GIS Maps & Data

The Town currently is using ArcGIS Suite 10.2 and Carlson Survey 2017 as the platforms for generating geographic data and cartographic products. These electronic tools are used to develop several of the map images incorporated into this website, as well as displays used at Town Council presentations.

Distribution of Town GIS Maps & Data


  • Aerials (1,250 by 1,250-foot Panel): $5/panel
  • Base Maps (5,000 by 5,000-foot Panel): $25/panel - $400/Townwide
  • Other Layers (As Available): $50/Townwide
  • Parcel Layer (As Available): $100/Townwide
Pricing policy effective as of December 1, 2002. Pricing policy subject to change without notice.

All coordinate values are based on the Virginia HARN network monumentation values for the Virginia State Plane Virginia North Zone, NAD 83 Datum, U.S. Survey Foot Units. Final elevation values will be relative to the North American Vertical Datum of 1988 (NAVD88).

The photometric survey scale is 1-inch = 350-foot and the minimum accuracy is the National Map Accuracy Standards for 1-inch = 50-foot mapping.

Aerial photography products are available as ".tif" or ".sid" files. Per panel digital GIS products are available as ESRI coverages. Town-wide digital GIS products are available as ESRI coverages, shapefiles, or AutoCAD ".dwg" files. Data is distributed on CD-ROM.


Every effort has been made to assure the accuracy of this data as of December 12, 2002.

The Town of Front Royal assumes no liability from the use of this data. This data is provided without warranty of any kind, either expressed or implied, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of fitness for a particular purpose.

Digital distribution limits the use of these products to internal use by the requesting party. Further distribution to third parties is not permitted. The products are the intellectual property of the Town of Front Royal, Virginia. The Town reserves the right to distribute, limit distribution, and hold ownership to this data. Any resale of this information is prohibited.