Geographic Information Systems

Geographic Information Systems


The Geographic Information Systems (GIS) division at Rice County is responsible for:

  • Coordinating, implementing, developing and maintaining Rice County’s Geographical Information System (GIS) including creating and managing GIS files and related procedures, and educating GIS Users
  • Coordinating addressing in Rice County with the Rice Steele 911 Center and municipalities, including assigning addresses and road names, maintaining datasets and databases and researching and resolving problems
  • Map and data requests

Rice County GIS User Group
Rice County has a GIS Users Group that meets quarterly. For more information, visit the Rice County GIS Users Group page.

What is GIS?
A GIS is a Geographical Information System. For more information, view What is GIS? (PDF)

GIS Data


Rice County GIS data can be found on the Minnesota Geospatial Commons
For other data requests, please contact the Rice County GIS Coordinator at RCGIS@co.rice.mn.us