City Hackathon by Startup Atlanta

Govathon Data Sources

The following list are data sources that may be of interest to the Govathon teams in building solutions. We will be updating this page up till the day of the event. Please contact us if you would like to add a data source.

Atlanta & GA Data

GIS & Map Data

ARC ARIS geospatial data (geoJSON files)
Atlanta Emerging Markets GIS & Maps
Atlanta Historical Maps
Atlanta Regional Commission GIS Data
Fulton County GeoPortal
Fulton County GIS
Georgia GIS Clearinghouse
Georgia Planning & Quality Growth
Invest Atlanta Maps/GIS

Bicycle & Pedestrian Data

Atlanta Beltline (33 Kb zip shape files)
ARC state bicycle route data (913 Kb zip shape files)
Atlanta Bicycle Coalition Traffic Counts
Atlanta Regional Commission Bicycle & Pedestrian Data

City Council Data

City Council Boundaries (75 Kb zip shape files)

Crime Data

Atlanta Police Crime Data
Police sample metrics (104 Kb xlsx)

Economic Development & Tax Data

GA DoED Building Availability Map & Data
Building Permits sample metrics (18 Kb xlsx)
Community Development Impact Area (91 Kb zip shape files)
Empowerment Zones (11 Kb zip shape files)
Fulton County Tax Digest (39 MB zip text files)
Livable Centers Initiative (134 Kb zip shape files)
Neighborhood Planning Unit (99 Kb zip shape files)
New Market Tax Credit (33 Kb zip shape files)
Zillow Real Estate & Community Data

Fire Rescue Data

Fire Rescue sample metrics (84 Kb xlsx)

Homelessness Data

Metro Atlanta Tri-Jurisdictional Collaborative on Homelessness

Parks & Rec Data

Atlanta Parks (215 Kb zip shape files)
Atlanta Parks (297 Kb zip KMZ files)
Recreational Centers (6 Kb zip KMZ files)

Transportation Data

ARC Household & Activity Travel Survey
ARC Regional Transit System Data (shape files)
Atlanta Streetcar Route Map (721 Kb PDF)
Federal Rail & Highway Safety Data
GDOT Statistics and Reports
GDOT Automated Traffic Recorder Data
GDOT State Highway & Transportation Maps
GDOT Railroad Maps
MARTA Bus Real-Time Data Web Service
MARTA General Transit Feed
Streetcar Permits Log

Other Sources

Atlanta Broadband Data
Metro Atlanta Data
Socrata Atlanta Data Portal

National Data

Crime Data

FBI Crime in the US
FBI Hate Crime Statistics
Law Enforcement Officers Killed and Assaulted
National Archive of Criminal Justice Data

Education Data

NCE Statistics Common Core of Data
NCE School District Demographics

Energy Data

Open EI Energy Resources
Reegle Energy Data

Employment Data


Environmental Data

EPA Environmental Data

Health Data

CDC Data & Statistics
CDC Wonder
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Data
Global Health Observatory Data
Health Indicators Warehouse
HRSA Geospatial Data World Bank Health Data
WHO Health Data

US Census Bureau Data

TIGER/Line Shapefiles
US Census Bureau
US Census API Data Sets
US Census API


Earth Explorer
Earth Resources Observation and Science Center
Emergency Operations Portal
Geographic Name Information System
Land Remote Sensing
Landsat Project
Mineral Resources Spatial Data
Maps, Imagery and Publications
Maps, Imagery & Publications
National Geospatial Data Clearinghouse
National Land Cover Database
The National Map
Spatial Data Clearinghouse
Water Resources of the United States Water Resources GIS Data

Esri Data

ArcGIS Resource Center
Esri Community Analyst
Esri Geography Network
Esri Data

Other National Data

EPA Geodata
Federal Geospatial Data Clearinghouse Search Engine
Federal Geographic Data Committee
Fish & Wildlife Data
Land Survey Information System
Microsoft Research Maps
Multi-Resolution Land Characteristic Consortium
NASA Global Change Master Directory
NASA Landsat Data
National Atlas Data
National Coalition for the Homeless
National Historical GIS
National Wetlands Inventory
NOAA Satellite Information Service
NOAA National Climatic Data
NOAA National Geophysical Data
NOAA National Weather GIS Data
NRCS Soil Data Mart
NRCS GeoSpatial Data Gateway Transportation Geospatial Data
USDA Aerial Photography
USDA - Geospatial Data Gateway
USDA - Soil Datasets

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