Anne Arundel County, Maryland Announces GIS Data Downloads

A while back, I posted about county-level GIS data available in the State of Maryland. I was very happy to see an announcement on LinkedIn that Anne Arundel County, Maryland has rolled out a new data download page that makes their GIS data freely available.

Anne Arundel County is home to Annapolis, the capital of Maryland and my favorite place on earth.

Kudos to Eric Wilson and everyone else in the Anne Arundel County GIS group for making this happen. Here’s hoping more follow suit.

Free Maryland GIS Data Resources

It was with great interest that I read this post last week about the cost of GIS data in the Washington, DC region. Not only is the post itself informative but the comment discussion is also a worthy read.

This did get me curious, however, as to which counties in my home state of Maryland make GIS data freely available. The approach I took to this was simple: I did what any average county resident would probably do and went to each county’s web site looking for a link to a data download. If I didn’t find something in a few clicks, I went to Google (search term: {county name} md gis). If there was nothing there, I moved on. With that, here are the counties I found which provide free, downloadable GIS data:

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