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Map Services

The Rensselaer County Soil & Water Conservation District creates a variety of maps on a regular basis. If you are interested in having a map created for a particular piece of property, please contact us today. 

General Map Varieties include:

  • Aerial Imagery

  • Historic Aerial Imagery from years 1948, 1960, 1968 & 1978

  • Topographical Maps

  • Contour Maps (2' & 10' Increments)

  • Soils Maps (See More Below)

  • Watershed Maps

All General Maps are provided at no cost to the public. Please contact the District or stop in at our office today.

Rensselaer County Soil & Water Conservation District

Agriculture and Life Sciences Building

61 State Street

Troy, NY 12180

(518) 271-1740 ext. 3

Soils Maps

Curious about what kind of soils are on your property? Maybe you want to try out a new crop variety, put in a new septic system, or even subdivide your property and sell the land as house lots.


Before you do that, it may be a good idea to find out what soils are on your property. If the soil has too high of a water table or is mostly rock, there may be soils limitations.


Contact the Rensselaer County Soil & Water Conservation District today to request your Soils Map and a description of all the soils on your property. If interested, please call: (518) 271 1740 ext. 3.

Mapping Resources Available to the Public Online

If you need help maneuvering through any of these websites listed above, feel free to give Megan Myers a call at (518) 271-1740 Extension 3.

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