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GIS data for download

GIS Data for Download

Map showing urban growth for 1955, 2011, and 2016

The table below consists of the historical street files available in both Esri Shapefile for GIS software use, as well as the Keyhole Markup Language (KML) file, available for viewing in Google Earth.  To view the files in Google Earth, you will need to have Google Earth installed on your computer.  Click on the KML file of interest and select 'open'.  This file will automatically open for you in Google Earth. 

Description Esri Shapefile KML - in Firefox right click on the file name and "Save Link As"
1955 Regional Municipality of Waterloo Street Network (RMOW) RMOW RMOW
1955 Cities of Kitchener, Waterloo and Cambridge Street Network

Waterloo

Kitchener

Cambridge

Waterloo

Kitchener 

Cambridge

Extent of Urban Built-up Area

1955

2011

2016

1955

2011

2016

Change in Street Names

KW2011

KW2016

KW2011

KW2016

These data are copyright Geospatial Centre

Esri Shapefiles are available in NAD83 UTM Zone 17.

Please email any questions, comments or suggestions to :

Eva Dodsworth, Geospatial Data Services Librarian

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University Map Library, 2011