613 College Street Road
PO Box 604
Elizabethtown, KY 42702

Phone: 270.769.2393
Fax: 270.769.2993
TDD: 800.247.2510

An Equal Opportunity
Employer M/F/D

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A Geographic Information System (GIS) is a computer program for storing, retrieving, analyzing, and displaying cartographic data. The real power of GIS is the analysis of systems and spatial data for problem solving. GIS can be used to create maps from this information and assist in understanding the relationships between things that have a geographic component. Lincoln Trail ADD uses their GIS systems to support many activities. These include things such as: resource allocation, incident reporting, site selection, demographic analysis, transportation planning, water and wastewater planning, needs assessment and more.

A GPS system refers to the equipment necessary to collect and document data received from the US Government's Global Positioning Satellite System. Originally built to provide the US Military with extreme locational accuracy in conducting their operations, it is now used by many to collect positional information for any object on the earth's surface. Lincoln Trail ADD uses their collection equipment to document various features in support of many different projects. We collect items such as roads and structures in order to provide accurate positions necessary to conduct our GIS analysis and map production efforts. Our equipment enables us to document a location on the earth's surface with sub-meter accuracy.

Lincoln Trail ADD can provide technical assistance in developing and using GIS software and data.

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