Geographic Information System (GIS)

A geographic information system (GIS) uses computers and software to leverage the fundamental principle of geography that location is important in people's lives. GIS helps a retail business locate the best site for its next store and helps agencies track environmental degradation. It helps route delivery trucks and manage road paving. It helps marketers find new prospects, and it helps farmers increase production and manage their land more efficiently.

GIS takes the numbers and words from the rows and columns in databases and spreadsheets and puts them on a map. Placing your data on a map highlights where you have many customers if you own a store or multiple leaks in your water system if you run a water company. It allows you to view, understand, question, interpret, and visualize your data in ways simply not possible in the rows and columns of a spreadsheet.

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Eugene Watt
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City of Jackson ArcGis Online Reference Maps

Disclaimer and Conditions of Use

While the City of Jackson, Mississippi makes every effort to maintain and distribute accurate information, no warranties and/or representations of any kind are made regarding the quality, accuracy or completeness of the information, data or services provided on this website. All data visualizations on maps should be considered approximate. The City retains the right to change any content on its website without prior notice. In no event shall the City of Jackson be liable in any way to the users of this data. Users of this data shall hold the City of Jackson harmless in all matters and accounts arising from the use of this data.

The information contained on the GIS zoning map is being provided to you as a gratuitous service by the City of Jackson. The City is not liable or responsible for any use of this data or any consequential damages, monetary or otherwise, which may result from the use or misuse of this data. Information provided on the City’s website should not be used as a substitute for legal, accounting, real estate, business, or other professional advice. Zoning information must be verified with the Department of Planning and Development Zoning Division at (601) 960-2037 to ensure accuracy. The user hereby acknowledges and agrees to use this data solely at his/her own risk and will not hold the City of Jackson or its agents responsible in any way.Use of this data indicates acceptance of the above disclaimer and conditions.

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