This tool provides geographic information about the Hill Country. For more details visit our Maps page or contact us for specific mapping requests.

Featured Data Layers
These layers show the impact of aritficial night light across the Hill Country. Check out the changes around urban areas from 1992 and 2010. HCA is working with local groups to preserve our night skies. Find out more here. Note: layers only available at some scales.
1992 Night Sky Lighting
2010 Night Sky Lighting
General Layers
Rivers and Major Streams
Edwards Aquifer
Physical Environment
Contours (Elevation)
Vegetation Types
Cave Density
Soil Depth
Rivers and Major Streams
Major Watersheds
Minor Watersheds
100-year Floodplain
Edwards Aquifer
Major Aquifers Outcrops
Minor Aquifers Outcrops
Land Trends
Texas Land Trends at Texas A& M University is analyzing the effects of development on rural land use.
2007 % in Wildlife Management
Land Value % Change 1997 to 2007
Water Vulnerability Study
These layers are part of a study to evaluate water quality vulnerability throughout the Hill Country. Please note the layers are not available at all zoom levels. For a description of a layer, put your curson on the layer name below. Find out more about the vulnerability study here.
Surface Water Vulnerability
Groundwater Vulnerability
City Limits
Municipal Utility Districts
Groundwater Management Areas
Groundwater Conservation Districts
School Districts

These data are approximations and are offered without guarantee. For issues, questions, or comments contact

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Hill Country Map Viewer