Deschutes County Geographic Information Systems data is available for use with desktop mapping and CAD software. We share GIS data with public agencies and private parties free of charge via the Deschutes County Data Portal. The site provides 24-hour access to more than 60 map layers and is updated on a weekly basis. The file formats available are in Esri shapefile, KML and CSV.

For information about automating data downloads, please visit the Developer Resources page.

For questions about Deschutes County's GIS data, please contact Geri Hauser by email at gis@deschutes.org or by phone at (541) 330-4607.

GIS Data Available for Download

 
Boundary FEATURE CLASSES

City Limits
County Boundary
Fire Tax Districts
Irrigation Districts
Library Tax Districts
No Shooting Districts
Road Tax Districts
School Tax Districts
Sewer Tax Districts
Subdivisions
Unincorporated Communities
Urban Growth Boundaries
Water Tax Districts
Wilderness Areas

Census FEATURE CLASSES

2010 Census Data including census tract, Block Group, and block level data
2000 Census Data including census tract, Block Group, and block level data
1990 Census Data including census tract, Block Group, and block level data

Environment FEATURE CLASSES

100 Foot Contours
Landslide areas
Precipitation
Slope
Soils - NRCS
Vegetation

Land FEATURE CLASSES

Airport Safety Zones
Comprehensive Planning Designations
Conventional Housing
Landscape Management Road and Water Zones
Public Land
Surface Mining Areas
Taxlots and Assessor Property Related Tables
Wildfire Hazard Zones
Wildlife Areas
Zoning

Place FEATURE CLASSES

Emergency Service Locations
Features of Interest
Golf Courses
Park Areas
Places of Interest
Schools

Public Land Survey System (PLSS) FEATURE CLASSES

PLSS Lines
Section Boundaries
Township Boundaries
USGS Quad Boundaries

Transportation FEATURE CLASSES

Airport Runways
County Routes
Railroads
Road Centerlines
State Routes
Streets (Maintained by 9-1-1)
Traffic Lights
USFS Roads

Water FEATURE CLASSES

Canals
Lakes
Rivers
Streams
Watershed Boundaries
Wetlands - NWI

 

Coordinate Systems

 
State Plane Oregon South (Lambert Conformal Conic)

This coordinate system is used by Geographic Information Systems professionals in Deschutes County. All the publicly available GIS data is provided in this coordinate system.

Projection:  Lambert
Units:  3.280839895 (international feet)
Datum:  NAD83
Spheroid:  GRS80
Parameters: 
1st Parallel:  42 20 00
2nd Parallel:  44 00 00
Central Meridian:  -120 30 00 
Latitude of Origin:  41 40 00
False Easting:  1500000
False Northing:  0
 

County Grid (Transverse Mercator)

This coordinate system is used by engineers and surveyors in Deschutes County.

Projection:  Transverse
Units:  3.280839895 (international feet)
Datum:  NAD83
Spheroid:  GRS80
Parameters
Scale Factor at Central Meridian:  1.00016
Longitude of Central Meridian:  -121 17 00
Latitude of Origin:  43 00 00
False Easting:  3,300,000
False Northing:  0

WGS 1984 Web Mercator (Auxiliary Sphere)

This coordinate system is used for data available for download via the Deschutes County Data Portal.

Projection: Mercator_Auxiliary_Sphere
False_Easting: 0.0
False_Northing: 0.0
Central_Meridian: 0.0
Standard_Parallel_1: 0.0
Auxiliary_Sphere_Type: 0.0
Linear Unit: Meter (1.0)

Geographic Coordinate System: GCS_WGS_1984
Angular Unit: Degree (0.0174532925199433)
Prime Meridian: Greenwich (0.0)
Datum: D_WGS_1984
Spheroid: WGS_1984
Semimajor Axis: 6378137.0
Semiminor Axis: 6356752.314245179
Inverse Flattening: 298.257223563