GIS Map Data

The Texas Historical Commission makes no guarantee or warranties to the accuracy or completeness of the data depicted on this web site or the data from which it was produced. Please report any data errors or technical issues with this web site to the Atlas team using the error reporting tool for the specific data or at atlas@thc.texas.gov.

Archeological Projects (linear and polygon)

Areas surveyed to locate archeological sites. This data set contains linear and polygon projects.

Archeological Projects (linear)

Areas surveyed to locate archeological sites. This data set contains only linear projects, such as transmission lines and pipelines, mapped as lines.

Archeological Projects (polygons)

Areas surveyed to locate archeological sites. Please note that "Archeological Projects (linear)" is also required to form a complete data set. Projects mapped since 2001 are always mapped as polygons.

Cemeteries

This data set contains polygons showing the locations of cemeteries that have received the Historic Texas Cemetery designation or have been located during surveys by Texas Historical Commission staff.

County Courthouses

Point data showing the locations of official Texas Historical Markers.

Historic Highways

Line data showing the locations of historic highways as determined by surveys administered by the Texas Historical Commission.

Historic Sites

Polygon locations of the 21 Historic Sites managed by the Texas Historical Commission.

Historical Markers

Point data showing the locations of official Texas Historical Markers.

Museums

Point data showing locations of museums listed in the Texas Historical Commission's museum database. Most of the locations were determined by address geocoding.

National Register of Historic Places (Districts)

Polygon data showing the locations of districts in Texas listed on the National Register of Historic Places.


National Register of Historic Places (Properties)

Point data showing the locations of properties in Texas listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Neighborhood Surveys

Point data showing locations of resources located by any of several historic resources surveys. Most of the locations for older surveys were determined by address geocoding. The locations for some of the more recent surveys were determined by GPS.

State Historic Sites

USGS Quads