Henderson County GIS Data Download Page (FTP)
This page is for the download of GIS and CAD data for use in a GIS or CAD program such as ArcGIS Desktop or Autocad.
To download GIS data (shapefiles and DXF) for use with ArcGIS, AutoCAD, QGIS, or other compatible software, use the link below. Metadata is also available for these layers.
ALL USERS click here to download shapefiles / CAD files.
This data is in North Carolina State Plane Coordinate System, NAD 83, feet.
Metadata can be viewed in the Metadata folder - see the links above.
Shapefiles are a standard format for ESRI software products and require ArcGIS, ArcExplorer, Quantum GIS, GRASS, or other GIS software to view.
ArcGIS Explorer Desktop is a limited GIS viewing program that can be downloaded free of charge here.
DXF is an interchange format that can be used in Autocad and other CAD-type engineering software.
Additional Resources for GIS Data
Statewide 2010 orthophotos can be acquired through NCOneMap's Geospatial Portal.
Soils data can be acquired at USDA's GeoSpatial Data Gateway.
Additional GIS data is available at NCDOT's website.
GIS Data Streaming
You can also add Henderson County's "live" data directly from our GIS servers into your ArcMap (or other GIS software). Click here for instructions and details.