary, elevation, fire districts, structures, streets, floodplains, watersheds, farmland preservation, streams and lakes, soils, voting districts, city and county zoning, hydrants, and waterlines.

Cost is $25.00 for the CD.

We require a self addressed postage paid mailer be included with your payment to ensure quick delivery and to prevent additional postage and handling charges.

Also available is the 2005 aerial photography in two Mr.Sid files.

Cost for the aerial CD is $50.00.

Please make checks payable to Alexander County and send to:

Alexander County GIS
621 Liledoun Road
Taylorsville, NC 28681

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