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KCGIS Center

We put geographic information systems to work for King County and beyond
King County GIS Center
King Street Center
201 S. Jackson St.
Suite 706
Seattle, WA 98104

47.59909 N
122.33136 W

47° 35' 56.72" N
122° 19' 52.90" W


The King County GIS Center manages the King County Geographic Information System (KCGIS), King County’s cooperative, multi-department, enterprise GIS. We provide efficient, high-quality GIS leadership, coordination, infrastructure, and services to meet the business needs of our customers and clients in King County government, the Puget Sound region and beyond. More...

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New iMap is coming this spring

February 3, 2015

The King County GIS Center's iMap has been a workhorse web-based mapping application for more than a decade. King County citizens and government staff rely on iMap day in and day out to access and view a multitude of authoritative King County spatial data layers and the wealth of information they hold. Interactive tools give iMap users the ability to select, view, navigate, and investigate data themes and map layer combinations, as well as conduct searches, determine locations, and create and print custom map views. The King County GIS Center is pleased to announce that a better, faster, more reliable, and more flexible iMap will be launched next month. More…

Discovering the World Through GIS—GIS Day 2014

November 19, 2014

GIS Day 2014 is Wednesday, November 19th. What is GIS Day? It's an annual event during which users of geographic information systems (GIS) technology publicly highlight and demonstrate real-world applications that are making a difference in society. More…

Geography Awareness Week in King County—Spotlight on GIS technology you can use

November 13, 2014

November 16–22, 2014 is National Geography Awareness Week. Established in 1987 by an act of Congress, Geography Awareness Week works to engage the public in fun, educational experiences that draw attention to the importance of geography. To help celebrate Geography Awareness Week, the King County GIS Center is presenting four free training opportunities at King Street Center—including two brand-new workshops. More…

Maps that help transit riders get "there"

August 25, 2014

The motto of King County Metro Transit is “We’ll Get You There.” Maps are all about where “There” is, and Metro uses maps extensively, both internally and for customer information, including places where riders may need them the most—in kiosks located at transit centers and bus stops throughout the Metro service area. But developing and maintaining kiosk maps for Metro, the nation’s 8th-largest public transit agency, is a complex endeavor. In 2012 Metro Transit enlisted the King County GIS Center to help in the effort, and specifically to rethink and redesign its system-wide kiosk map—to find ways to make it more readable and useful, as well as easier to update. More…

Coming Soon
March 9–10, KCGIS Center Class
Fundamentals of ArcGIS
March 11–13, KCGIS Center Class
Intermediate GIS Concepts
March 19, KCGIS Center Free Brownbag Workshop
Using LibTool
April 6–10, King County GIS Academy™
Full calendar...
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