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Frequently Asked Questions

How do I go about aquiring a hard-copy map?
You can simply click the Map Gallery or Product Request link on the left and follow the directions. If you have any questions, please feel free to call the main city phone number and ask to speak with someone in the GIS Division, (253) 589-2489 or send an email to .
How do I go about aquiring digital data?
You can simply click on the Downloadable Data or Product Request link on the left and follow the directions. If you have any questions, please feel free to call the main city phone number and ask to talk to someone in the GIS Division, (253) 589-2489 or send an email to .
Where is Lakewood, WA?
We are located in Washington State and are bordered on the north by the Cities of Tacoma and University Place to the East by Pierce County and McChord Air Force Base to the south and southwest by Ft Lewis and the west by the Town of Steilacoom.  Lakewood's average elevation is around 260' above sea-level.  The center of the city is near the northern corner of Clover Park High School at 122 degrees 31 minutes 9 seconds west and 47 degrees 9 minutes 30 seconds north. 
What can I do with City of Lakewood GIS?
Below are the top three uses for City of Lakewood GIS...
  1. You may want a hard-copy map of your property
  2. You may want to obtain digital data for your own personal use (AutoCAD, mapping software, geographical analysis, etc.)
  3. You can also download our online maps in our map gallery .
What Projection and Coordinate System do you use for your GIS data?
The Projection we use is Lambert Conformal Conic.
The Coordinate System we use is the following:
Stateplane Washington South
Fipszone: 4602
Datum: NAD 83 HARN
Units: US Survey Feet
Spheroid: GRS 1980