Included on this page are Virginia-specific maps and related resources to assist localities, data users and general users interested in gaining a better understanding of Virginia. We have also created a Guide to Publicly Available Demographic Data.
Reference Maps & Shapefiles
- Virginia Map by Cities and Counties | developed by the Cooper Center
- 2013 Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) Map of Virginia | developed by the Cooper Center
- Virginia Planning District Commissions (PDCs) Map | Virginia Association of Planning District Commissions
- Virginia Boundary Shapefiles: NHGIS (this is what our researchers use; requires an account, which is free) or Census TIGER/Line Shapefiles website