March 22, 2019

GIS Download Data

The information contained on this site is believed to be accurate but accuracy is not guaranteed. Mapping information is a representation of various data sources and is not a substitute for information that would result from an accurate land survey. The information contained hereon does not replace information that may be obtained by consulting the information's official source. In no event shall the County of Kern, CA or the consultants of the County of Kern, CA be liable for any damages, direct or consequential, from the use of the information contained on this site.

The files below have all been "zipped" to conserve disk space and download time. They range in size from 6 KB to 4 MB; except the Parcel file is approximately 88 MB and the Parcel Data (PublicVersion) file is approximately 17 MB. The files are ESRI shape files and the projection is state plane NAD 83 California Zone V.

If you are not familiar with GIS please see "What is GIS". If you do not have software to open these files please follow these links.

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GIS Files

For more information about all files contact Jeffrey Utter GISP - GIS Manager. Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Agricultural Land Use (Ag. preserve, Williamson Act)

Crop Mapping Data

Census Tracts and Block Groups

City Limits - Updated July 2017

Kern Boundary

County Zoning - Updated July 2016

Fire & Sheriff Stations

Flood Zones

General Plan - Updated April 2016




PLSS & Associated Townships/Sections/Corners

Kern Roads - Updated May 2018

Schools - Updated April 2016

Spheres Of Influence

Supervisor Districts

Tax Rate Areas






















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