New aerial imagery available for Crow Wing County residents

Crow Wing County updates its aerial imagery every three years to stay current with in-office work and provide residents with updated information.

An aerial view of Laurel Street and the Crow Wing County campus buildings in downtown Brainerd in the spring of 2022.
An aerial view of Laurel Street and the Crow Wing County campus buildings in downtown Brainerd in the spring of 2022.
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BRAINERD — Higher-resolution aerial imagery captured this spring for Crow Wing County is now available to residents.

The imagery, captured through a flight by EagleView Pictometry , has a 2-inch resolution compared to the previous 6-inch resolution.

“You will see when viewing at the street level or closer, the amount of detail visible compared to past aerial images,” a news release stated.

Every three years, the county updates its aerial imagery to stay current with in-office work and provide residents with updated information. The next flight will take place in the spring of 2025.

“This adds tremendous value to our county having updated and high-quality aerial imagery from the service to our customers and for the professionals and residents using it for many purposes,” GIS Coordinator Nate Rose stated in the release.


Contact GIS staff at 218-824-1106 with questions or if assistance is needed using the new mobile map application.

“We are excited to make this available to everyone who is using our Interactive maps and soon to be available for download on our GIS Hub site,” Rose stated.

To view the imagery in the county’s interactive map, visit . To download the imagery, visit .

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