Libre Map Project

Please do not download huge amounts of data automatically. If you'd like data for an entire area or state, email me and we can make arrangements. Thanks -jared

The purpose of the Libre Map Project is to aggregate and make digital maps and related GIS data available for Free.

Data - search and download Maps and other GIS data

Documentation - information on Cartography and GIS related topics brought to you by Wikipedia.

Email us - maps AT redjar DOT org

Available Data

The Libre Map project has many gigabytes of map and GIS data available. We would like to build the collection. If you have DRG data or would like to donate money for the purchase of data, please let us know: maps AT redjar DOT org

24k USGS DRG's for the following states: (please note that there are many errors with the data from the USGS. Feel free to report any missing maps or issues you encounter, but keep in mind fixing it may take me a while.)

  • Alabama
  • Arkansas
  • Colorado
  • Connecticut
  • Delaware
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Hawaii
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Kentucky
  • Maine
  • Maryland
  • Massachusetts
  • New Hampshire
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • North Carolina
  • Ohio
  • Pennsylvania
  • Rhode Island
  • South Carolina
  • Tennessee
  • Vermont
  • Virginia
  • Washington
  • West Virginia
  • Wyoming

SVG boundary border files for all US states (including state, county, and town boundaries)

TIGER/Line - All 2003 data is available.

GeoNames - All USGS place names are available for searching. The data can be used to find appropriate DRG's and can be downloaded in GPX format for transfer to a GPS device.

Project News

03/05/2006 - Illinois DRG's added

03/04/2006 - Alabama and Wyoming DRG's added

10/27/2004 - Colorado DRG's added

06/10/2004 - Recent Changes:

05/28/2004 - Although I'm an extreme GIS neophyte, I'm starting to get a hold of some of the quadzillion concepts and acronyms. Progress continues:

05/06/2004 - The project was started in early March, 2004 and is still in early planning phase. My intention is to start with the narrow focus of the state of Vermont. If I make any actual progress, I'll branch out to other states.