Since its implementation in 2000, the GIS Department has assisted numerous county and municipal departments and agencies with data collection efforts and digital mapping needs. The GIS Department houses various data layers and aerial images, which can be viewed on the county's GIS website. The department is open to the general public and welcomes anyone needing geospatial data and maps.
Updates and maintains all geospatial data for DeSoto County
Updates and maintains a public GIS web mapping application
Coordinates with numerous county and municipal departments and agencies
Updates and maintains E-911 addressing system for DeSoto County
Assists public and private entities with mapping needs
Represents DeSoto County on various geospatial boards
Designated Census Bureau contact
To ensure the accuracy of DeSoto County's geospatial data, to host and to maintain a website in which public data can be obtained, and to integrate and to expand GIS capabilities throughout the DeSoto County governmental structure.