Download our Data

As of the July 13, 2009 Board Meeting we have begun offering our GIS Data for free via the GIS Data Repository.

Here are some items you need to know about the data available on the Iowa GIS Data Repository (GISDR):

  • Read the Disclaimer to familiarize yourself with the suitable/unsuitable uses of the data
  • View the list of layers we maintain (Items marked “Yes” are uploaded)
  • Uploaded twice monthly
  • Formatted to both ESRI shapefile and file geodatabase
  • All data is projected to Iowa State Plane South NAD83
  • Username: pottusername
  • Password: pottpassword
  • Imagery is available for purchase from MAPA (our regional planning organization)


In the Spotlight

Hope 4 Iowa

The HOPE 4 IOWA Crisis Call Line connects individuals in crisis to a helping hand and the resources to address and improve mental wellness. Available 24/7. For more information visit our website here.








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Pottawattamie County Emergency Notification System

Pottawattamie Alert is the countywide emergency notification system serving all residents within Pottawattamie County and its communities.

Part of the Alert Iowa System, Pottawattamie Alert is a high-speed notification and weather warning service. This no-charge service is available to businesses and residents of Pottawattamie County and its Communities that allows public officials to warn citizens of pending emergencies, critical public information during disasters, recommended protective actions, and provides automated severe weather warnings tailored to your preferences. The system can also be used to provide other important information to communities.