2020 US Mean Center of Population Designated at 37.415725 North Latitude, 92.346525 West Longitude

The US mean center of population continues its westward trek.

State Cartographer’s Office Annual Report for 2021-22 Now Available

Find out what the SCO has been working on over the last year.

Participate in the Dane County Heritage Oaks Project

How many of Dane County’s 200-year-old oaks — first inventoried in 1976 — are still in existence?

Department of the Interior Completes Removal of Derogatory Toponyms

The federal government has replaced nearly 650 derogatory place names across the country, 28 of which are in Wisconsin.

Application Period Opens for NextGen9-1-1 GIS Grants

The Department of Military Affairs has announced the release of the first funding opportunity under a new GIS program supporting NextGen9-1-1.

National Spatial Reference System Modernization Now Set for Mid-2025

NGS anticipates the release of all data and limited tools by the middle of 2025.

DMA Issues Request for Proposal for NG9-1-1 Data Management Services

The Wisconsin Department of Military Affairs has issued a Request for Proposal to prepare GIS data for NG9-1-1 implementation.

Update on Wisconsin Spatial Reference System 2022 Task Force Activities

A brief update on Wisconsin Spatial Reference System 2022 (WSRS2022) Task Force activities in relation to the National Geodetic Survey’s National Spatial Reference System modernization program.

NextGen9-1-1 Grant Program Established for Wisconsin Counties

With the recent enactment of Wisconsin Act 261, the legislature has paved the way for a new grant program for NextGen9-1-1.

Wisconsin NextGen9-1-1 GIS Implementation Plan Released

The Wisconsin Department of Military Affairs has published the state’s NextGen9-1-1 GIS Implementation Plan.