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NYS Gazetteer & GeoData Collection

Last Updated: Feb 2, 2022 11:25 AM

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This database is freely available to the general public via the Internet.


The NYS Gazetteer and GeoData Collection is a searchable database of places, providing names, feature types, grid coordinates and other geographic information. There are over 38,000 NYS geographic features available, all searchable by name, county, or USGS map quadrangle. The digital collection includes downloadable USGS topographic maps, such as georeferenced Digital Raster Graphics (DRG's). These maps are suitable for both general use and GIS applications.

Leads to location information, digital maps and more

Dates Covered

Based on the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Topographic Map Series, 1882 - present

Print Counterpart

USGS 7.5 Minute Series Topographic Maps for New York State
Located in the UB Map Collection, 316 Capen Hall
Map quadrangles arranged alphabetically

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