Geospatial data have a component that explicitly defines their location across geographic space.
ASU Geo-Data Directory
ASU Library hosts thousands of geospatial datasets, pertaining primarily to the metro Phoenix, greater Arizona, and American Southwest regions.
ASU affiliates: choose from the following sets of instructions to access the file directory.
Metro Phoenix Local Government Portals
Local municipal governments are increasingly making their data assets open and freely available. Here are some of the municipalities advancing the open data movement here in Phoenix.
The AZGEO Clearinghouse is an initiative of the Arizona Geographic Information Council (AGIC) maintained and hosted by the Arizona State Cartographer’s Office.
Data on AZGEO are contributed by a variety of Arizona state public agencies. A (free) registration is required to access these data.
Other Outside Sources
Multiple other sources of geospatial data are available through various organizations. They’re listed here by the geographic extent to which they correspond.