Media Release

County Releases Map Genius Application

Wednesday, November 20, 2013 10:00 AM
Map Genius

ALACHUA COUNTY, FL - The Alachua County Growth Management Department has released an innovative online mapping application called “Map Genius.”

Map Genius is a mobile compatible interactive mapping application that makes information such as parcel attributes, zoning, school zones, flood zones, utility service areas, census and environmental features easily available. It was created to be simple, fast, highly intuitive, and informative.

Click to begin using the Map Genius application.

Click to view tutorial videos explaining the application and its features (including Quick Start, Overview, Property Research, Map Tools, Services and Projects, Smart Search, and Development and Land Use Tracker).

Click to read about the application’s features (PDF).

Map Genius is best viewed on the desktop using Chrome, Firefox or Internet Explorer version 9+ web browsers. It also works in Internet Explorer version 8, but not in version 7. Mobile phones and tablets are supported including the iPhone, iPad, and most Android devices using the default Android web browser.

Opening Map Genius for the first time may require up to 30 seconds to load. Afterwards it should load in under 10 seconds, dependent on internet connection speed.

For application issues or feedback, fill out the online Feedback Form.

For more information, contact Alachua County GIS Systems Analyst, Jimmy Collins at 352-374-5249 or


  • Mark Sexton
  • Communications & Legislative Affairs Director
  • Phone: 352-374-5204
  • Cell: 352-283-2317

If you have a disability and need an accommodation in order to participate in a County program, service or public meeting, please contact the Alachua County Equal Opportunity Office at 352-374-5275 at least 2 business days prior to the event. TTY users please call 711 (Florida Relay Service).