Land Use Data

Working with the Wisconsin Sea Grant, the Bay-Lake Regional Planning Commission has made the following regional land use GIS datasets publicly accessible in a Google Earth format. The Bay-Lake Region land use dataset documents the current use of the land (e.g. residential, commercial, woodlands, etc.). This datasets along with detailed metadata is now publicly available for download to Google Earth.

Door County 13MB

Florence County 9MB

Kewaunee County 9MB

Manitowoc County 22 MB

Marinette County

North Section 12MB

South Section 13 MB

Town of Peshtigo 2 MB

City of Marinette 1MB

Oconto County 37 MB

Sheboygan County 21 MB


The methodology here, details the steps to creating these Google Earth datasets.


This data and methodology have been made available with the generous technical assistance of the Wisconsin Sea Grant Program and the University of Wisconsin - Madison, and a grant from the Lake Michigan Watershed Academy of the US EPA.

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