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USGS Map Services

usgs_servicesThe USGS supports a number of map services:

These allow you to view nationwide data from The National Map in your GIS software.  To use these in ArcGIS – select Add Data button then choose GIS Server from the list, then “add ArcGIS Server”


To add the tiled map cache (these are background topographic map images, including topo maps with and without imagery), use:


If you want raster data services, use:


And if you want vector data services use:


There is also a NED status service (this shows availability and resolution of USGS digital elevation models) at:



Using GIS Data on this site

GIS Data downloaded from this site generally requires GIS software to view. Click here for a list of GIS Data Viewers

GIS data available on this website is provided AS IS - please read the GIS Data Portal Terms of Use

Data Field Descriptions

GIS Source Information
Database Name:
Feature Class Name:
Feature Dataset Name (if applicable):
Reference Date:
Accuracy: Parcel
Update Frequency: As Needed
Access Constraints:None

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