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Rensselaer County

27 Data Sets
  Data Set Name Description
1. Agricultural Districts
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Polygon file of agricultural districts within Rensselaer County. 
2. Ambulance Stations
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Point file locating all ambulance facilities within Rensselaer County. Used for emergency response and disaster preparedness initiatives. 
3. Campgrounds
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Shapefile showing locations of public and private camping facilities within Rensselaer County. 
4. Communication Towers
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Point file location of communications towers within the County. Contact Rensselaer County for access. 
5. County and Municipal Boundaries
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Revised: January 2017
Polygon file represents all municipal boundaries (City Village, Town, County and State) in Rensselaer County. 
6. E-911 Structures
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Revised: January 2017
E-911 Address Point File. Physical address and approximate location of all addressed structures in Rensselaer County. Used primarily for the Bureau of Public Safety's Computer Aided Dispatch System and E-911 Maps. 
7. Election Districts
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Revised: March 2016
Town Election District Boundaries. 
8. Emergency Service Districts
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Revised: January 2017
Polygon Boundary file delineating Fire, EMS and Police Response Districts. 
9. Farm Markets
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Point file showing the location of seasonal farmer’s markets in Rensselaer County. 
10. Farm Stands
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Point file showing the location of farms selling produce directly from that location. 
11. Fire Stations
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Point file locating all fire facilities within Rensselaer County. Used for emergency response and disaster preparedness initiatives.  
12. Golf Courses
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Polygon file delineating local public and private golf courses. 
13. Hamlets
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Point file location of all Hamlets within Rensselaer County. 
14. Land Use
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Revised: December 2009
Polygon file of land use within Rensselaer County. Information derived from tax maps and New York State Office of Real Property Services land use classification codes. 
15. Legislative Districts
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County Boundary Shapefile with Legislative District attributes in the shapefile table. Can be used to create a map showing County Legislature Districts. 
16. Marinas
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Point file containing local marinas. 
17. Parks
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Polygon file including village, city, town, county and state park lands and conservation easements within Rensselaer County. 
18. Places of Interest
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Point file containing local recreational and historical areas of interest within Rensselaer County. 
19. Police Stations
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Point file locating all police facilities within Rensselaer County. Used for emergency response and disaster preparedness initiatives. 
20. Post Offices
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Shapefile showing location of Post Offices within Rensselaer County. 
21. School District Boundaries
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Revised: December 2009
School District Boundaries 
22. Senior Center Tiers
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Polygon file delineating senior center tiers within Rensselaer County. 
23. Senior Centers
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Point file locating senior centers within Rensselaer County. 
24. Streets
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Revised: January 2017
Street centerline file. Derived from Tax Maps and Aerial Photography. Includes complete address ranges and attributes, street names, primary and secondary names/routes. 
25. Tax Maps
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Tax maps are available in AutoCAD DWF and PDF formats at the Rensselaer County website. 
26. Tax Parcels
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Revised: January 2017
Tax Parcel Boundary Lines and Attributes. Shapefile format 
27. Transfer Stations
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Point file location of active and inactive landfills and refuse transfer stations. Data creation is still under development.