Contents of Minnesota LiDAR Geodatabase Files

Minnesota's LiDAR-derived data is from a number of sources, thus the data collected and the products created are not identical. The table indicates which products are contained within the county geodatabase available for each of the following counties. For more information see the Minnesota LiDAR Information webpage.

"m" in a column heading stands for "meter"; for example, "DEM 1m" is a digital elevation model created with 1-meter resolution

CountyDEM
1m
DEM
3m
Hillshade
1m
Hillshade
3m
Contours
2 ft
Contours
10 ft
Contours
50 ft
Break-
lines
Validation
Points
Building
Footprints
Tile
Index
File Size (bytes)
Aitkin
Anoka
Becker
Beltrami
Benton
Big Stone
Blue Earth
Brown
Carlton
Carver
Cass
Chippewa
Chisago *
Clay
Clearwater
Cook
Cottonwood
Crow Wing*
Dakota
Dodge
Douglas
Faribault
Fillmore
Freeborn
Goodhue
Grant
Hennepin
Houston
Hubbard
Isanti
Itasca
Jackson
Kanabec
Kandiyohi
Kittson
Koochiching
Lac qui Parle
Lake
Lake Of The Woods
Le Sueur
Lincoln
Lyon
McLeod
Mahnomen
Marshall
Martin
Meeker
Mille Lacs
Morrison
Mower
Murray
Nicollet
Nobles
Norman
Olmsted
Otter Tail
Pennington
Pine
Pipestone
Polk
Pope
Ramsey
Red Lake
Redwood
Renville
Rice
Rock
Roseau
St. Louis
Scott
Sherburne
Sibley
Stearns*
Steele
Stevens
Swift
Todd
Traverse
Wabasha
Wadena
Waseca
Washington
Watonwan
Wilkin
Winona
Wright*
Yellow Medicine

* These counties used hydro breaklines plus some other features, such as roads, for which elevations were known.

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