Welcome to MetroGIS
MetroGIS is an award-winning, regional geographic information systems initiative serving Minnesota’s Minneapolis-St Paul metropolitan area. It provides a regional forum to promote and facilitate widespread sharing of geospatial data.
MetroGIS is a voluntary collaboration of local and regional governments, with partners in state and federal government, academic institutions, non-profit organizations and the business community.
Our Mission and Goal
MetroGIS exists to expand stakeholders’ capacity to address shared GIS needs and to maximize investments through the collaboration of organizations serving the Twin Cities metropolitan area.
The goal of MetroGIS is for organizations to be successfully working together using GIS to solve real-world problems.
MetroGIS’ primary purpose is to promote and facilitate widespread sharing of commonly needed geospatial data among organizations that serve the Minneapolis-St Paul Metropolitan Area.
Our goal is to institutionalize the sharing of accurate and reliable geospatial data so that both user and producer communities share in the efficiencies of user being able to effortlessly obtain data needed from other, in the form needed, and when it is needed.