Aerial Photos

2016 Digital Orthophotography

The new 2016 color digital imagery has a ground resolution of 6 inches and a horizontal accuracy of +/- 1.5 feet.
Referenced to the Washington County Coordinate System - NAD83/1986.
Available in TIFF, JPEG and ECW file formats.

Cost, Metadata

Minnesota Geospatial Commons
2013 digital aerial photography for Washington County is still available for free download at Minnesota Geospatial Commons.   Watch for update to the 2016 photos later this fall. 
 
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Aerial Photography Archives

1936
20” x 20” photo prints for viewing - west half of county only
1945
Digital format – Black & White
1953
9” x 9” photo prints for viewing
1964
20” x 20” photo prints for viewing
1969
Black & White prints from mylar - 200 scale half sections
Digital format available - Black & White
1976
Black & White prints from mylar - 200 scale half sections
1985
Black & White prints from mylar - 200 scale half sections
1991
Black & White prints from mylar - 200 scale half sections
1996
Black & White prints from mylar - 200 scale half sections
2000
Digital format – Black & White / plus 2 ft. contours
2005
Digital format – Color
2009 Digital format – Color
2013 Digital format – Color