Durham GIS Features

Getting Started

  • Please note: These layers are restricted to current Duke students, faculty and staff

  • Click the Layer Name to download the file

In some cases, maps have been divided into several pieces and archived for the KMZ format. These archives are housed as '.ZIP" files.

Additional Resources

Parcels / Buildings / Taxation

Layer Name Last Update ArcGIS Layer Google Earth Layer
Building Footprints 2008-04-04 Shapefile / Metadata ZIP
Lot Dimensions 2010-07-01 Shapefile / Metadata ZIP
Lot Numbers 2010-07-01 Shapefile / Metadata ZIP
Lot, Street Frontage 2010-07-01 Shapefile / Metadata ZIP
Parcel History (2001)   Shapefile / Metadata ZIP
Parcels - January 01, 2002   Shapefile / Metadata ZIP
Parcels - January 01, 2003   Shapefile / Metadata ZIP
Parcels - January 01, 2004   Shapefile / Metadata ZIP
Parcels - January 01, 2005   Shapefile / Metadata ZIP
Parcels - January 01, 2006   Shapefile / Metadata ZIP
Parcels - January 01, 2007   Shapefile / Metadata ZIP
Parcels - January 01, 2008   Shapefile / Metadata ZIP
Parcels - January 01, 2009   Shapefile / Metadata ZIP
Parcels - January 01, 2010   Shapefile / Metadata ZIP
Parcels - 2010 2010-11-01 Shapefile / Metadata ZIP
Property Tax Maps - Active Address Points (2009)   Shapefile / Metadata ZIP
Property Tax Maps - Active Address Points (2010) 2010-11-01 Shapefile / Metadata ZIP
Property Tax Maps - Parcel Address Points   Shapefile / Metadata ZIP
Property Tax Maps - Parcels   Shapefile / Metadata ZIP

 

Planning / Land Use / Development / Zoning

Layer Name Last Update ArcGIS Layer Google Earth Layer
Development Tiers 2008-09-04 Shapefile / Metadata KMZ
Development Tiers (1998) 2010-11-01 Shapefile / Metadata KMZ
Downtown Design Overlay District   Shapefile / Metadata KMZ
Downtown Development Tiers (2006) 2010-07-01 Shapefile / Metadata KMZ
Durham Water Bodies, Lines 2010-06-15 Shapefile / Metadata KMZ
Durham Water Bodies, Polygons 2010-06-15 Shapefile / Metadata KMZ
Economic Development Zones 2010-11-01 Shapefile / Metadata KMZ
Existing Land Use 2008-02-21 Shapefile / Metadata ZIP
Existing Land Use 2009-07-02 Shapefile / Metadata ZIP
Future Land Use 2008-07-01 Shapefile / Metadata KMZ
Future Land Use (2002) 2010-09-07 Shapefile / Metadata KMZ
Future Land Use (2002) 2010-11-01 Shapefile / Metadata KMZ
Impervious Areas 2008-05-15 Shapefile / Metadata ZIP
Impervious Areas 2010-11-01 Shapefile / Metadata ZIP
Impervious Areas, Buildings 2010-11-01 Shapefile / Metadata ZIP
Impervious Areas, Paved Areas 2010-11-01 Shapefile / Metadata ZIP
Local Historic Districts 2008-07-01 Shapefile / Metadata KMZ
Local Historic Districts 2010-11-01 Shapefile / Metadata KMZ
Local Historic Landmarks 2006-07-28 Shapefile / Metadata KMZ
Local Historic Landmarks (2004) 2010-11-01 Shapefile / Metadata KMZ
National Historic Districts 2006-07-28 Shapefile / Metadata KMZ
National Historic Districts 2010-11-01 Shapefile / Metadata KMZ
Neighborhood Notification Areas 2008-07-01 Shapefile / Metadata KMZ
Neighborhood Notification Areas (2010) 2010-07-01 Shapefile / Metadata KMZ
Neighborhood Protection Overlay (NPO) 2008-09-05 Shapefile / Metadata KMZ
Neighborhood Protection Overlay (NPO) (2008) 2010-11-01 Shapefile / Metadata KMZ
Planning - Annexations 2007-11-30 Shapefile / Metadata KMZ
Planning - DRB 2007-11-30 Shapefile / Metadata KMZ
Planning - FLUSE Change 2007-11-30 Shapefile / Metadata KMZ
Planning - Street Closings 2007-11-30 Shapefile / Metadata KMZ
Planning - Zoning Changes 2007-11-30 Shapefile / Metadata KMZ
Transitional Office Overlay 2008-07-01 Shapefile / Metadata KMZ
Transitional Office Overlay (2007) 2010-11-01 Shapefile / Metadata KMZ
Urban Growth Area 2008-07-01 Shapefile / Metadata KMZ
Urban Growth Area (2006) 2010-11-01 Shapefile / Metadata KMZ
Watershed Protections Overlays 2008-07-01 Shapefile / Metadata KMZ
Watershed Protections Overlays (2006) 2010-11-01 Shapefile / Metadata KMZ
Zoning 2008-09-04 Shapefile / Metadata KMZ
Zoning (2010) 2010-11-01 Shapefile / Metadata KMZ

 

Political Boundaries / Voting

Layer Name Last Update ArcGIS Layer Google Earth Layer
Census Block Groups (2000) 2009-12-01 Shapefile KMZ
Census Block Groups (2005) 2009-12-01 Shapefile / Metadata KMZ
Census Block Group Centroids 2009-12-01 Shapefile KMZ
Census Blocks (2000) 2009-12-01 Shapefile KMZ
Census Blocks (2005) 2009-12-01 ShapeFile KMZ
Census Traffic Analysis Zones 2009-12-01 Shapefile KMZ
Census Tracts (2000) 2009-12-01 Shapefile KMZ
Census Tracts (2005) 2009-12-01 Shapefile / Metadata KMZ
Census Layer Documentation 2009-12-01 Word Document  
City Boundaries - June 30, 2007   Shapefile / Metadata KMZ
City Boundaries - 2008 2008-09-05 Shapefile / Metadata KMZ
City Boundaries - June 30, 2009   Shapefile / Metadata KMZ
City Boundaries (2010) 2010-11-01 Shapefile / Metadata KMZ
County Boundary 2008-07-01 Shapefile / Metadata KMZ
County Boundary (2010) 2010-07-01 Shapefile / Metadata KMZ
Polls 2008-09-25 Shapefile / Metadata KMZ
Polls (2010) 2010-11-01 Shapefile / Metadata KMZ
Precincts 2008-09-25 Shapefile / Metadata KMZ
Precincts (2005) 2010-11-01 Shapefile / Metadata KMZ
Research Triangle Park (RTP) Boundaries 2007-06-05 Shapefile / Metadata KMZ
Research Triange Park (RTP) Boundaries 2010-07-01 Shapefile / Metadata KMZ
Wards 2010-11-01 Shapefile / Metadata KMZ

 

Schools

Layer Name Last Update ArcGIS Layer Google Earth Layer
Durham Schools, All Types   Shapefile / Metadata KMZ
Elementary School Districts 2008-12-08 Shapefile / Metadata KMZ
Elementary Schools Districts 2010-07-01 Shapefile / Metadata KMZ
Elementary Schools 2008-12-08 Shapefile / Metadata KMZ
Elementary Schools 2010-07-01 Shapefile / Metadata KMZ
High School Districts 2008-12-08 Shapefile / Metadata KMZ
High School Districts 2010-07-01 Shapefile / Metadata KMZ
High Schools 2008-12-08 Shapefile / Metadata KMZ
High Schools 2010-07-01 Shapefile / Metadata KMZ
Middle School Districts 2008-12-08 Shapefile / Metadata KMZ
Middle School Districts 2010-07-01 Shapefile / Metadata KMZ
Middle Schools 2008-12-08 Shapefile / Metadata KMZ
Middle Schools 2010-07-01 Shapefile / Metadata KMZ
School Points 2008-12-08 Shapefile /Metadata KMZ
School Points 2010-07-01 Shapefile / Metadata KMZ

 

Services / Emergency

Layer Name Last Update ArcGIS Layer Google Earth Layer
EMS, Agency 2010-07-01 Shapefile / Metadata KMZ
EMS Locations 2006-09-01 Shapefile / Metadata KMZ
EMS Locations 2010-07-01 Shapefile / Metadata KMZ
EMS, Response 2010-07-01 Shapefile / Metadata KMZ
Fire, Agency 2010-07-01 Shapefile / Metadata KMZ
Fire Districts 2008-07-01 Shapefile / Metadata KMZ
Fire Districts 2010-07-01 Shapefile / Metadata KMZ
Fire, Response 2010-07-01 Shapefile / Metadata KMZ
Fire Stations 2008-07-01 Shapefile / Metadata KMZ
Fire Stations 2010-07-01 Shapefile / Metadata KMZ
Health Care Points 2006-07-28 Shapefile / Metadata KMZ
Libraries 2006-07-28 Shapefile / Metadata KMZ
Partners Against Crime (PAC) Districts 2007-02-01 Shapefile / Metadata KMZ
Partners Against Crime (PAC) Districts 2010-07-01 Shapefile / Metadata KMZ
Parks 2008-04-15 Shapefile / Metadata KMZ
Parks 2010-07-01 Shapefile / Metadata KMZ
Police, Agency 2010-07-01 Shapefile / Metadata KMZ
Police Beats 2008-07-01 Shapefile / Metadata KMZ
Police Beats 2010-07-01 Shapefile / Metadata KMZ
Police Districts 2008-07-01 Shapefile / Metadata KMZ
Police Districts 2010-07-01 Shapefile / Metadata KMZ
Police Stations 2010-07-01 Shapefile / Metadata KMZ
Storm Water - BMPs 2009-07-01 Shapefile /Metadata KMZ
Storm Water - BMPs (2005) 2010-11-01 Shapefile / Metadata KMZ
Storm Water - Channels 2009-07-01 Shapefile /Metadata KMZ
Storm Water - Channels (2005) 2010-11-01 Shapefile / Metadata KMZ
Storm Water - Nodes 2009-07-01 Shapefile /Metadata ZIP
Storm Water - Nodes (2005) 2010-11-01 Shapefile / Metadata KMZ
Storm Water - Pipes 2009-07-01 Shapefile /Metadata ZIP
Storm Water - Pipes (2005) 2010-11-01 Shapefile / Metadata ZIP
Storm Water - Watersheds 2009-07-01 Shapefile /Metadata KMZ
Storm Water - Watersheds (2005) 2010-11-01 Shapefile / Metadata KMZ

 

Transportation

Layer Name Last Update ArcGIS Layer Google Earth Layer
Airport 2008-07-01 Shapefile /Metadata KMZ
Airport (1998) 2010-11-01 Shapefile / Metadata KMZ
DATA Transit Bus Stops (2009) 2009-09-11 Shapefile / Metadata KMZ
DATA Transit Bus Stops 2010-07-01 Shapefile / Metadata KMZ
DATA Transit Major Bus Stops 2010-07-01 Shapefile / Metadata KMZ
DATA Transit Major Bus Stops 2010-11-01 Shapefile / Metadata KMZ
DATA Transit Routes (2009) 2009-09-11 Shapefile / Metadata KMZ
DATA Transit Routes 2010-07-01 Shapefile / Metadata KMZ
DATA Transit Routes 2010-11-01 Shapefile / Metadata KMZ
Major Transportation Corridor 2008-07-01 Shapefile / Metadata KMZ
Major Transportation Corridor 2010-11-01 Shapefile / Metadata KMZ
Roads 2008-09-05 Shapefile / Metadata ZIP
Address locator for Roads (2008) layer   Address Locator
 
Roads (2010) 2010-11-01 Shapefile / Metadata KMZ
Sidewalks 2009-07-01 Shapefile /Metadata KMZ
Sidewalks 2010-07-01 Shapefile / Metadata KMZ
Trails 2006-07-28 Shapefile / Metadata ZIP
Trails (2010) 2010-07-01 Shapefile / Metadata KMZ
Trails and Greenways (2010) 2010-07-01 Shapefile / Metadata KMZ
TTA Phase II Rail Corridor 2007-02-28 Shapefile / Metadata KMZ
TTA Phase II Rail Corridor (2010) 2010-07-01 Shapefile / Metadata KMZ
TTA Phase II Rail, So. Sq. (2010) 2010-07-01 Shapefile / Metadata KMZ
TTA Phase II Rail, Southwest Elem. (2010) 2010-07-01 Shapefile / Metadata KMZ
TTA Rail Stations 2007-02-28 Shapefile / Metadata KMZ
TTA Rail Stations (2010) 2010-07-01 Shapefile / Metadata KMZ