Eastern Kentucky University

Poster Title

GIS Approach to Growth Potential in Jackson County, Kentucky

Institution

Eastern Kentucky University

Abstract

Jackson County is located in the beautiful hills of southeastern Kentucky. It lies just outside of the Bluegrass Region and it is located within the rim of the Cumberland Plateau. Approximately 90 square miles of the county lies within the Daniel Boone National Forest. The county has a population of approximately 13,500 residents. Recently the Appalachian Regional Commission in conjunction with the Cumberland Valley Area Development District funded a grant to complete a comprehensive GIS database for the entire county. The GIS database consists of things such as: bridges, hydrants, cemeteries, and manholes. The GIS database is very important for current projects and it is vital for future economic growth of the county. This poster focuses on sewer data collected in the field for the city of McKee. The city of McKee is home to approximately 850 residents. Inventory of manholes and accessible sewer lines is essential to the city's economic development and growth potential.

This document is currently not available here.

Share

COinS
 

GIS Approach to Growth Potential in Jackson County, Kentucky

Jackson County is located in the beautiful hills of southeastern Kentucky. It lies just outside of the Bluegrass Region and it is located within the rim of the Cumberland Plateau. Approximately 90 square miles of the county lies within the Daniel Boone National Forest. The county has a population of approximately 13,500 residents. Recently the Appalachian Regional Commission in conjunction with the Cumberland Valley Area Development District funded a grant to complete a comprehensive GIS database for the entire county. The GIS database consists of things such as: bridges, hydrants, cemeteries, and manholes. The GIS database is very important for current projects and it is vital for future economic growth of the county. This poster focuses on sewer data collected in the field for the city of McKee. The city of McKee is home to approximately 850 residents. Inventory of manholes and accessible sewer lines is essential to the city's economic development and growth potential.