Washington State County Maps

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Major Public Lands Land Use Population Density Soils Zip Codes

Map Information:

  • All of our maps are designed to be printed on 8½ x 11 media.
  • All maps are designed to be used in overlay format with one another using paper and transparency film.
  • Maps can be printed on 11 x 14 media without loss of resolution.
  • All maps are available in PDF format, other formats such as JPG and EPS, are available by request.
  • All County maps are covered by Ecology Copyright.
  • All maps are produced from Statewide GIS data from the sources listed below.
  • There are NO individual County GIS data layers available.
  • To view the  maps in PDF format, your computer needs to have Adobe Acrobat installed.
  • The Adobe Acrobat Reader is free and available by clicking on the icon below:
  • If you are unfamiliar with using Adobe Acrobat, we have some tips on using Adobe Acrobat Reader with our maps.
    We created the maps using ESRI's ArcInfo 9.x, ArcPlot software in postscript format, which were then exported to PDF format.


    Data Sources:

    To obtain the digital GIS data, please click on the links below to go to the source website or organization:

    Please note:  All GIS data layers described here are for the entire state of Washington. County specific data is not available.

    Ecology GIS Data

    Layer Organization Scale Year
    Counties Washington State Department of Natural Resources 1:24,000 2000
    Cities Washington State Department of Ecology 1:24,000 2013
    Highway and Roads Washington State Department of Transportation 1:24,000 2002
    Rivers and Water Bodies Washington State Department of Ecology 1:100,000 2000
    Public Lands (including Tribal) Washington State Department of Natural Resources varies 2011
    Township/Range/Section Washington State Department of Natural Resources 1:24,000 2001
    Population Density Washington State Office of Financial Management 1:100,000 2010
    Zip Codes U.S. Bureau of Census 1:100,000 2000
    Boat launches Washington State Recreation and Conservation Office 1:24,000 2005
    Land Use Washington State Department of Ecology 1:24,000 2010
    Soils Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) 1:24,000 2008


    Other Map Formats
    WRIA State


    Have questions and/or comments about the County maps? Please contact:

    Liz O'Dea, GIS Analyst/Cartographer
    Washington State Department of Ecology
    P.O. Box 47600
    Olympia, Washington 98504-7600

    Phone:  (360) 407-6142
    Fax:  (360) 407-6493
    E-Mail:  liz.odea@ecy.wa.gov


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