Union County GIS/Mapping Services

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) is a computer system capable of creating, storing, managing, analyzing, and displaying geographically referenced information. GIS allows us to view, understand, question, interpret, and visualize data in many ways that reveal relationships, patterns, and trends in the form of maps, globes, reports, and charts. 

Many of the County's departments are using GIS.  The master plan for GIS in Union County is to have a system where all county departments will have access to GIS software and data. Rather than maintaining incompatible hardcopy maps, each department will be maintaining information in the GIS. Once this has been implemented the county offices will be able to store and manipulate information in a very efficient manner.

To find out what UC-GIS can do for you, download our Guide to Services.

News & Current Projects
  • New and Improved GoMaps 4.0 Is Here!!!  It has a new look and feel, along with easier functionality. 
  • Check out our Downloadable Data page for shapefiles.
    Visit our Map Gallery for 34" x 44" size maps for download.
  • 2014 FEMA Flood Zones: Flood Zone data for Union County is effective as of February 2014.  This data is available for download on our website and for viewing on GoMaps.  For detailed information and Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) please visit        
  • Municipality Annexations; Union County Zoning Map; Street Centerline Updates. With the growth in Union County, we’re always working on these layers!
  • Metadata.  Literally meaning 'data about data,' metadata is an important part of data management.  It provides essential information about the data itself, including details about the who, what, when, where, why and how of data collection and production.  The Union County GIS Department is currently updating the metadata for all of its data so that users can have all the pertinent details about the data offered by the county.  Union County follows the Content Standard for Digital Geospatial Metadata set by the FGDC.
  • GoMAPS updates. We are always looking to improve our GoMAPS program. Please feel free to contact us if you have questions or suggestions!    

GIS Department
500 N. Main St., Ste 843
Monroe, NC  28112
8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Mon-Fri

Entire GIS Department

Cynthia Mabry, Project Coordinator
Phone:  704-292-2619

Anthony Merrell, GIS Analyst
Phone:  704-283-3833

Kristin Bullock, GIS Analyst
Phone:  704-283-3597

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