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GIS format files are available for download. The file names and descriptions are listed below. GIS data updates on this website quarterly. The last update was April 2020.

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GIS Files (Next update: July 2020)

       Download all  files:  GIS_Public.zip (Download size: 564 MB; Extract Size: 1.91 GB)

File Name File Description Download Download Size Extract Size
Abstract.shp Contains abstract polygons Abstract.zip

 1.86 MB

 3.54 MB

Blk_num.shp Contains Block number annotation Blk_num.zip

 23.2 MB

23.2 MB

City.shp Contains city polygons City.zip

 1.34 MB

2.25 MB

College.shp Contains college polygons College.zip

 1.2 MB

2.13 MB

County.shp Contains Harris county polygon County.zip

 968 KB

1.65 MB

Defined_area.shp Contains Defined Area polygons Defined_area.zip

 344 KB

544 KB

Easement.shp Contains easement lines (Easement type description) Easement.zip

 6.94 MB

17.6 MB

Easement Name.lpk Contains easement names Easement_name.zip

 2.75 MB

8.19 MB

Emergency.shp Contains emergency polygons Emergency.zip

 957 KB

1.62 MB

Facet.shp Contains facet polygons Facet.zip

 57 KB

395 KB

Fire.shp Contains fire polygons Fire.zip

 966 kB

1.62 MB

Hwy.shp Contains highway lines Hwy.zip

 36.7 KB

59.9 KB

Hwy.shp Contains highway lines Hwy.zip

 36.7 KB

59.9 KB

Lot.shp Contains lot number attribute Lot.zip

 15.67 MB

71.1 MB

Lot_anno.lpk Contains lot number annotation Lot_anno.zip

 36.7 KB

59.9 KB

Parcels.shp Contains parcel polygons and HCAD account number of real property ( More details ) Parcels.zip

 192 MB

995 MB

Row_anno.lpk Contains right-of-way text Row_anno.zip

 32 MB

77.3 MB

Row Line.shp Contain right-of-way line Row_line.zip

263 MB

678 MB

School.shp Contains school polygons School.zip

 2.78 MB

4.77 MB

Special.shp Contains special district polygons Special.zip

824 KB

1.42 MB

Sub_poly.shp Contains Subdivision boundary polygons ( More details ) Sub_poly.zip

 33.7 MB

79.8 MB

TIRZ.shp Contains TIRZ polygons TIRZ.zip

 2.33 MB

4.24 MB

Utility.shp Contains utility polygons Utility.zip

 2.96 MB

5.03 MB

Water District.shp Contains water district polygons Water_district.zip

 471 KB

776 KB

Prior Year Parcel Shapefiles

File Name File Description Download Download Size Extract Size
Parcels_2019_Oct.shp Parcel polygons of October, 2019 Parcels_2019_Oct.zip

310 MB

1.13 GB

Parcels_2018_Oct.shp Parcel polygons of October, 2018 Parcels_2018_Oct.zip

451 MB

1.39 GB

Parcels_2017_Oct.shp Parcel polygons of October, 2017 Parcels_2017_Oct.zip

344 MB

1.08 GB

Parcels_2016_Oct.shp Parcel polygons of October, 2016 Parcels_2016_Oct.zip

340 MB

1.08 GB

Parcels_2015_Oct.shp Parcel polygons of October, 2015 Parcels_2015_Oct.zip

341 MB

1.06 GB

Parcels_2014_Oct.shp Parcel polygons of October, 2014 Parcels_2014_Oct.zip

359 MB

1.05 GB


The files contained on this website or from the CD purchased at our front counters are in ESRIís shapefile format.  You can use any of the ESRIís ArcGIS products, including the ArcGIS Explorer are free applications to read/open our shapefiles.  Some of the free ESRI applications require you to register with ESRI for more information please visit ESRI website at http://www.esri.com

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