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Cleveland State University Resources

  • NODIS (Northern Ohio Data and Information Service): From the Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs. Provides demographic and economic data for Ohio originating from a number of sources, including the Bureau of the Census, the Ohio Department of Development and other state agencies & local agencies.

Cleveland State Michael Schwartz Library Resources

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Cleveland, Cuyahoga and Ohio Resources

  • Cleveland Maps (This is Cleveland): Interactive and downloadable maps from for finding local restaurants, hotels and more.
  • Cuyahoga County Geographical Information System: Provides GIS data, GIS infrastructure, and GIS services in support of the business needs of Cuyahoga County .
  • Cleveland Historic Maps: Historic Cleveland plat maps dating from 1852 to 2016. Change the basemap by clicking on the Basemap Gallery icon. Add or remove details by clicking on the the Layer List icon.
  • GEOhio Spatial Data Discovery Portal: Provides access to Ohio's Spatial Data Infrastructure in the form of hosted map, image, and feature services. GEOhio also provides links to other government mapping resources that support State Agency GIS activities as well as spatial data download applications.
  • Ohio Tourism and Recreation Maps ( Provides links to geological maps, as well as maps of bikeways, scenic rivers, state forests, parks and nature preserves, and more. Also includes a link to an Underground Railroad Commemorative Highway map.
  • Sanborn Insurance Maps: Over 40,000 detailed maps of Ohio cities drawn between 1882 and 1962.

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Maps & GIS Information Sources