King County GIS Center
We put geographic information to work for King County and beyond
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.
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Mailbox monitored Monday through Friday, 8am–5pm.
- Backcountry Trails Map Series now features geospatial PDFs
- Welcome to our new website
June 28, 2016
We are pleased to announce that all 18 maps in the King County Backcountry Trails map series are now available as geospatial PDFs. These are maps that contain georeferencing data that can be accessed in Adobe Acrobat Reader, such as latitude/longitude coordinates. But geospatial PDF maps are especially useful when viewed in a free mobile app called PDF Maps. More…
June 1, 2016
Regular users of the King County website will have noticed that the home page and many other pages and subsites have transitioned to a new template, and now ours has too. More…
October 5 KCGIS User Group Meeting
October 10–11 KCGIS Center Class
Fundamentals of ArcGIS
October 12–14 KCGIS Center Class
Intermediate GIS Concepts
October 17–19 NWETC Course at the KCGIS Center
ArcGIS 10: Geoprocessing-Advanced Techniques for Environmental Applications
October 19 Free Brownbag Workshop
King County GIS Academy
- What’s New on the site…
- August KCGIS User Group presenter links added. (8/5)
- New story map added to the New maps section of the Map Hub: “King County Parks: 2015 Restoration Sites” (7/29)
- 2015 aerial imagery is now in iMap. (7/26)
- New and improved ParkFinder app added to the New maps section of the Map Hub. (7/14)
- Backcountry Trails map series now available as geospatial PDFs. (news item, 6/28)
The King County GIS Center is located on the 7th floor of King Street Center in Seattle's historic Pioneer Square neighborhood. We're next door to King Street Station which provides Sounder commuter rail and Amtrak connections, one block from the Seattle Streetcar Occidental Mall Station, two blocks from the International District/Chinatown Station for the Downtown Seattle Transit Tunnel, within a short walk of numerous bus routes and stops, and just over a half mile from the Washington State Ferries and King County Water Taxi terminals.
King County GIS Center
King Street Center
201 S. Jackson St.
Seattle, WA 98104