Wisconsin Land Information Program 2023 Report Published

The Department of Administration has published the 2023 Wisconsin Land Information Program Report.

V8 Statewide Parcel Database & E4 Statewide PLSS Database Available

In the second half of 2022, The Wisconsin Department of Administration (DOA) and State Cartographer’s Office (SCO) released updated versions of the Statewide Parcel Database (V8) and the Statewide PLSS Database (E4).  Both statewide databases …

E3 Statewide PLSS Database Now Available

The State Cartographer’s Office (SCO) and Wisconsin Department of Administration (DOA) are pleased to announce the release of the statewide E3 PLSS database, which was created as a sub-project of the greater Version 7 Statewide …

Calling all Consultants: Lincoln County seeks land information services

The Lincoln County Register of Deeds Department is seeking to contract with an individual or entity to perform re-indexing services for scanned previously recorded documents. 

Attend the WLIA 2021 Fall Meeting and Take a Field Trip to the Survey Marker in the State Capitol

The Fall Meeting of the Wisconsin Land Information Association, to be held in Madison from November 3-5, 2021, includes a field trip to the “World’s Most Elaborate Survey Marker” at the Wisconsin Capitol.

Bryan Meyer to discuss importance of PLSS at Wisconsin Counties Association Meeting

Bryan Meyer, La Crosse County Surveyor, will deliver a presentation about the importance and value of the Public Land Survey System at the Wisconsin Counties Association Annual Meeting in La Crosse on September 27, 2021.

Original Public Land Survey Records (WIGLOSR)

Quick Links Original PLSS Field Notes & Plat Maps Between 1832 and 1866, contractors to the United States government surveyed the largely unsettled lands of what today constitute the State of Wisconsin for the purpose of subdividing and selling land to settlers moving west from the eastern states and from Europe. The survey was carried…

Explore our new Public Land Survey System Locator app

Do you need to know where you are in the Public Land Survey System (PLSS) network?

Two new PLSS corner numbering documents published by SCO

The SCO has recently published two documents detailing the implementation of a PLSS corner numbering system for the state.

Public Land Survey System Work Group Receives Community-University Partnership Award

The Public Land Survey System Work Group was recently acknowledged by UW-Madison for outstanding community-engaged collaboration in embodiment of the Wisconsin Idea.