GIS Online Data (Texas A&M)
Local, Texas cities, counties, and state-level data discovery tool.
GIS Data Depot
"Numerous data holdings available for free download" from The GeoCommunity™
Stanford University's webpage for digital GIS data.
GeoData.gov U.S. Maps and Data
"Your one stop for Federal, state, and local geographic data." Includes feature topics (i.e., Fire Mapping) and a map viewer.
National Spatial Data Clearinghouse
Searchable collection of over 250 spatial data servers, that have digital geographic data primarily for use in Geographic Information Systems.
USGS Earth Resources Observation & Science (EROS)
"A leading source of land information for exploring our changing planet."
GIS Data Finder
From UNC Chapel Hill, "a large collection of data sets, each of which is made up of potentially many individual data layers. The GIS Data Finder allows our patrons to browse our collection in several ways."
standard geographies (down to the Census block group level), hand-drawn shapes, or rings or drive times around a location.
Esri Business Analyst combines demographic and business data, detailed maps, and advanced spatial analytics with your own data to help you answer the "where" questions. Data includes consumer spending, market potential, traffic data, and business locations. Produces maps and reports.
ESRI Data DVDs
Available on the Campus Network on the Software drive: Software/Library/GisData/2012_ESRI_Data.
A great source of shapefiles from federal sources. Use the data.gov and geodata tabs to search for spatial datasets, then drag them into the text box at the top to preview them in a map viewer.
EPA Geospatial Data Access Project
"The EPA Geospatial Data Access Project provides a downloadable files of these facilities or sites in the following formats; extensible markup language (XML) file, keyhole markup language (KML) file, ESRI Shapefile and ESRI Feature Class. Within the file is key facility information, along with associated environmental interests for use in mapping and reporting applications."