Municipal Boundaries Final update for 2019

Once again we’ve come to the beginning of a new year. There’s nothing we can do to prevent it; time moves on and progress is made, as the folks in Utah Count...


SGID Product Relaunch Update

In a June 2019 post “SGID Then and Now,” we touched on where we thought the SGID is going. Based on the survey responses from that article, we have changed d...


Municipal Boundaries update for Third Quarter 2019 (calendar year)

It’s already over three-quarters of the way through the year, and while things slowed down while everyone is enjoying the summer, yet we’re still trying to c...


Municipal Boundaries Update for Second Quarter 2019 (Calendar Year)

We are at the halfway point in the year, or the beginning of the fiscal year, depending on how you look at it, and things in Utah are moving along. The Unite...


The SGID, Moving Forward

In an effort to ultimately consolidate and organize as much State GIS data as possible, AGRC has been gathering information about SGID data layers managed by...


Newest city added to state and Municipal Boundary updates for Third Quarter 2018

We would like to welcome the newest incorporated town: Bluff, in San Juan County. On July 19, 2018, Bluff joined the state’s growing list of towns, becoming ...


Municipal Boundaries Update for Second Quarter 2018 (Calendar Year)

The year is half over, and we just keep rolling along. This is the municipal boundaries update for the second quarter of the 2018 calendar year. There’s a lo...


Newest Updates for Tax Data 2018

With April just around the corner, it’s tax time again. If you don’t procrastinate and you’ve already done your taxes, you might be interested in knowing jus...


Major update coming to the SGID Statewide Roads Data Model

It has always been one of our goals to stay ahead of the coming changes at the NextGen 911 and FHWA level, so after much statewide coordination and feedback,...


First Quarter Updates and beyond.

Catching up and doing the updates for the first quarter or the year 2016. The followint list represents all the annexation that came through the Lt. Gove...


End of year updates for the Municipal Boundaries are available

Finally the end of year updates for Municipal Boundaries are here. Seem like there are a lot of procrastinators like myself out there. 15 out of the 36 c...


Public Lands Survey System (PLSS) Version 2.0, 2015 updates

AGRC recently made available the latest version of the Geographic Coordinate Database (GCDB) version 2.0, 2015 updates to the Townships, Sections, and Quart...


Updates for the Municipal Boundaries are available now

As we head into the last third of this year, we find two new towns in Utah. In Wasatch County we now have Interlaken Town just north of Midway in the Heb...


Google Imagery (Update, July 2015)

The information on this page could be outdated. For the most recent information visit the Discover page.


Updates To Political Districts & Voting Precincts datasets April 2015

Utah Political Districts: Political districts for state-level offices (Congressional, State House, State Senate, and State Board of Education) are available ...


Summarizing Utah GIS Data Needs for NG 9-1-1

The success of the emergency response process that is initiated by dialing 9-1-1 has always been dependent on understanding and verifying locational informa...


Authoritative Utah Geocoding Results

Geocoding Assurance or Why you should trust the results The AGRC web api is a great resource for deriving information from the SGID. Geocoding an address is...


Utah Acquires High Resolution Aerial Photography License

Last month (January 2015), AGRC led an effort to purchase a license to Google's statewide high resolution aerial photography (6" pixels) on behalf of a partn...


USGS GeoPDF Topographic Maps

Want an aerial photograph and a topographic map all packaged into one file, in a pdf format? Then the USGS GeoPDFs may be the answer. These GeoPDFs are simil...


Wireless Signals and LiDAR Derived Elevation Models

Specialized software allows the modeling of cellular, radio, or wireless internet signal propagation and coverage. Better, more accurate results for wireless...


Maps Assist in Accessing Election Results

Results from yesterday's elections for statewide and local offices are available via a new, revamped website: https://electionresults.utah.gov/. Visitors to ...


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 ...


Coordinating a Statewide Recreational Trails GIS Dataset

Several agencies, at the local, state, and national-levels, have expressed a strong interest in a statewide, integrated, recreational trails GIS dataset. Mar...


Large Format Utah Political District Maps Now Available

Click to view large format map detail This month, AGRC and the Lt. Governor’s office published large format (34 x 22 inches) maps of every Utah House and Sen...


National Agricultural Imagery Program (NAIP) 2014 - Early Access Web Service

The USDA's 2014 New, statewide one meter 2014 aerial photography is currently being collected as part of the National Agricultural Imagery Program (NAIP). ...


Feedback Wanted: Proposed Best Practices for Tagging Utah Metadata

AGRC has developed a draft 'best practices' document for assigning metadata tags to esri 'Item Description'-style metadata. Tags play an important role in se...


New updates to Municipal Boundaries layers

Updates were made recently to the SGID10.BOUNDARIES.Municipalities feature classes that reside on the Utah SGID ArcSDE database server. The following highlig...


Give it a Try: One Page GIS Data Maturity Assessment

Locational analysis, using GIS, is extremely powerful for discovering opportunity and other business analytics. GIS provides a platform to bring information ...


Map Spotlight: Enhanced Wetlands Dataset from the Utah Geological Survey

The US Fish & Wildlife Service's National Wetland Inventory (NWI) initiative has been mapping wetlands in Utah since the 1980's. These maps are in the pr...


Map Spotlight: Wind Turbines and Feature Services

Earlier this month, the USGS released a public-facing interactive wind turbine map and GIS dataset that depicts more than 47,000 onshore wind turbine locatio...


Newest updates to the Municipal Boundaries

Updates were made recently to the SGID10.BOUNDARIES.Municipalities feature classes that reside on the Utah SGID ArcSDE database server. 2014 brings to Utah a...


A day in the life of the Utah's SGID ImageServer

As part of responsibilities for maintaining the Utah's State Geographic Information Database (SGID), AGRC has operated web services that deliver aerial phot...


Utah Mapping Resources: Well-Prepared for NextGen 9-1-1

Change is in the works for how the 9-1-1 system connects those in need with emergency responders. The National Emergency Number Association (NENA), which rep...


AGRC Base Map Services Now Accessible via ArcGIS Online

AGRC is beginning limited use of ESRI's combination data portal and SaaS technology, ArcGIS Online (AGOL). Over the next few months, we will be experimenting...


Utah GIS Framework Data for 800 Please, Alex...

ATrebek: "The answer Is.. 'At almost a million points and growing, this new statewide data resource adds extra precision to address location.'"</p> KJe...


Utah SGID Layer Updates

AGRC has updated some layers in the State Geographic Information Database (SGID). The updates are a result of the work that's been done for the Utah Broadban...


Utah Statewide Address Geocoding Web Service Upgrade

Last week, AGRC finished a substantial upgrade to the Utah statewide address locator (geocoding) web service. This service utilizes point and roa...


Utah Municipal Boundary Updates

The latest version of the Municipal Boundaries layer is now available in SGID93, SGID10, and download via FTP. It was updated on Oct 10, 2012 and includes al...


Juab and Millard Counties Adjust Shared Boundary

Late this spring, the Millard and Juab County Commissions agreed to adjust the counties' common north-south trending boundary, in an area generally west of I...


Utah Oil and Gas GIS Data Updates

Utah Oil and Gas Well GIS Data As a reminder, the GIS dataset depicting Utah Oil and Gas Wells is updated nightly on AGRC's ArcSDE (v.10) database server, vi...


Update to Address System Quadrants

An update was recently made to SGID10.LOCATION.AddressSystemQuadrants. The purpose of the update was to add address system quadrants to Wasatch County that h...


New Political Districts & Voting Precincts datasets

New Utah Political Districts: Political districts for state-level offices (Congressional, State House, State Senate, and State Board of Education) are availa...