The PLACE Atlas is intended to provide information about conservation resources in Missoula County.
All property lines and boundaries are approximate. The information displayed in this mapping application
is for reference only. The maps are not intended to replace site-specific review, local knowledge, or
consultation with resource experts, but rather to indicate where natural resources exist and should potentially
be considered during project planning.
If you have questions, comments or need assistance with this application please contact Missoula County Community and Planning Services at
firstname.lastname@example.org or (406) 258-4657.
Please read the Instructions on how to use the Interactive GIS.
Click the button below to accept the disclaimer and open the map.
Using the Missoula County PLACE Atlas
The sections below should help you learn the interactive GIS controls.
NAVIGATION / TOOLS:
Identify PLACE Map Layers - Press this button to enable the tool, the icon will change and the tooltip will indicate that the tool is on.
Click the map over any visible PLACE layers to get information about the layers. If there are multiple layers under the map click the pop-up
dialog will display a left-right toggle arrow to page through the results...when they are paged through, each feature will be highlighted. For each feature, a
'Zoom to' link is also displayed, click this link to zoom the map to the extent of the highlighted feature. When you are finished identifying features, click the
identify button again to turn the tool off.
Zoom In - Select the tool, then click and drag a box on the map to zoom in to an
area. You can also hold the Shift key down, then click and drag a box to
zoom in, or use the Scroll Wheel on your mouse. Note: you cannot zoom in
closer than a section level. Zoom selector stays active until it is canceled
by clicking the Cancel button.
Zoom Out - Select the tool, then click and drag a box on the map to zoom out
from an area. You can also hold the Ctrl+Shift keys down, then click and
drag a box to zoom out, or use the Scroll Wheel on your mouse. Zoom selector
stays active until it is canceled by clicking the Cancel button.
Pan - Select the tool, then click and drag on the map to reposition the map.
Zoom to Previous Extent - Click to reload the map at the previous extent.
Zoom to Next Extent - Click to reload the map at the next extent.
Zoom to Map Extent - Reloads the map at full extent.
Click to print the current display.
over forty layers loaded with this map viewer. They are grouped by subject
in the Layer Controls area in the top-right corner of the map window. Open
or close the various layer groups by clicking on the small
icons associated with each grouping.
As layers are made visible, they will be added to the Visible Layers legend in
the top-right corner of the map window.
Click the check box to turn on/off data layers.
Layer Information - click the Info icon to display a window with more detailed
information on the data sources and what information is being displayed.
Zoom to Layer - click the Zoom To Layer icon to zoom the map to the extent of
the associated data layer.
Transparency Slider - Click and drag the control bar to change the transparency
of the associated layer.
NOTE: Missoula County does not control the content of the base map layers.
There may be inaccuracies in these base map data sets as a result.
Switches the base map to the standard Streets data with hill shading. As
you zoom in and out, different information will be displayed.
Switches the base map to the USGS Topo layer. As you zoom in and out,
different resolutions of topo mapping will be displayed.
Switches the base map to the Imagery layer. As you zoom in and out,
different resolutions of imagery will be displayed.
Click to open the Address Search tab. Enter street address information
and then enter key. Potential address matches will be listed. Click
"[Zoom]" to be taken to the property location.
Clear Visible Layers
Click to turn off all visible layers on the map. This will not change the
base map. Located at the bottom of the Dynamic Legend in the upper-left
corner of the application window.
Click to Show or Hide the visible layers legend. Located at the bottom of
the Dynamic Legend in the upper-left corner of the application window.
Click to show or hide the layers control area. Located in the
upper-right corner of the application window.
Click to open a new window with the complete bibliography for the PLACE Project
Instructions for Use
Click to open this help page in a new window.
The gray box in the overview map (lower left) displays the current extent of the main map.
You can click and drag on this box to re-center the map on a new location.
This provides a quick way of moving around the map when you are zoomed in close.
If you have questions, comments or need assistance with this application please contact Missoula County
Community and Planning Services Office at
or (406) 258-3432
This map application was originally developed by DTM Consulting of Bozeman, Montana
under contract to Missoula County Community and Planning Services.
If you have questions, comments or need assistance with this application please contact Missoula County Community and Planning Services at email@example.com or (406) 258-3432.
While Missoula County has made all attempts to ensure the correctness and suitability of information under our control and to correct any problems or errors which have been brought to our attention, no representation or guarantee can be made as to the correctness or suitability of that information or any other linked information presented, referenced, or implied. No endorsement is intended or made of any hypertext link, product, service, or information either by its inclusion or exclusion from this system.
The information provided throughout this system is for reference only so anyone using this information should first consult original records and personally verify the accuracy of any and all information provided on this system.
For information security purposes, the computer systems that host Missoula County and other County websites employ software programs to monitor network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to compromise its devices. These attempts to cause damage could be subject to legal action. This would include attempts by anyone to ‘mine’ or grab data from any of our web servers for personal use.
This mapping system is specifically designed to work with Google Chrome web browser.
This site is subject to changes/modifications without proir notification.