Aerial Imagery

The Houston-Galveston Area Council has been collecting aerial imagery for the region since 2000. The acquisition of aerial imagery for the Houston-Galveston metropolitan region occurs on a biannual basis. To view the different aerial coverages for the different project years, please use the coverage maps linked in the 2020 Aerials Products column below for recent products or the Historical Aerials Products column in the drop-down below for historical products.

Aerial Imagery Pricing & Ordering

2020 Aerials Products (link to coverage map) Tile 1 County 2 Full Extent 2
6 Inch Resolution-Natural Color (RGB) $500 $5,000/County 3 $12,000 3
6 Inch Resolution-Color Infrared (CIR) $500 $5,000/County 3 $12,000 3
12 Inch Resolution-Natural Color (RGB) $250 $2,500/County 3 $6,000 3

1 Orders are typically delivered via FTP download or flash drive (included in price). Per tile orders Do Not include mosaics.
2 County-wide and full extent orders Do Not include mosaics. External storage used for delivery included in price.
3 Some counties only have partial coverage of this product. See coverage maps for details.
All aerial imagery data delivered in Mr. Sid format, no TIFFs are provided.

Historical Aerials Products (link to coverage map) Tile 1 County 2 Full Extent 2
2018 Aerials 6 Inch $250 $2,500/County 3 $9,500 3
2018 CIR 6 Inch $250 $2,500/County 3 $9,500 3
2018 Aerials 1 Foot (Rural Counties) $150 $1,500/County 3 $4,500 3
2018 CIR 1 Foot (Rural Counties) $150 $1,500/County 3 $4,500 3
2017 Post-Harvey Aerials 1 Foot N/A N/A Inquire
2017 Post-Harvey CIR 1 Foot N/A N/A Inquire
2016 Aerials 6 Inch $200/Tile $2,000/County 3 $9,500 3
2016 CIR 6 Inch $200/Tile $2,000/County 3 $9,500 3
2015 Aerials 1 Foot (Rural Counties) $150/Tile $1,500/County 3 $3,200 3
2015 CIR 1 Foot (Rural Counties) $150/Tile $1,500/County 3 $3,200 3
2014 Aerials 1 Foot $100/Tile $1,000/County 3 $5,500 3
2014 Aerials 6 inch $150/Tile $1,500/County 3 $6,500 3
2014 CIR 1 Foot $100/Tile $1,000/County 3 $5,500 3
2012 Aerials 1 Foot $50/Tile $1,000/County $5,500
2012 Aerials 6 Inch $75/Tile Not Available 3 $1,200 3
2010 Aerials 1 Foot $50/Tile $1,000/County 3 $5,500 3
2010 Aerials 6 Inch $75/Tile Not Available 3 $1,200 3
2008 Aerials 1 Foot $50/Tile $1,000/County 3 $5,500 3
2008 Aerials 6 Inch $75/Tile Not Available 3 $600 3
2006 Aerials 1 Foot $50/Tile $1,000/County 3 $5,500 3
2006 Aerials 6 Inch $75/Tile Not Available 3 $600 3
2004 Aerials 1 Foot $50/Tile $1,000/County 3 $5,500 3
2002 Aerials 1 Foot $50/Tile $1,000/County 3 $5,500 3
2001 Aerials 1 Foot $50/Tile $1,000/County 3 $5,500 3
2000 Aerials 1 Foot $50/Tile $1,000/County 3 $5,500 3

1 Orders are typically delivered via FTP download or flash drive (included in price). Per tile orders Do Not include mosaics.
2 County-wide and full extent orders Do Not include mosaics. External storage used for delivery included in price.
3 Some counties only have partial coverage of this product. See coverage maps for details.
All aerial imagery data delivered in Mr. Sid format, no TIFFs are provided.

Aerial Imagery Lambert Tiles Map

Aerial Imagery Pricing Disclaimer

Pricing and availability listed on this website are subject to change, and do not constitute any contractual commitment until an order has been placed via our online ordering system.

Aerial Imagery Disclaimer

These products, data, and/or tools are for informational purposes only and may not have been prepared for or be suitable for legal, engineering, or surveying purposes.

They do not represent an on-the-ground survey and represent only the approximate relative location of property boundaries. Mapping may not reflect on the ground conditions.

The Houston-Galveston Area Council makes no further claims as to the accuracy or reliability of the data, and neither assumes, nor will accept liability for their use.

Use or reproduction of this data without acknowledging the Houston-Galveston Area Council as the source is strictly prohibited.

The Houston-Galveston Area Council will not provide refunds once data has been delivered or shipped to customer. All sales are final once shipped or provided via in-person delivery or via FTP.

The Houston-Galveston Area Council does not provide prior purchased data as a restoration for lost or corrupted data previously purchased. Customers should ensure that all data is properly backed up and stored to prevent loss of data.