Westchester County Geographic Information Systems (GIS) develops,
maintains and distributes digital data for Westchester County, New
York. The program offers a wide range of online data as well as
providing technical support to both local and county government
agencies through highly trained and experienced staff.
In 2000, Westchester County GIS led development of the first
countywide digital base map which now provides the spatial
foundation of the county’s GIS program. Maintaining state-of-the-art
computing and GIS facilities in White Plains, New York, Westchester
County GIS staff utilizes the latest versions of the Environmental
Systems Research Institute (ESRI) software for internet, desktop,
and field applications, with Oracle as its database management
system. The program supports systems integration with
latest innovative technologies such as Google Earth, Virtual Earth,
ArcExplorer, and GeoPDF.
Westchester County GIS continues to focus on applications in the
areas of emergency response and public safety and health,
infrastructure management, land use planning, transportation,
natural resource management, and Green technologies.