Dutchess County GIS data sets, which are updated frequently, can be ordered directly through the county. Additional data sets are available for download via outside agencies. Refer to the section on "Outside GIS Resources" for more details.
Please follow these steps to order GIS data:
Please contact Joe Heggenstaller at 845-486-2450 for GIS data questions.
|Commonly Requested GIS Data|
|Tax Parcels||Tax Parcels must be ordered directly from the Dutchess County Real Property Tax Service Agency, separately from the other datasets. Please go to Real Property Tax Digital Mapping Products Price List or contact the department at email@example.com or 845-486-2140 for ordering instructions. Parcel lines are maintained as a county wide layer. They can be distributed countywide or by municipality.|
|Address Point File||A point placed on the centroid of every addressable structure in Dutchess County. The data includes the address and the type of structure it identifies. If more than one address exists in a structure, the address points are stacked. – Cost: $75, plus shipping and handling|
|Polygon representation of structure rooflines that are over 400 sq. ft. Originally structures that existed in the 2004 Aerial photographs were captured. The 2009 aerial photos were used to update the structure outlines. – Cost: $75, plus shipping and handling|
|5 Foot Contours||Five-foot contours stereophotogrammetrically derived from LiDAR collected by Dutchess County in 2000, updated in 2004 with New York State Orthophoto Program LiDAR. – Cost: $75, plus shipping and handling|
Polygons representing edge of pavement or edge of wear surface of valid addressable roads visible originally in the 2004 edition of digital orthophotography. – Cost: $75, plus shipping and handling
|Roads||Road centerlines with address ranges for Dutchess County, New York. – Cost: $75, plus shipping and handling|
|Watersheds - Dataset||The watersheds dataset contains the 2 basins, 7 subbasins, 68 watersheds, 3 gauging station catchment areas, and 5272 subwatersheds within the county boundaries. Indicators of land cover including number of structures and roof areas, road and parking lot areas, road/stream crossing counts, linear footage of streams, average lot size, and amount of forest cover are summarized for each subwatershed. – Cost: $75, plus shipping and handling|
Any special data processing requests will be reviewed and any data manipulation requests will incur an hourly charge based upon the current year's OCIS Rate Schedule.
Dutchess County uses Environmental Systems Research Institute (ESRI) products to produce and store GIS data. GIS software is required to view our data that we provide in ArcGIS 10.8.1 File Geodatabase format, we do not export data to shapefiles due to their inherent data limitations. All of our data is stored with the following:
Projected Coordinate System: State Plane, NY East Zone, FIPS 3101 Feet
Datum: North American Datum 1983
Geographic Coordinate System: GCS North American 1983
Listed here are commonly requested GIS data layers that are freely available to the general public by repository. While Dutchess County may have a version of some of these layers, going to the source assures users they are getting the latest version. Many of these sites contain substantial collections beyond what is listed here. However, for certain data sets there may be limitations to downloads.
This is a New York State sponsored site for distributing GIS data. Below is a list of commonly requested data that are publicly accessible free of charge. Please note that while there are many other GIS data layers available from this site, some require a Cooperative Member username and password.
The following commonly requested data layers have been provided to this repository by Dutchess County and are freely accessible. Dutchess County specific data can be found at Dutchess County's QuickLink on GIS.NY.GOV.
Municipalities at times need more robust connectivity to the County GIS infrastructure. Through specialized software and agreements municipalities have the ability to connect via a Virtual Private Network (VPN). Municipalities interested in learning more about VPN connectivity need to contact Steve Oscarlece at the Dutchess County Office of Computer Information Systems, 845-486-2450.