Data being made available include parcel data, 2005 aerial photography, zoning data and others. This Interactive GIS Mapping Application allows the user to explore Wexford County Geography with easy to use tools such as parcel searching by parcel number, owner name or address, zooming capabilities and measure distance/area tools.
Land Parcel & Property Tax Information
This system provides access to digital images, with print capability, of the
plats and related documents of land subdivisions in the State of Michigan's
plat files. The State of Michigan began maintaining a file of all plats in the
state in 1873. A copy of all plats prepared after that date were filed with
the State. Beginning in 1909 and completed in 1911, a copy of all plats on file
with the 83 county Register of Deeds and recorded prior to 1873 were duplicated
and the duplicate copies incorporated into the State's files. This system includes
all plats in the State of Michigan beginning with the plats created under the
1821 territorial act for recording town plats.
Michigan boasts more than 11,000 inland lakes. Now you can access
2,700 inland lake maps On-Line. Click on a county for a list of inland lakes
in that county.
General Land Office (GLO) plat maps are derived from original surveyor notes
of the State of Michigan. The survey was conducted in the early to mid 1800's.
All documents pertaining to the original survey of Michigan can be found in
the State Archives of Michigan. To view a map, select a county from the State
map or list. General Land Office (GLO) plat maps are derived from original surveyor
notes of the State of Michigan. The survey was conducted in the early to mid
These maps are furnished thougth Michigan Department of Natural
STATE OWNERSHIP INFORMATION
State land ownership information is derived weekly from the Michigan Department
of Natural Reources (MDNR) Real Estate Information System (REIS).
Parcel information in REIS is compiled to the quarter-quarter section level,
resulting in eight ownership categories. Mapping in this manner will NOT accurately
reflect parcel boundaries, however it does identify the presence of state-owned
property WITHIN a quarter-quarter section. Multiple parcels with varying types
of ownership within a quarter-quarter section result in the combined ownership
COMPLETENESS and QUALITY
The quality and completeness of REIS data is unknown. It is suggested that this
data be combined with a second source, such as plat maps, to further identify
To qualify for the Principal Residence Exemption you must own
and occupy the property as your legal principal residence. Qualified homeowners
can receive up to an 18-mill tax reduction by filing a Principal Residence Exemption
with the Assessor.
online map resources
Free online access to USGS digital aerial photographs
and to topographic maps. The TerraServer-USA Web site is one of the
world's largest online databases, providing free public access to a
vast data store of maps and aerial photographs of the United States.
TerraServer is designed to work with commonly available computer systems
and Web browsers over slow speed communications links. The TerraServer
name is a play on words, with 'Terra' referring to the 'earth' or 'land'
and also to the terabytes of images stored on the site.
MapServer by Maptech, Inc. Maptech's
MapServer: Free. View, mark locations with an icon, link the icon to
any URL, save your icon's location in your personalized "My Maps," and
share that with a friend or colleague. Also, print and e-mail USGS
TerraFly by TerraFly.com
at Florida International University TerraFly
is an interactive "fly-over" application a new and innovative
way to explore their digital earth
TopoZone by Maps a
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quality reproductions of Landsat 7 images from the USGS "Earth
as Art" image collection.
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