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File Name Formats & Software

.tif and .jpg file formats are recognized by image viewing software packages including image viewing software provided with your computers operating system.  Otherwise, an image viewing software of your choice will need to be installed.
.sid files are aerials compressed to the MrSID format enabling us to send clear, sharp,digital aerials over the Internet with no visual loss in quality from the original.;
 
For MrSID  viewing products visit the Lizard Tech website.

      

.pdf are files converted from the many different file formats we house to one, easy to view and printable format.

Adobe Acrobat Reader is free, and freely distributable, software that lets you view and print Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) files.


 


File Formats and examples

TYPE

DIRECTORY
(EXAMPLES)

ACTUAL FILING#
(EXAMPLES)

FILENAME
(EXAMPLES)

Aerials Aerials
  \MrSID
     \2004-Flight
       \2706W
2706W1.sid
2706W1.sdw
 the .sdw file is used as a world file for georeferencing a MrSID image Store the companion file in the same directory as the .sid file.
Assessor map Assessor
   \2504W
T25S R04W
NW 1/4 of SW 1/4
Section 8
2504W08CB.tif or
2504W08CG.pdf
City Street Cities\ SC11-1989-008 SC11-008.tif or
SC11-008.pdf
Condominium Condo\ Vol. 3, Pg. 9 C3P9.tif or
C3P9.pdf
Dedicated
Street
Streets\ DS-001 DS-001.tif or
DS-001.Pdf
Land Partition Part\
Note: prior to 1990
Partitions were filed  in "M"files (ex. M45-67.tif)
See  Part\Mlpindex directory for clerk Vol. and Page to Map # index.   (MLPindex.pdf)
1999-0027 P990027.tif or
P990027.pdf
Railroad R/W Railroad\ V2S36 RV2S36/tif or
R536535a.tif
(maps by sta.)
Roll Map Roll\ RM 4-52 RM4-52.tif or RM4-52.pdf
(may be multiple page tif format)
Subdivision Sub\
for an index see:
Sub\Sub_index\subindex.pdf
Vol. 19, Pg.2 V19P2.tif OR
V19P2.Pdf
Survey

Survey
   \M001
(the 001 signifying file drawer for the following example)

M1-2 M1-2.tif or
M1-2.pdf
CS Files CS
    \51
(filed in drawers. For this example drawer #51)
CS 51/74-2 510742.tif
(example:
51 = drawer
074 = folder
2 = page
County Roads Roads
\R006
     \B (before 1950)

    \A (after 1950)
County Rd. No. 6
Sheet No. 2
02710309.tif
(0271 =milepost 2.71
0309 = milepost 3.09
Government
Section and 1/4
Corners
Note: This project is a work in progress. If you can't find the corner desired use the old system.
Corners
   \T30SR7W
(For index see)
corners\
    \T30SR7W
\Index
               \index.tiff
For the SE Cor. of Sec. 28 select the index in the specific township-range  to obtain the appropriate ID number. 300200.pdf

GLO/BLM
PLATS
corners\
  cadastral\
     plats\
       T24SR4W
 
See "index.txt" in the appropriate township-range directory  for a brief description of each file available  001.jpg or 1856.jpg which is the year the survey was accepted by GLO/BLM *Note some maps may be .tiff format
GLO/BLM
line notes
corners\
  cadastral\
    LineNote\
      LineNotes\
(ex.)   \05500
             \05986.tif
   (for index see)
corners\
  cadastral\
    LineNote\
       index\
To determine the page number for the line notes, see the township-range index (ex.T20SR07W.tif) in the index directory
Once you have determined the page numbers needed select the directory with desired page number.  (directories are named the beginning number of files within and contain 500 files .
Page files:     
   08510.tif
Index files:
  T24SR04W.tif
Donation Land Claim  notes
(Orig.)
corners\
  cadastral\
    DLC\
      T25SR4W\
         \DLC 39
(for index by DLC name see:)
corners\
  cadastral\
    DLC\
      T25SR4W\
         DLCIndex.tif
Select the township- range of the DLC, then the directory named  the DLC number. This directory contains the page numbers pertaining to the DLC. 178.tif