GIS Description & Product List
Service lead: Steve Marzolf (VITA)
The Virginia Geographic Information Network (VGIN) provides several base mapping services for accessing or developing geospatial data. These services include statewide orthophotography (aerial photography), road centerlines and geocoding services. A statewide contract for aerial photography and related base mapping development is available for use in the Commonwealth.
Please read the
General Information page for answers to frequently asked questions for this service.
Services in the Offering:
Virginia Base Mapping Program (VBMP) Aerial Photography Acquisition
The aerial photography acquisition statewide contract is available for developing orthophotograpy and related products. Typically it is used by state and local government but is available to all entities within the Commonwealth. The contract can be accessed via VITA's website at:
Digital Orthoimagery Contract.
Virginia Base Mapping Program (VBMP) Aerial Photography Web Services
This service is available as RESTful web mapping services for use within Geographic Information Systems (GIS) software. It allows a user to access and utilize statewide orthophotography through the internet without needing physical copies of the data.
Virginia Base Mapping Program (VBMP) Geocoding Web Service
VITA offers a freely available address geocoding service. This service is available as RESTful web mapping services for use within Geographic Information Systems (GIS) software. Individual address location information can be converted to GIS data using this service. The service can be discovered at
Virginia Base Mapping Program (VBMP) Road Center Line (RCL)
This service is a statewide and regional GIS dataset that portrays all public roads in the Commonwealth. The data attributes contain address ranges for each roadway segment. Data can be freely downloaded at
For more information please visit:
VGIN Geospatial Services.