The City of Lubbock Geographic Information System (GIS) uses geographical features and tabular data to map and analyze information about the city. GIS technology integrates common database operations such as queries with the visual reference provided by maps or aerial photography.
The City’s interactive mapping application allows users to view and interact with city-created or acquired GIS data from most web browsers. Many datasets are available for review, in combinations selected by the user.
To get started, visit the following:
For help navigating the new system please visit the Help & Tutorials Page
Other GIS Data Options
The City of Lubbock supports data delivery via WMS (Web Mapping Service) and WFS (Web Feature Service). WMS and WFS are open standards developed by the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) to allow data to be transferred across the internet for consumption.
WMS (Web Mapping Service) allows the user to view data that has been converted into an image format that cannot be edited or spatially analyzed.
WFS (Web Feature Service) allow direct access to the features, which means the user can query a dataset and receive features.
WMS and WFS can be used in many major commercial GIS applications, such as
Some free and open source software can be used for consuming WMS data, including:
For additional Information about WMS, WFS or the OGC please visit the OGC Website