Geographic Information System Services

Geographic information system technology provides powerful and versatile tools that enhance transportation planning, emergency response, site selection, environmental analysis, tax assessment, and many other facets of business where geographic location is key to a decision or analytical process. Today, GIS is used extensively in the private sector and at all levels of government and education.

Geographic information system services are provided by the North Carolina Center for Geographic Information and AnalysisFor over forty years, CGIA has specialized in all aspects of spatial technologies. CGIA maintains particular expertise in the areas of project management, data development, integration of geospatial analysis into traditional business processes, analysis, and strategic planning. Having successfully completed nearly 700 projects, our clients have ranged from small local governments to large federal agencies. In every case, our business model has ensured that our clients receive effective solutions in a cost-efficient manner.


  • Convenience - As a State agency customer, initiating a project simply requires a scope of work and a bill code; no need to undertake procurement, requests for proposals, or other contracting activities.
  • Expertise - Engaging with CGIA means customers have access to a team of experienced, dedicated GIS professionals.
  • Value - CGIA's billing rates are competitive, and many times, below current market rates so customers can be assured of getting the best value for their money.
  • Responsiveness - With offices in Raleigh and Asheville, clients across North Carolina can depend on CGIA to provide in-person consultations and a customer-centric focus.

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Next Steps

For more information on how we can help you succeed on your next project, please contact:
Tim Johnson, CGIA Director, at 919-754-6588 or

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