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Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Department

The GIS Department is responsible for creating, maintaining, analyzing and distributing the County's geographic base data.  The primary function of the Department is to support County operations.  The GIS Coordinator reports to the County Administrator.

Phone number: (970) 369-5470


Interested in historic maps? The University of Colorado has the Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps available for online viewing. The Telluride maps are at this link. They are large scale and highly detailed maps from the late 1800s/early 1900s.

Click here for San Miguel County's Online Interactive Mapping Program (webMap)

 

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Phone: (970) 369-5470
Fax: (970) 728-3718
General Email:  heatherw@sanmiguelcounty.org

Business Hours: 
Monday - Thursday

Address:
Miramonte Building
333 W. Colorado Ave, 2nd Floor
PO Box 1170
Telluride, CO 81435


Staff:
Heather Widlund, GIS Coordinator

Staff emails:
heatherw@sanmiguelcounty.org

webMap
Interactive mapping website

Visit webMap, the County's interactive website, to learn more about the County. Overlay property information, topographic maps, aerial photos, roads, wildlife and more!

Public Noticing: click for instructions on how to create a list of mailing labels for a public noticing.


Training
One on one training is available at the GIS office. Please contact us for more information.

Custom mapping is available as time permits
$60/hour, $10 minimum

Hard copy maps
24x34, $10 each
8.5x11, $2 each


Pre-made maps in Adobe Reader format.

Road Atlas Maps

doc Overview Maps
doc Zoom Maps
doc Town Maps (Mountain Village, Telluride, Norwood, Ophir, Rico)
doc Street Name Index (Lists which streets are found on which maps)


Other Maps

doc East End Overview Map - roads, subdivisions, land ownership
doc Wrights Mesa/Lone Cone Overview Map
doc West End Overview Map
doc East End Subdivisions Relief Map
doc Norwood - East End Subdivisions Map
doc Commissioner Districts Map
doc R1 School District Map
doc Gunnison Sage Grouse Habitat Map
doc Town of Telluride Information Map
doc Zoning Map
doc Tax Area Map


 

PLEASE NOTE: The County GIS mapping data are a product of the San Miguel County Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Department and are intended for the display of relative positions and locations only. Users of this information hereby recognize, acknowledge and agree that it is not a guaranteed accurate, legal or surveyed representation of land. The data are not a substitute for, and should not be compared with, a survey performed by a Colorado licensed surveyor. Users assume all risk and responsibility for any and all direct and indirect damages, including consequential damages, that may flow from the use of this information. Users further recognize, acknowledge and agree that the San Miguel County GIS Department has not made any representations, warranties, or guaranties of any kind that this information is survey accurate or fit to be used or relied upon for any particular purpose.

PLEASE NOTE: The County GIS mapping data are a product of the San Miguel County Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Department and are intended for the display of relative positions and locations only. Users of this information hereby recognize, acknowledge and agree that it is not a guaranteed accurate, legal or surveyed representation of land. The data are not a substitute for, and should not be compared with, a survey performed by a Colorado licensed surveyor. Users assume all risk and responsibility for any and all direct and indirect damages, including consequential damages, that may flow from the use of this information. Users further recognize, acknowledge and agree that the San Miguel County GIS Department has not made any representations, warranties, or guaranties of any kind that this information is survey accurate or fit to be used or relied upon for any particular purpose. By downloading these files, users acknowledge and will abide by the above disclaimer.

Datasets are available for download in ESRI shapefile format. All files are zipped. Projection is UTM Zone 13N, meters, NAD83.

open Click here to view all available data.


Frequently Asked Questions

How do I get a map of the County?
It depends on what kind of map you are looking for. For most people, the interactive mapping website, webMap, meets their needs. Several pre-made maps are available on the Maps tab of the GIS web page. Time permitting, the GIS Department can also make custom maps for $60/hour, minimum charge $10. Paper copies of D size sheets are $10 each.

How can I get property information on a map?
Property information, including owner names and lot numbers, is available as a layer on webMap. You can use label tools to label owner names, lot numbers, acreage, address numbers and more.

What maps are available for download?
See the Maps tab on the GIS web page. County road maps, zoning maps and more are available in zoom-able, downloadable Adobe Reader *.pdf files. You can also download and save maps created on webMap.

How accurate are the GIS data?
The accuracy of the GIS data varies with each dataset. Some are accurate to within 20 feet, others to within 100 feet. The data should not be relied upon for any purpose except as general guidance. GIS data are in no way survey accurate! In order to get an official, survey accurate map, you must hire a licensed surveyor.