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NYS ITS GIS Program Office

Geographic Information Systems Clearinghouse

GIS Data Set Details

Data Set Name Description Theme Metadata
Geographic Names Information System (GNIS) The Geographic Names Information System (GNIS), contains information for almost 2 million physical and cultural geographic features in the United States and its territories. The Federally recognized name of each feature described in the data base is identified, and references are made to a feature's location by State, county, and geographic coordinates. The GNIS is our Nation's official repository of domestic geographic names information.   Miscellaneous

Supporting Documentation


Contact Information:

Douglas Freehafer
425 Jordan Road
RPI Technology Park
Troy, New York  12180-8349

PH: 518-285-5620
FAX: 518-285-5601 E-Mail