Aerial Photos

2019 Digital Orthophotography

The 2019 color digital imagery has a ground resolution of 6 inches and a horizontal accuracy of +/- 1.5 feet.

Referenced to the Washington County Coordinate System - NAD83/1986.

Available in TIFF, JPEG and ECW file formats.

Cost, Metadata

Minnesota Geospatial Commons

2020 digital aerial photography (1 ft. resolution) for Washington County is available at Minnesota Geospatial Commons.

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YearPhoto Description
193620” x 20” photo prints for viewing west half of county only
1945Digital format – Black and White Digital format
19539” x 9” photo prints for viewing
196420” x 20” photo prints for viewing
1969Digital format – Black and white prints from mylar 200 scale half sections
1976Black and White prints from mylar 200 scale half sections
1985Black and White prints from mylar 200 scale half sections
1991Black and White prints from mylar 200 scale half sections
1996Black and White prints from mylar 200 scale half sections
2000Digital format – Black and White / plus 2 ft. contours
2005Digital format – Color
2009Digital format – Color
2013Digital format – Color
2016Digital format – Color
2019Digital format – Color

Minnesota Historical Aerial Photographs Online

Historic digital aerial photos for various years can be found at the John R. Borchert Map Library (University of Minnesota).