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Data - Geospatial (GIS) Resources

Resources for finding and using geospatial data.

Geocoding Tools


Free online tool to assist with geocoding addresses.


Geocoding (University of Southern California GIS Research Laboratory)

"Convert postal addresses into geographic coordinates using a state-of-the-art research geocoding platform." Free of charge in allotments of 2500, just cite them in your work.


GPS Visualizer

Free tool to geocode addresses to GPS coordinates.  Can export as a Google Earth KML/KMZ format.




Converts shapefiles for use in Google Fusion Tables.  Free.

Cartographic Boundary Files (US Census)

Pre-2010 Census Cartographic Boundary files for Census, political and socioeconomic boundaries available for download.