About the KCGIS Center
The King County GIS Center manages the King County Geographic Information System (KCGIS), King County’s cooperative, multi-department, enterprise GIS. The GIS Center provides efficient, high-quality GIS leadership, coordination, infrastructure, and services to meet the business needs of our customers and clients within King County and the communities we serve.
King County GIS Center
201 S. Jackson St., Suite 706
Seattle, WA 98104
(map and driving directions)
Mission: The King County GIS Center’s mission is to work in partnership with county agencies to provide accurate, consistent, accessible, affordable, and comprehensive GIS data, GIS infrastructure, and GIS services to support the unique business needs of King County and the communities we serve.
Vision: The King County GIS Center is the premier provider of spatial information and GIS services in the region.
(see King County GIS Center Mission & Goals for the entire statement)
View a video (4 minutes) of KCGIS operations and resources:
Windows Media format
Real Media format
King County GIS Standards and Best Practices:
GIS Best Practices Document
King County GIS Cartographic Standards
Operations and Governance:
Annual King County GIS Operations and Maintenance Plan
King County GIS Organization Chart
KCGIS Funding, Rate Setting, and Billing
Annual King County Training Curriculum Plan
More about GIS (external link):
GIS on Wikipedia
KCGIS Center Staff