The City of Grand Island, through cooperative efforts with Hall County and other agencies, has assembled one of Nebraska's best Geographical Information Systems. Thanks to those efforts, Grand Island has received a Special Achievement in GIS Award for the inovative use of our Geographical Information System from ESRI, the world leader in GIS solutions. To see the Press Release of our proud achievement, click here.
The Grand Island GIS (Geographical Information System) is a cooperative effort between Hall County and the City of Grand Island. Data is constantly being updated and edited by staff at the County and City. This information is shared and collected to provide the citizens access to a wealth of information anytime, any place.
HomeBase is a web based application that allow simple searches to find locations through the city/county. It provides information about property descriptions, and values, but also School information, FEMA maps, utilities, and political representation. There are even aerial photos that date back to 1938.