Welcome to the Alexander County GIS main page. Our mission is to provide you with the most current data in a user friendly interface. Our site works with all browser applications and is designed to provide you all the information you need for daily research projects. Choose from any of the listed GIS sites to access county information.
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 for the CD is $25.00
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.
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
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 acquisition 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 departments 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.
GIS Department & 911 Addressing
151 West Main Ave. Taylorsville, NC 28681
8:00am–12:00pm & 1:00pm–5:00pm
Site Usage And Mapping Questions
Doug Fox – 828-632-4346
Addressing And Street Questions
Lisa Harrington – 828-632-1376
George Brown – 828-635-3024