Kandiyohi County GIS 

Kandiyohi County Geographic Information System (GIS)  has been established to provide a better resource and link to a great deal of information. 

Geographic Information Systems or GIS is the ability to give tabular data, positional quality on a map or a computer screen, via a system of hardware, software, and geographic data.

Public GIS Project List

Kandiyohi County Public GIS: Parcels, Aerial Photos, Zoning, Contours, etc.  
FEMA Flood Maps: Newly Released FEMA Flood Map Boundaries  
Kandiyohi County Trails: Hiking, Biking, Snowmobile.  If you're looking for a public trail - you'll find it here.  
Pictometry - Employee Login: High Resolution Images of the County  


New and Updated Layers

Pictometry Base Map
(NEW August 20, 2015)
Is a High Resolution Aerial Photo Base Map option found under the Basemap button in the upper right of the Mapping Window. This is an Aerial Photo from the Spring of 2014 and was collected prior to leaf out.  
Pictometry Images
(NEW August 14, 2015)
Found on the tool bar located in the top center of the mapping window . This tool allows the ability to view oblique (birds eye/side view) high resolution images across the County, in any Cardinal Direction. Aerial images are available from flights in 2014, 2011, 2008 and 2006.  
Search Box
(Updated June 19, 2015)
Found in the Upper-Right Corner of the mapping window. Has been updated so that you can now search by Parcel Number or Address. The Parcel search is still available under the search tool (binoculars icon) also.  
Voter Districts
(Updated June 16, 2015)
Found Under the "Boundaries" Layer Group. Has been updated to include links to pages for Boards, Council Members, Commissioners, Representatives and Senators.  
Gov't Survey Base Map
(January 20, 2015)
Found Under the "Basemap" Tab in the upper right corner of the map. Shows the Original Government Land Office Survey Maps prepared between 1856-1857 when Kandiyohi County was Subdivided into Sections, and Townships. This layer is only visable at certain scales (From a Township-6 mile level to a Section-1 mile level) outside of these scales the background will be blank.  
Parcel Layer
(Updated)
Parcel Lines Updated August 24, 2015
Tax Data Updated May 13, 2015
 
House Address Layer
(Updated)
Updated August 11, 2015  
Road Layer
(Updated)
Updated July 20, 2015  
Boat Access Layer
(NEW January 15, 2015)
Found Under the "Transportation" Layer group. Includes Trailer Launch, Carry-In, Winter and Private Accesses. Additional Data Avaiable by "Clicking" on the Boat Launch Symbol which includes Launch Type, Ramp Type, Owner/Admin, along with the Number of Ramps, Docks, Parking Stalls and Toilets at each site.  


Available Layers

Transportation Layers Roads, House Addresses*, Boat Access*, Railroad  
Boundary Layers Parcels*, Public Land Survey, City Limits, School Districts*, Voter Districts*, Wildlife Areas*  
Environmental-Zoning Layers Feedlots*, Ditches, County Zoning*, Urban Growth Boundary, Building Code*, City Zoning*, Recycling*, Soil Map, Waters-Lakes, Watersheds*, Elevation Data LiDAR  
* Additional Information Available by Clicking on the Object, Data will Appear in a Popup  


GIS Data Requests

Kandiyohi County's GIS Data is available to public and private entities. Please review the
Digital Data Release Form and GIS Data Pricing list
 
If you would like to proceed with the Data Request, please fill out the Release Form and clearly define the Data you are Requesting.   Feature counts can be performed to determine the cost for an Area of Interest (AOI) if a shapefile boundary of the AOI is sent.  

Data Maintained by:
Kandiyohi County Surveyor's Office
1809 22nd St SW - Suite 104
Willmar, MN 56201
Email: surveyor@co.kandiyohi.mn.us

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Notice of Disclaimer: 
The County of Kandiyohi makes no warranties, guarantees, or representations regarding the information provided on the Kandiyohi County Geographic Information System.  All information provided in the Geographic Information System is available on an "as is" basis, and carries no actual or implied warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular use.  Kandiyohi County does not warrant the information against deficiencies of any kind.  Use of the information on the Kandiyohi County Public Geographic Information System indicates that the user accepts this disclaimer of all warranties and assumes the risk of any defects or deficiencies of any kind.  The user of the information contained in the Geographic Information System, by accepting the disclaimer of warranties herein, further accepts and agrees that the County of Kandiyohi, the Office of the Kandiyohi County Surveyor, and any of its officers, agents or employees are not liable for damages of any type arising from the use of the information herein, whether direct, consequential, incidental, special or punitive.

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