Geographic Information System (GIS)

The Geographic Information System (GIS) supports City of Worcester departments and divisions by assisting users, consulting on projects and providing access to GIS data.

The public has access to GIS maps and data in a variety of ways listed below and summarized in the fact sheet, GIS/Mapping Resources for the Public.

Open Data Portal

Datasets may be downloaded directly from our Open Data Site in the following formats: CSV file, KML or ESRI's shapefile format. API support is also available with a GeoJSON or GeoService.

Open Data Site

City Maps

Storm Grate at Street Level with Small Amount of Water and Leaves Pouring In
Hydrants & Catch Basins
An interactive map helps citizens to locate Fire Hydrants & Catch Basins to keep them clear of snow and debris.
Police Patch Image
Police Department
View two maps related to police precincts and route maps below:
Two Story Yellow Home in a Neighborhood with Blue Sky
Property Records
Search Worcester property records for property card data including values, ownership, land use, etc.
Screenshot of a City of Worcester Street Map
Street Map
A complete city-wide map of all City of Worcester streets.
Yellow Trash Bags and Recycling Bin on a City Sidwalk
Trash & Recycling Collection
Set recyclables and trash at the curb between 6 a.m. and 7:30 a.m. on your scheduled trash/recycling day.
Map Overlay Screenshot of City of Worcester
Zoning Ordinance & Map
The City's Zoning Ordinance and Map are tools for land use planning. Each zone classification guides the physical development of the city through a set of requirements set forth in the City of Worcester's Zoning Ordinance as amended.

District/Ward/Precinct Maps

Combined Map of District School Committee and City Council Lines:

Note: 2020 Worcester City Council District Lines are available at Find My Councilor. Additionally, please use our School Committee Districts app for additional information.

StoryMap Gallery

StoryMaps are easy-to-use, interactive web applications created by City of Worcester staff to share information about a specific location, topic or project. These mobile-friendly applications include a combination of maps, text, photographs and other types of content.

Digital Data Request

GIS data may also be requested via our Digital Data Request Form. The form details our available data layers, deliverable formats and associated costs. Please fill it out completely and mail with your check to the following address:

GIS Data Request
City of Worcester
Department of Innovation & Technology
1 Officer Manny Familia Way, Building A
Worcester, MA 01605

Once we receive your paid request and process the data, instructions will be sent to you explaining how to download and access the file.

Contact us at or 508-799-1272 with any questions.


Disclaimer: The information represented on these maps was provided to the Department of Innovation & Technology by the City Departments/Divisions responsible for producing and maintaining such data (Assessing, Election Commission, etc). This information is assumed to be accurate but may not reflect the most current information or may contain errors. Official records may be obtained by the Department/Division responsible for the information. No representations are made as to property boundary lines or other matters relating to the legal title or ownership rights of the properties shown herein. The City of Worcester makes no warranty, representation or guaranty of any kind as to the content within these pages and assumes no liability for the use of the information depicted herein.

Contact Information

Geographic Information System
Department of Innovation & Technology
Worcester Technical High School
1 Officer Manny Familia Way, Building A
Worcester, MA 01605

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