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What is GIS? 

A geographic information system (GIS) integrates hardware, software, and data for capturing, managing, analyzing, and displaying all forms of geographically referenced information.

GIS allows us to view, understand, question, interpret, and visualize data in many ways that reveal relationships, patterns, and trends in the form of maps, globes, reports, and charts.

A GIS helps you answer questions and solve problems by looking at your data in a way that is quickly understood and easily shared. (Source:  ESRI)


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Taos County GIS 

* Taos County Assessor Office

Staff use GIS for assisting with the management of property assessments. Currently, the system is being constructed by reviewing deeds, plats and other data information sources. The information reviewed is applied to reflect the general spatial reference of the parcel within the County. 

Any inquiries for this information can be made via phone: (575)737-6365 or email:


* Taos County Planning Department

Staff use GIS for assisting with the management of rural addressing, county road inventory, flood plain management, emergency management, and other planning related items.

Any inquiries for these GIS services can be made to the planning staff via phone: (575) 737-6462 or (575) 737-6452 or by email: .

Tags: assessor, planning, GIS, ArcGIS, ESRI, geography, rural addressing, maps, mapping, surveying

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