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Important Notice for Chrome Users

Starting in April, 2015, Map Milwaukee applications will no longer work in the Chrome web browser.


Map Milwaukee Demonstration

The next Map Milwaukee demonstration is scheduled for the afternoon of Thursday, April 23. Registration is now open.

The February, 2014 edition of Map Milwaukee News is now available. 


January-February, 2015 edition of Map Milwaukee News now available.

New Map Services 

GIS Web Services

New land use layers in parcels_mprop: schools, day cares, churches, and land use groups. New map service: reference_boundary. Includes city limits and quarter sections. Check out all the details!

 Map Milwaukee Portal

Map Applications

Map Milwaukee is no longer a single application, but a suite of applications with targeted data and functionality.  Follow the above link for details about and access to Map Milwaukee Applications.  Follow the links listed below for direct access to the applications.  The Silverlight plug-in is required for all applications.


GIS Web Services 

The GIS web services consumed by our new applications are also available for direct use via  Check out the following links for detailed documentation.


Newsletters and Tip Sheets

A monthly newsletters that includes information about changes and enhancements to our applications, GIS web services, and data.  We also create "Tip Sheets" to help you take full advantage of the GIS information we provide.  Sign up with E-Notify to receive these newsletters via email, or review our archive.


"Old" Map Milwaukee

"Old" Map Milwaukee and COMPASS Community Mapping aren't going away just yet.  But, we are starting to remove map layers in an effort to retire this old software.  We encourage you to start using the new Map Milwaukee Applications instead of the old interface.


Download Map Data

Download frequently requested City of Milwaukee Esri shapefiles and Microstation design files.


Download Tabular Data

Download City of Milwaukee datasets including MPROP, legal descriptions, SIC codes, and tax data.


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Milwaukee, WI 53202

Quick Links

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How To

PDF Tip Sheets for Map Applications

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Data Documentation

PDF documents with detailed data definitions, descriptions, and guidance.

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