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ABOUT THE LEGISLATURE'S GIS* OFFICE

* Geographic Information Systems

The main function of the GIS Office is to provide the Legislature with automated means to redraw legislative districts once every 10 years, in conjunction with the federal census. In this capacity, the Legislature's GIS Office:
  • Serves as a liaison with the U. S. Bureau of the Census for the receipt of census data for the redistricting of legislative districts;
  • Pursuant to KRS 7.550 is charged with maintaining & continuously updating a computerized map of census geography & election precinct boundaries;
  • Maintains a library of spatial databases that can be integrated with other sources of information to produce maps and reports for legislative committees & members;
Legislative Research Commission
GIS Office
Room 26, Capitol Annex
Frankfort, KY 40601
Phone: (502) 564-8100
E-mail: gis@lrc.ky.gov