GIS Department

About GIS

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) is a program where information of a geographic nature is stored and used electronically. The City of Jacksonville is in the process of digitizing all its maps and other information, including waterlines, street, properties, historical markers, etc. The benefits of this program are many-fold, from simple location and inventory of fire hydrants, to improved decision making and more accurate public information.

Functions of the GIS Department

  • Assign 911 Addresses within the City Limits.
  • Assign New Addresses and Change of Address within the City Limits.
  • Create informational Maps for all City Departments.
  • Maintain all the GIS Map data for the City.