Geographic Information SystemS (Gis)

Routt County GIS is OPEN!  The Old Courthouse and Annex buildings are open to limited access.  You can make an appointment with us and we will bring you into our office.  Only one member of the public will be allowed in the office at one time. We can also schedule times to drop off or exchange products in the parking lot.  Please email or call us for any needs you have.

Routt County Geographic Information Systems (GIS) assists county departments with collecting, managing, and using geo-based information to analyze trends, develop projections, and design spatial models for land use, regional planning, environmental management, view sheds, transportation, demographics, hydrology, geology, and hazardous sites. We are responsible for data used for CAD E911 and Emergency Services mobile mapping.

We provide assistance in all phases of GIS project design and implementation, including:
  • Assessing user needs
  • Database development
  • Hardware / software configuration
  • Software development
  • Remote sensing
  • Production of both hard copy and digital information
GIS maintains digital ownership data and maps of the county to create an accurate ownership based tax roll; assigns and maintains physical addresses, coordinates data acquisition from public and privates sources; and provides data and mapping support for 
  • Land use
  • Zoning
  • Maintenance of political boundaries
  • Voter precincts
  • Commissioner districts
  • Tax area boundaries
  • Road inventory
  • Wildfire hazard mapping
  • Crime analysis mapping
  • Noxious weed control mapping