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2005 Monroe County Vector Dataset

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Dataset Basics


This data set includes several vector base map data sets for Monroe County, Indiana. All data sets are available in ESRI Shapefile format. The Monroe County data were provided by the County GIS Coordinator through a cooperative data sharing agreement between Monroe County and Indiana University. Monroe county provided the data on August 9th, 2005.

Available Files


The 2005 archive includes several Monroe County GIS layers. The largest layers are separated as individual Zip files to facilitate more efficient file transfer. Smaller layers are bundled into a Zip archive called "".   The following is a sample of the layers available:

Airports Government services MS4 area Roads edge of pavement
Abandoned quarries Information communications Municipal boundaries Roads function class INDOT
Bedrock geology Fire response city Natural features Roads highway INDOT
Bedrock topography Fire response county Parcels Roads Intersection points
Building address locations Fire stations city Parking lots Section corners
Building footprints Fire stations county Parking spaces Sirens
Business industrial overlay Floodplains Petroleum wells Soils
Cemeteries Health septic permit locations Pipelines Subdivisions
Census block groups Hospitals Planning jurisdiction Surficial geology
Condos Hydrology Section lines Trails
Contours (24k) Industrial minerals Township lines Vacant land
Contours (detailed) Karst cave density USGS quad boundaries Vote polling locations
Corporate boundaries Karst dye points Railroads Watersheds HUC11
Dams Karst springs Recreational facilities Watersheds HUC14
Emergency services Landuse Red Cross locations Wetlands NWI
Gas facilities Monroe Co. voting precincts Road centerlines Zoning planning

Monroe County Data Disclaimer

All geographic information systems (GIS) data and electronic database materials, and any services which may be provided related thereto, are provided "as-is" without any warranty of any kind, and all warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose are hereby disclaimed. In no event shall Monroe County be liable to the recipient or any other party for damages of any type, including but not limited to incidental, consequential or exemplary damages arising out of the use or inability to use these materials. This agreement shall be governed by the law of Indiana, where any litigation arising hereunder shall take place. The agreement is the complete and exclusive statement of the agreement between the parties and may be modified only by a written agreement.

Data downloaded from this site may be inaccurate or incomplete, and are subject to change. Monroe County has provided Metadata that describe the characteristics of the data accessible from this site. Please visit the Monroe County GIS Web site to view the most current data for Monroe County.

File Format

Coordinate System:  IN State Plane West, Zone 1302 
Units of Measure:  Feet 
Horizontal Datum:  NAD83 
Spheroid:  GRS80 
File Type: ESRI Shapefile (.shp)