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Geographic Information Systems
Caitlin Christenson
GIS Technician

400 Colorado Ave
Morris, MN  56267

Ph: (320) 208-6578
Fx: (320) 589-2036

Monday - Friday
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Memorial Day - Labor Day
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

What is GIS?

  • Geographic Information Systems, also known as GIS, can be used to analyze, capture, store, update and show spatial information by using software, hardware, and geographic information.
  • Geographic Information Systems is a new addition to Stevens County services.
  • GIS operates out of the Information Technology Department and is housed at the County courthouse in Morris.

What can GIS do for me?

  • You can find the value of an area, even if you don’t know who owns it or the parcel number
  • You can locate public water access points
  • You can discover what types of soil are located on your property and where they are located
  • It can show you the elevation of your property
  • It can show you what parcels are benefited by the county ditch

Benefits of GIS

  • Lowers Costs
  • Eliminates Redundancy
  • Provides Better Analysis/Better Decision Making
  • Revenues can be Generated
  • Better Response to Unexpected Situations
  • More Up to Date Information

Duties and Responsibilities

Responsibilities Include, but Not Limited to:

  • Parcel Mapping/Maintenance
  • Ditch Mapping
  • Interactive Mapping
  • Mapping, Analysis, and Management of the Counties Geographic Data