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.
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.
The purpose of MetroGIS is to institutionalize the sharing of accurate and reliable geospatial data so user and producer communities can share in the efficiencies of being able to effortlessly obtain the data they need, in the form they need, when they need it.