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Geographical Information System

Geographical Information System, GIS, is a sophisticated computer mapping system.


The GIS of the Department of Planning and Economic Development provides support to all departments of County Government. For example, GIS is used on a daily basis to determine critical environmental sites, farmland preservation analysis, dangerous intersections, hurricane evacuation, and public safety, among other planning and County initiatives.

In addition, the GIS can assist local government with data acquisition, mapping, and analytical services. Several data sets are available through download. 

  • Soils (USDA SSURGO)
  • Permanently Preserved Farmland
  • Permanently Preserved Open Space
  • Land Use/ Land Cover
  • Street Centerline
  • County Boundary
  • Municipal Boundaries
  • Census Tracts
  • Census Data (Tabular Only)

To view our most current parcel and roads GIS layer, click here.

Note: Digital Aerial Orthophotography and Parcel data are available through the New Jersey Geographic Information Network (NJGIN) at Also, additional environmental data, such as wetlands, hydrology, geology, and other topics are available from the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection at

Data inquiries can be made via email or by phone to: 
Cumberland County of Cumberland Office of Planning and Development 
Joe Zaccaria
GIS Specialist III

For more information about GIS: What is GIS?