Welcome to the City of Lynchburg's Open Data Portal. The City of Lynchburg supports the transparency of operations and open access to public data. Our goal is to provide easy and open access for Lynchburg's citizens to see and use datasets of interest.
Administrative boundaries including the City boundary, polling locations, voting precincts, and wards.
The City's collection of aerial imagery is not available for download, however it is made available upon request. Please note the tile/s you are interested in and contact the GIS Division to make a request. Or use our Public Map Services .
The Business datasets include enterprise zones, incentive zones and business permits.
Crime incidents and locations as provided by the Lynchburg Police Department.
Census with a selection 2010 Decennial Census population, economic, and social characteristics.
Data regarding education within the City of Lynchburg including school attendance zones, public school locations, school board districts, private school locations, and university, college, and community college locations.
Elevation datasets including 10' and 2' contours.
Hydrology data includes streams, lakes, ponds and watershed boundaries.
The Mapping and GIS Division publishes all of the data available on this site as public map services. These map services also include aerial imagery and basemaps. To use, please visit our Public Map Services
Included in the planimetric datasaets are structures, roadway areas, sidewalks, and driveways. This data is not be used as an inventory of publicly maintained infrastructure. Please see the Public Works datasets for inventory datasets.
Zoning, land use, conditional use permits, development projects, violations and much more can be found in the Planning datasets.
Property datasets include detailed land records, addresses, easements, property boundaries, and land use deferral program details.
Public Safety datasets include crime incidents, police stations, and fire stations.
Public Works datasets include public sidewalk and structure inventories, refuse collection days and routes, recycling center locations, and street sweeping routes.
Parks, trails and neighborhood centers can all be found in the Recreation datasets.
The Reference datasets include zip codes, annexation history, monumentation points, historic districts and points of interest.
The Transportation datasets include street centerline inventory, railroads, intersections, signalized intersections, and VDOT traffic counts.
Utility data is not provided on the Open Data Portal. Please submit all requests for Utility data to the Department of Water Resources at:
Using This Site
Select from one of the many groupings to the left to find data you are interested in. Once you've selected a group, you'll be presented with a list of available datasets. Select the dataset you are interested in, click the "Download Dataset" button and choose the option for format. Your dataset will begin to download. You can track the progress of your downloads by clicking the "My Activity" button in the upper right of the page.
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For additional information or assistance using the Open Data Portal, please feel free to get in touch with Mapping and GIS Division.
By using this site you agree to the terms and conditions stated in the GIS Data Sharing Policy. Please read the GIS Data Sharing Policy before using this site.
Data contained on this web page/web site is Copyright © City of Lynchburg, Virginia. The GIS data are proprietary to the City, and title to this information remains in the City. All applicable common law and statutory rights in the GIS data including, but not limited to, rights in copyright, shall and will remain the property of the City.