Industries

Our products are used in many vertical industries. Anyone with an interest in land has a use for our maps and parcel data! These are just some of the many industries that use our products.

 

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Agriculture

Appraisal

Auction

Bank

Conservation

Development

Engineering

Genealogy

Government

Hunting

Insurance

Law

Libraries

Medical

Mining

Oil & Gas

Real Estate

Recreation

Soil

Surveying

Timber

Title

Universities

Utilities

Wind

 

 

    Agriculture

Agriculture

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Rockford Map Publishers understands that precision agriculture is a growing trend. Our precision farming technology can help you track the location of specific grain planting and fertilizer spreading. Overlay our digital data with soil composition, moisture gradients and topographical layers to improve your grid soil sampling and mapping.

If your expertise is property management in the agribusiness sector, you know that production planning requires the use of advanced mapping technology. In order to strengthen crop yields and increase farm income, agribusiness professionals use our data in their analyses. With our coverage data growing and being updated every month, more and more customers in the agribusiness sector are using our products to meet their needs!

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Appraisal

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Rockford Map Publishers provides county plat books and land ownership information for use in property valuations and reports. The book supplies a visual reference for orientation of the property and its proximity to schools, cities/towns, major roadways and waterways that can affect the appeal, and therefore value, of a property. Use the County Plat Book as a routing guide to plan several subject appraisals within a single workday for maximum time and fuel efficiency. Our licensing allows users to crop images and place them in reports in order to show dimensions of a specific property.

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Plat Book
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Auction

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Real estate and property auctioneers use our plat maps for their marketing tools such as auction fliers, online listings, and promotional materials. Whether hosting an auction for hunting land or a farm & ranch, rural residential auctions require a visual representation of a land tract to show potential landowners their future investment. Increase interest by displaying the auction parcel location and acreage.

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Bank/Credit

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When determining if customers qualify for a farm real estate loan, banks use our land ownership information in order to have the property appraised and the loan approved. Make sure rural banking services such as real estate appraisals and agribusiness loans are as accurate as possible by using Rockford Map’s up-to-date property maps. Rockford Map Publishers offers the most accurate parcel data available for use in property sales reports, farm land appraisals, and rural real estate bank loans.

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Plat Book
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Conservation

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Conservation professionals are dedicated to the preservation of natural resources and the protection of wildlife. Rockford Map Publishers land ownership information highlights wildlife areas owned by the Department of Natural Resources. Conservationists use this information in order to perform wetland enhancements and reforestation projects, as well as tracking plant conditions and enhancing soil and water quality.

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Plat Book
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Development

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Development analysis can add significantly to land value and ultimately maximize profits within a project. When working on a housing or construction project, Rockford Map products can provide a high level of detail and accuracy throughout the development planning and proposal process by confirming parcel boundaries and tracking land sales.

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Engineering

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Civil Engineering Professionals layer our parcel data with other GIS data or vector layers in their analyses and reports. Compare land ownership information to watershed boundaries, topographic maps, and various other layers. Whether it be tracking urban sprawl and suburbanization or planning for smart growth development, civil engineers find our parcel data to be a valuable resource.

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Genealogy

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Tracking genealogy records, family trees, & family history records has become a growing trend. Our wealth of historical maps is highly regarded as a valuable resource in genealogy circles to study the change of land over time and locate ancestors who owned property. Users can discover their ancestry and heritage with the help plat books and eBooks that date back to the 1940’s.

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Plat Book
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Government

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The Department of Natural Resources can use Rockford Map Publishers land ownership information as a reference tool and field guide for conservation efforts, tracking urban sprawl and zoning, and economic or land use studies. The Department of Transportation can accurately plan emergency routing and transportation routes using roadways shown in the maps. Government employees from either the federal, state, or local level can use our information for their zoning, routing, and land management projects.

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Hunting

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Government mandates obtaining permission from private landowners before hunting on their property. Rockford Map Publishers provides the most up-to-date parcel data available for hunters who need to determine where public and private property boundary lines are located. Private landowner names are given in order for hunters to obtain permission to hunt on their land. Locate hunting property and abundant wildlife with Rockford Map’s wealth of mapping information!

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Plat Book
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Insurance

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Insurance agencies, agents, or brokers can identify insured customers’ land parcels by using our products. Whether offering property & casualty insurance, crop insurance, or home or farm insurance, users can locate parcels, parcel boundaries, and property owner names for natural disaster and insurance claims.

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Plat Book
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Law

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Attorneys dealing in agriculture and agribusiness law offer legal services such as real estate transactions and exchanges, as well as crop-share, cash rent, and farmland leases. Verify property lines, transactions, right-of-way and buildings with Rockford Map Publishers land ownership information. Our products are used to settle disputes and transactions, and can also be used in reports with our licensing options.

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Libraries

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Librarians, historians, and genealogists across the nation use our Plat Books as a reference for the general public to track family history and the historical movement of land. Our plat maps have a wealth of historical information for use in a public, university, or genealogical library.

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Plat Book
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Medical

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Health institutions and hospitals track patient care, population growth and their increasing demands on a facility with our land ownership information. When hospitals are looking to expand, real estate purchases require the use of parcel data.

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Mining

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Mining industry professionals use Rockford Map Publishers’ parcel data as a reference tool and field guide. Overlay our digital data and include soil composition, topographical and thermal gradients while prospecting and extracting.

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Oil & Gas

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Layer Rockford Map Publishers land ownership information with known sub-terrain energy sources to identify parcels ideal for the installation of producing wells and gathering lines. Because various easements, leases and safety notifications are required before work begins, this information is used as a guide in gathering additional information about the landowners so proper contact can be made.

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Real Estate

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In order to manage complex real estate exchanges and land investments, make sure to have the most accurate and up-to-date land ownership information available. If you offer farm & property management services, overlay our data with other layers in order to enhance property value and maximize a customer’s return on investment. Use the parcel maps with real estate auctions and listings. Rockford Map’s licensing allows users to crop images and post them to a website to reference location and promote sales.  

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Recreation

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Landowners use our wall maps and township maps to frame in their homes as they make great keepsakes, displaying landowner names and acreage as well as parcel boundaries. If you are planning on hiking or navigating through unknown terrain, you will need to know who owns the land you are on. 

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Plat Book
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Soil

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When testing soil, use Rockford Map Publishers products as a base for digital overlays representing report findings. Use GIS software to map fields and merge datasets for analysis. 

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Surveying

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Surveyors reference owner names in order to determine section/legal corners to create land title surveys, residential and commercial plats of surveys, legal descriptions, and more. Use Rockford Map Publishers parcel data when marking corners and creating property line markers. 

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Timber

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By using our products that contain aerial images, you can categorize the type of land by either agricultural or forested and identify ownership related to parcels ripe for logging. Keeping a set of the files on the laptop allows for notes and time stamps to be attached to parcels of interest as reference while conducting on-site visits. 

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Plat Book
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Title

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Title services can track insured customers for land transactions with Rockford Map Publishers parcel data and land ownership information. Land title insurance providers use our land ownership information to check property owner names and parcels as well as placing our images in reports. 

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Universities

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Educational institutions purchase Rockford Map Publishers land ownership information for the purpose of studying agriculture, geography, mapping and real estate programs. College students majoring in surveying, conservation, forestry and geography use plat maps for research and college-related projects.  

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Utilities

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Government mandates advance notice to land owners and residents for routine repairs as well as scheduled safety notices. Using Rockford Map land ownership information will streamline the coordination of property owner notification program efforts and scheduled repairs efficiently. 

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Wind

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Wind energy is one of the leading forms of clean electricity generation in the US and as demand for renewable energy increases, prime turbine farm locations must be found. By layering our data over highly valued datasets such as wind speed, weather patterns and proximity to specific points of interest, a user can determine which large tract land owners are viable candidates for leasing. 

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