Geography & Travel

GIS ResourcesEpiscopal Day School students participating in GIS Day at the library

The Geographic Information System (GIS) for the Town of Southern Pines offers mapping services for citizens, in addition to providing answers to questions and solutions to problems. See the Town of Southern Pines GIS Department for more information.

In addition, the below sites can help you find out more about GIS and maps.

Moore County Geographic Information System

What is GIS?

A-Z Maps Online is the worlds largest subscription-based database of proprietary, royalty-free world, continent, country, and state maps. Included in the 4,000 plus maps are: political, physical, outline, population, precipitation, climate, and other thematic maps. New maps are added to the collection every month. 

A to Z World Food

A to Z World Food is the only database that contains traditional recipes and covers food culture for 174 countries of the world. 

National Geographic Virtual Library

Access National Geographic articles from 1888 to present day using the National Geographic Virtual Library.

Mango Languages

Mango prepares learners for realistic conversations and strengthens everyday communication skills in over 70 languages, including English.

Rand McNally World Atlas

Southern Pines Public Library now has access to Rand McNally World Atlas. The same company who makes your favorite maps now has an educational website to help improve your geography and map skills. At the Rand McNally World Atlas website you'll find maps, games, activities, teaching resources, and geographic reference information. Come on in and explore the world.