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Ky Story Maps are a big hit!
Kentucky's new collection of Story Maps are a big hit! These map-driven tours of different features in the Commonwealth were collaboratively created with several entities and are getting lots of traffic in the past couple months. Check out the Story Map Gallery and Explore the Commonwealth!

KyGovMaps Page Updated
The KyGovMaps page has been updated with new web maps, showcase galleries, and specialized web-applications lke the Kentucky State Park Lodge Tour. Use the showcase galleries to explore a wide variety of informative thematic web maps or keep an eye on the weather or find the nearest alternative fueling station using one of our web mapping applications.

Commonwealth Map Base Updated
The newly updated Commonwealth Map base now includes all KyFromAbove Imagery from the 2012 acquisition period. Improved symbology and labeling enhances the base and the imagery layers are now visible 2 levels higher than before. Like the new cached street base, this service was also designed to work well in conjunction with Esri's base maps.
The Commonwealth Map
TCM Simple Map Viewer

DGI Releases New Cached Street Base for the Commonwealth
Kentucky's GIS users now have another base map option that focuses primarily on streets, airports, rail, and hydrography. The service was designed to work well with Esri's base maps and includes all the layers in the Commonwealth Map Base with the exception of imagery layers. The new base map can be accessed within the Commonwealth Map by selecting the "KyStreets" button in the base map switcher at the top of the viewer.
The Commonwealth Map
KyStreet Base Simple Map Viewer

Welcome to the Kentucky Geography Network. The KyGeoNet is the Geospatial Data Clearinghouse for the Commonwealth of Kentucky. A variety of datasets can be located and downloaded, static map products can be viewed, and many web mapping applications and services are easily accessible. Use the powerful search capabilities of the Kentucky Geoportal to locate maps and geographic data content for a particular part of the state or search based on keyword or content type. If you're not looking for data but want to explore some web maps please browse the currently highlighted content using the KyGovMaps page or check out our guidance documents on how to connect directly to our ArcGIS Server services.

Explore the Commonwealth with Ky's New Weather Mapping Site



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Kentucky's ArcGIS Server Services

Connection Guidance: Do you need to connect directly to the Commonwealth's ArcGIS Server Services? If so, use the link below to download our guidance document that details the procedure. Let us know if you have any questions.
Connecting in ArcMap
Connecting in a Browser

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Frankfort, Kentucky 40601
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