The IndianaMap Turns 52

Fifty-two Indiana counties sharing data with the IndianaMap, that is. The IndianaMap is a statewide electronic map used to help manage everything from hiking trails to new business development to highway construction projects. It is especially valuable for emergency response and recovery, showing the National Guard where to sandbag against floodwaters or helping coordinate volunteer fire departments battling a blaze in an unfamiliar county. If you’ve ever zoomed in on your house on Google Maps, you may be surprised to find out you’ve been looking at aerial photography provided to Google from the IndianaMap. The IndianaMap is digital, which means the same information you find on www.indianamap.org is also available to real estate professionals, engineers, demographers, and even school kids.

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