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Welcome to the web site of the Idaho Department of Lands (IDL) Geographic Information System Department. The IDL GIS site is a gateway for interactive viewing of Idaho GIS data and a service to state, federal, private and public groups or individuals. We offer a variety of GIS, aerial photography and land records resources in the links on the left side of the page. Also check out the Updates on the right. We hope that you find this information useful and look forward to your comments and suggestions.

Our Mission

To build and maintain Geographic Information System (GIS) capability within the Department of Lands, plat accurate land ownership information for state owned land (Idaho Code 58-119); maintain activity records for land administered by the department; provide expertise and service in fields of GIS, spatial analysis, cartography, remote sensing and aerial photography or other similar technical fields that would not otherwise be available to the department.

Digital Land Records

The Digital Land Records Database Viewer enables interactive display and query of IDL endowment land records data, including GIS maps, scanned deeds and data sheets. It can be accessed from the link on the left. If you don't find what you are looking for, please contact us for help.


  • Updated maps have been posted on the Published Maps page (see link at left) - Updated January, 2013