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Lexington County Administration Building is open to the Public Monday - Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5 p.m



Lexington County offers various training opportunities for the online mapping services that are provided though the County website. Also, many training sessions in GIS are available through other outside sources.


Lexington County Online Mapping Training

Planning and GIS offers small and large group training events for online mapping services provided by the County. Please contact the Planning and GIS Department at 803-785-1454 for more information. 

A help guide is also available for Maptopia. To access this help guide click this link Maptopia Help Guide.


Pictometry Online training is available to Lexington County employees on an annual basis. Intensive tPictometryraining for advanced Pictometry users is offered once every other year in coordination with the new flight. At that time a certified trainer from Pictometry will come for two full days of training.


GIS Training

Esri provides many training sessions about GIS on their webpage at ESRI Training. Some in-person and online training sessions are provided at a minimal cost, but there are also many free training opportunities through their website.ESRI



Conferences and Users Groups


SC ARCSouth Carolina Arc Users Group  (SCARC) - SCARC is a local network of GIS users and providers within South Carolina. Each year they host a conference at a pre-planned venue within the State, consisting of user presentations and technical sessions on various GIS topics.


BCSCentral Savannah River Area (CSRA) Users Group Meeting is hosted by Bradshaw Consulting. This group usually meets twice a year in Aiken, SC to discuss the latest topics in GIS.


Lex CoLexington County Arc Users Group – This group is open to individuals living or working in Lexington County that are involved in GIS.  Meetings present opportunities to learn and to share tools, tips, and the latest uses of GIS technology. Please contact the Planning and GIS Department at 803-785-1454 for more information.  


PictometrySouth Carolina Pictometry Users Group (SCPUG) - Pictometry hosts an annual meeting for the Pictometry users in SC. This users group meeting consists of user presentations and technical sessions.