Geographic Information System

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Geographic Information System

- A GIS (Geographic Information System) is a series of layers containing information about a place to give you a better understanding of that place. How you use GIS depends on what your objective is.  It can be used to find a location for a new buildling, analyze property characteristics, detect patterns in environmental behavior, and so on. The information contained on this site is believed to be accurate but accuracy is not guaranteed. Mapping information is a representation of various data sources and is not a substitute for information that would result from an accurate land survey. The information contained hereon does not replace information that may be obtained by consulting the information's official source. In no event shall the County of Kings, CA or the consultants of the County of Kings, CA be liable for any damages, direct or consequential, from the use of the information contained on this site.

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Maps which are available online:

Electrical Company Reference Map
Septic Tank Absorption Map
School Districts Map
Census 2010 Tract Map
Public Notification map for Right-to-Farm (AB 2881) 
Fema Flood Zone June 16, 2009

Limited GIS Services are available to the public on a per cost basis: 

  • Reprints of existing maps

For information pertaining to this service please contact Jo Anna Walker at (559) 852-2647

GIS Layers which are available for download:

The files below have all been "zipped" to conserve disk space and download time. They range in size from 15 KB and up. The files are ESRI shape files and the projected coordinate system is NAD 1983 State Plane California IV FIPS 0404 Feet.

City and Community Limits Layer - Updated May 2018
Kings County Boundary Layer - Updated August 2015
Streets Layer - Updated December 2017
Primary Spheres of Influence - Updated August 2015

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