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MARIS Map Services

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MARIS is in the process of updating the web page to the https security protocol. Several issues with the online mapping have arisen because of this and we are in the process of updating ESRI software to accommodate these new security protocols. Some of the links in the map services sections may not work. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and we appreciate your understanding as we continue to improve the MARIS website.

Best Available Imagery

Cadastral/Geodetic: PLSS...

Elevation: New Project-based DEMS with Color or Grey-scaled Hillshades, Contours

Emergency Response: Search and Rescue Grid, Coastal Response

Hydrology: National Hydrography Dataset (NHD) (Updated 2018)

Political: MS House and Senate, Congressional

Physiography: SSURGO

Transportation: 2010 TIGER Roads, MDOT Centerlines

Utility: Oil and Gas wells...

Other: USGS Topographic Maps...

Utility Service Areas: Electric, Gas, Sewer, Telephone, and Water

Release of spatial data by MARIS is governed by the following legal policy:
The information contained on this website and data distributed by the Board of Trustees / Institutions of Higher Learning's MARIS Technical Center (MTC) is derived from a variety of public and private sector sources considered to be dependable, but the accuracy, completeness, and currency thereof are not guaranteed. The IHL/MTC makes no warranties, expressed or implied as to the accuracy, completeness, currency, reliability, or suitability for any particular purpose of information or data contained in or generated from the state geographic database. Additionally, the State of Mississippi, the Board of Trustees for IHL or any employee thereof assume no liability associated with the use of these data, and assume no responsibility to maintain them in any manner or form.