GIS and Mapping
department develops and maintains Lea County's Geographic Information System
(GIS). The department maintains spatial information, develops
department-specific data, produces maps, and analyzes geographically referenced
allows us to view, understand, question, interpret, and visualize data in many
ways that reveal relationships, patterns, and trends in the form of maps,
globes, reports, and charts.
GIS offers Lea County and each department with many benefits,
· A geographic information system (GIS) integrates hardware,
software, and data for capturing, managing, analyzing, and displaying all forms
of geographically referenced information.
· GIS allows us to view, understand, question, interpret,
and visualize data in many ways that reveal relationships, patterns, and trends
in the form of maps, globes, reports, and charts.
· A GIS helps you answer questions and solve problems by
looking at your data in a way that is quickly understood and easily shared.
· GIS technology can be integrated into any enterprise
information system framework.
The GIS software allows Lea County to view subdivision activity,
land use, aerial imagery, spatial relationships, ownership, and much more to
support decision making and increase productivity. It also allows the
addressing department to maintain the Lea County 9-1-1 emergency service map
and create addresses for the public.
The goal of the GIS department is to establish a framework of County-wide
GIS data to provide information for Lea County employees and citizens in, among
others, the fields of:
Courts and Justice Affairs
Health and Human Services
Lea County offers official Lea County Road Maps, both in the
form of full size wall maps and map books for $10 each. Please contact the
Assessor’s office or the GIS department for more information.