• High resolution (QL1) LiDAR data and surface models for Wasatch Front urban area (2013-14) now available.
  • Built in partnership with Utah’s county governments, a statewide address point GIS data layer was added to the State Geographic Information Database (SGID) in June.
  • 2012 High Resolution Aerial Photography data and image services now available for Wasatch Front
  • The State Geographic Information Database (SGID)
    Access Utah’s richest resource of aerial imagery, geographic data, and services for a variety of mapping needs.
  • New Political Districts and Voting Precincts Datasets Available

    Political districts for elections in 2012 are available as GIS data layers.


The Department of Technology Services hosts a monthly scheduled Enterprise Developer Group (EDG) brown bag presentation series. The previous session recordings can be found on the DTS youtube channel. Steve Gourley from AGRC participated in the EDG last month and presented on AGRC’s GIS/map technology-based web service offerings — Unlock your API key. Making AGRC …

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New generalized archaeology dataset in the SGID

The Utah Division of State History (UDSH) has released a new mapping dataset depicting the generalized locations of known archaeological sites across Utah. Archaeological sites are classified as protected under the State Government Records Access and Management Act (GRAMA) and the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) and exempted under federal Freedom of Information Act. Therefore, …

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Updates were made recently to the SGID10.Transportation.Roads feature class that resides on the Utah SGID ArcSDE database server. The updated Roads data is also available as shapefiles and file geodatabase files for download on the SGID FTP site. Geocoding services and ArcGIS Server Applications & Web Services are now using the updated SGID10.Transportation.Roads feature class. …

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Proposed Lidar Project, Northern Utah

AGRC, in partnership with the Department of Natural Resources (Division of Forestry, Fire, and State Lands and the Utah Geological Survey) and Department of Public Safety (Division of Emergency Management, FEMA Flood RiskMap Coordination) has submitted a pre-proposal to the USGS’s 3DEP elevation modernization grant program. There is no guarantee of USGS grant support for …

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Statewide Address Points: Best Practices

AGRC has been working with county addressing authorities and GIS staff to develop a statewide address point dataset. We are now using address points as the primary means of locating an address, with the location along a street segment as an alternate means. Address points can provide a more accurate location than a geolocated point …

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2013-2014 Wasatch Front LiDAR Now Available

Through partnerships with FEMA and the Utah Division of Emergency Management, USGS, Utah Geological Survey, and the Salt Lake County Surveyor’s office and partner cities, AGRC is pleased to announce the new 2013-2014 Wasatch Front Lidar is now available. The 1,422 square miles of USGS Quality Level 1 Lidar was collected as an 8 point …

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Data Resources

Aerial photography

High Resolution Imagery, National Agriculture Imagery Program (NAIP), Digital Ortho Quadrangle (DOQ) and instructions for accessing imagery.

SGID data and downloads

Catalog of available mapping/GIS data, including description and usage information, and download links.

Base map services in ArcMap

AGRC provides several multi-scale base map service options that deliver pre-rendered base map tiles to your ArcMap session or to web app developers.

USGS scanned topographic maps (DRG’s)

The SGID contains a complete statewide coverage of scanned standard series USGS topographic maps, also known as digital raster graphics (DRGs).

Resources for Developers

If you’re a developer, this is the place to start You’ll find online space maps, geospatial widgets, geospatial web services and more. Also includes a developer team blog for all things dev.

Real-time GPS Network

The state’s network of permanently located GPS receivers across the state made possible through public and partnerships for real time high accuracy GPS positioning.