Vicinity maps -  Galveston County 

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One GIS project includes the following aerials and map layers, covering a minimum 2.5 mile radius from your point of interest: 

Aerials - 2006 natural color orthophotos

Aerials - 2004 natural color orthophotos  

Aerials - 2000 natural color orthophotos  

Aerials - 1995 infrared orthophotos

Appraisal District parcel maps - Galveston Central Appraisal District GIS parcel boundaries

FEMA flood insurance rate maps  

National Wetlands Inventory wetlands maps

Texas General Land Office original land surveys  

Texas Railroad Commission oil and gas pipelines, with linked data, including pipeline operator, fluid, and diameter

USDA Soil Survey Geographic (SSURGO) mapping 

USGS Digital Raster Graphics topographic quad maps

USGS elevation contours 


A second project includes the above datasets and the following countywide and statewide GIS layers:


Broadcast towers (cell, am, fm, private) 

Census blocks, with linked demographic data ( the smallest geographical unit for which data is available)

Census tracts, with linked demographic data 

Cities and school districts.

EPA superfund and landfill sites

StratMap road map

TIGER hydrography

TXDOT road map

Voter precincts


USGS generalized geologic map, with fault lines

State and federal electoral districts

Please e-mail if you have any questions.