Available Online:

Direct Download - 2007 orthophoto mosaic and 2010 vector files only

Due to file size constraints, please contact gis@carleton.ca for access to 2002 orthophotos

Hamilton Open Data includes many more recent vector datasets




The City of Hamilton has provided a number of geospatial datasets to the University in support of academic research and teaching.

Available Themes:

Vector (2010):

Arenas, Bikeways, Buildings, City Playlots, City Pools, Colleges & Universities, Contours, Escarpment, Fire Stations, Golf Courses, Hospitals, Lakes, Libraries, Long-term Care Facilities, Municipal Boundary, Museums and Galleries, Parcel Ownership, Parking Lots, Parks, Places of Worship, Police Stations, Railways, Recreation and Community Centres, Residential Care, Rivers, Roads, Schools, Sewers, Shoreline, Trails, Transit


2002 Orthophotos (20cm), 2007 Orthophoto mosaic (1m resolution)

Interactive Index:
Data Producer:

City of Hamilton

Publication Date:
2002, 2007, 2010
Data Format:

Grid Coordinate System: Universal Transverse Mercator
Projection: Universal Transverse Mercator zone 17N
Horizontal Geodetic Datum: NAD83
Units: Metres and Square Metres
Spheroid: GRS80 6378137.0 m 6356752.314 m
Central Meridian: -81
Easting/Northing Unit: Metres
False Easting: 500000.00
False Northing: 0
Latitude of Origin: 0
Scale Factor: 0.9996

20cm, 100cm
Authorized Users:
Carleton University students, faculty and staff

Users are required to sign a Data Use Agreement before files may be acquired. All use of the data shall acknowledge the City of Hamilton as the owner of copyright. Data is provided 'as is' and the City of Hamilton makes no warranties as to the condition, quality, completeness or freedom from error of any dataset, or its fitness for a particular use.

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