Geographic Information Systems are computer tools used to store, analyze, and visualize data.
GIS is made up of hardware, software, data, tools & methods, and people. Along with printed maps, we build web apps that allow people to answer their own questions.
Douglas County Geoportal
A one-stop shop for Douglas County GIS. Our public platform provides the opportunity to explore, discover, engage, and download data. Check out our interactive web maps, initiatives, data and items for purchase.
Frequently Asked Questions
GIS stands for Geographic Information Systems. More than just a map, GIS is an organized collection of computer hardware, software, geographic data, and personnel designed to efficiently capture, store, update, analyze, and display all forms of… Read More
The measure tool is a great way to approximate distances. Ultimately, however, the map is a representation of property boundaries that cannot provide the level of precision that is available on a legal document.
Douglas County Courthouse
1100 Massachusetts Street
Lawrence, KS 66044