VCGI Imagery Program Acquisition History

The VT Orthophoto imagery described below was originally created to serve as a basemap for municipal parcel mapping. Imagery was acquired starting in 1974 and digital imagery was first distributed in 1994. If you would like access to the older hard copy orthoimagery, see the Other Aerial Imagery page. All of the imagery described below is availabe for download at the VT Open Geodata Portal, via map and imagery services, and for purchase on the All Imagery external drive

Digital Vermont Orthos – 1:2,400 (0.3 meter) + 1:1,200 (0.15 meter) – Black & White, Color, and Near Infrared, 2016 - 2020

Each year, imagery for part of the state is acquired. Please note that statewide imagery is collected over a multi-year period, and what is collected in any particular year does not coincide exactly with county boundaries. The following PDF map identifies when and where imagery was or will be acquired: Vintage Four (color, black & white, color infrared).  The following interactive map is also available.

Digital Vermont Orthos – 1:5,000 (0.5 meter) – Black & White, Color, and Near Infrared, 2011 - 2015

Each year, imagery for part of the state has been acquired. Please note that statewide imagery is collected over a multi-year period, and what is collected in any particular year does not coincide exactly with county boundaries. The following PDF map is the best representation of when and where imagery was acquired: Vintage Three (color, black & white, color infrared). Check out the Vintage Three FAQ for information on how to display the Near Infrared (4th band) in ArcGIS).

Digital Vermont Orthos – 1:5,000 (0.5 meter) – Black & White, 1994 - 2010

Each year, imagery for part of the state has been acquired. Please note that statewide imagery is collected over a multi-year period, and what is collected in any particular year does not coincide exactly with county boundaries. The following PDF map is the best representation of when and where imagery was acquired: Vintage One (black & white) and Vintage Two (black & white)

Digital NAIP – 1 meter – Color

Color orthophotography collected for the entire state in 2003, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012 & 2014 by the National Agricultural Imagery Program. The imagery has been reprojected to VT State Plane Meters NAD83.