Monroe County, IL
Overview

Geographical Information Systems (GIS)

The GIS department is now located in Mapping & Platting.

Geographic information systems (GIS) integrates hardware, software, and data for capturing, managing, analyzing and displaying all forms of geographically referenced information. The Monroe County GIS department is located within mapping and platting. Data is available for purchase, however a signed disclaimer must be accompanied with payment. Please note the boundaries on GIS maps are for location purposes only and are not considered legal surveys.

Goals

  • Identify local users and agencies that will benefit from GIS data.
  • Identify the needs of interested parties and apply GIS processes to help them run more efficiently.
  • Update parcel mapping in a timely manner.
  • Create and maintain an accurate parcel map.
  • Create an maintain additional data layers that will benefit other office/organizations.

GIS Applications

  • Locate property owners for variances
  • Calculate farmland values.
  • Create/update plat books.
  • Define property uses.
  • Determine locations of:
    • Flood Zones
    • Sinkholes
    • Parcel Boundaries
    • Buildings
    • City Limites

The GIS website now works on all mobile devices! Please note:

  • Users wanting to open the GIS website must install Silverlight for the map to work properly.
  • Please note that we do not maintain the GIS website internally. If the website is not working properly please notify us by email or phone and we will notify the vendor of the issue.

Laura Henry, GIS Coordinator
100 S. Main St., Waterloo, IL 62298
Tel: 618-939-8681 ext. 287,
Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Disclaimer/Fee Schedule

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Laura Henry, GIS Coordinator
100 S. Main St., Waterloo, IL 62298
Tel: 618-939-8681 ext. 287,
Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

FAQ

A geographic information system (GIS) integrates hardware, software and data for capturing, managing, analyzing and displaying all forms of geographically referenced information.

GIS allows users to work with an interactive map to locate and view property maps along with a wide variety of other spatial features, i.e., citiy limits, streams, soil types, flood zones, etc. Information such as properties assessed over $1,000,000 or properties within 250 ft. of a selected parcel, can be displayed on a map or viewed as tabular data. Prior to GIS these types of questions would have

Data and maps are available for purchase, however, a signed disclaimer must accompany the payment. For more information contact the GIS Coordinator by e-mail at mocogis@yahoo.com. Also, please review our GIS disclaimer.

Mailing printed maps is at the discretion of the GIS Coordinator

No, the parcel boundaries on GIS maps are for location purposes only. In order to obtain legal surveyed boundaries contact a licensed surveyor.

Laura Henry, GIS Coordinator
100 S. Main St., Waterloo, IL 62298
Tel: 618-939-8681 ext. 287,
Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

GIS Website

Click here to access GIS website

Laura Henry, GIS Coordinator
100 S. Main St., Waterloo, IL 62298
Tel: 618-939-8681 ext. 287,
Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.