Aerial Photographs

The Prince William County GTS Office keeps an archive of aerial photographs for customer use. The 1937, 1954, 1979, 1987, 1991, 1995, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2013, 2015, 2017, 2019 and 2021 aerial photography are available using the online County Mapper application. The year 1993 is not available online.

For aerial imagery that is not available to be viewed online, please contact the GIS Map Services Division (703-792-6840) for further information.

Prince William County GTS no longer sells digital orthophotography tiles. Imagery may be obtained at no cost through the Virginia Geospatial Information Network (VGIN) as true color and infrared services made available for use:

Aerial photos for the following years are available for in-house reference only:
Year Description Scale
1997 9" x 9" Color Photo 1" = 1200'
1995 9" x 9" Color Photo 1" = 1200'
1993 9" x 9" Color Photo 1" = 1200'
1991 9" x 9" Color Photo 1" = 1200'
1990 9" x 9" Color Photo 1" = 1200'
1987 9" x 9" Color Photo 1" = 1200'

The 2021 Pictometry orthoimagery used in PWC mapping products and GIS web applications is under a limited use license agreement that prohibits the sale or distribution of their product. To obtain the 2021 Pictometry imagery, please contact:

EagleView
25 Methodist Hill Drive
Rochester, NY 14623
1.585.486.0093 Toll Free
The most current digital orthophotography that is available for sale is shown above. Previous year's photography (before 1997) is for reference only and not available for sale.
Aerial photos for the following years are available for reference only:
 
2021 Pictometry Oblique and Ortho Photography 3 inch Pixel
2019 Pictometry Oblique and Ortho Photography 9 inch Pixel
2017 Pictometry Oblique and Ortho Photography 9 inch Pixel
2015 Pictometry Oblique and Ortho Photography 9 inch Pixel
2013 Pictometry Oblique and Ortho Photography 9 inch Pixel
2006 Digital Orthophoto 1/2 Foot Pixel
2004 Digital Orthophoto 1 Foot Pixel
2002 Digital Orthophoto 1 Foot Pixel
2000 Digital Orthophoto 1 Foot Pixel
1998 Digital Orthophoto (NE Half of the County) 1 Foot Pixel
1984 24" x 42" B & W Mylar 1 Foot Pixel
1979 9" x 9" B & W Mylar 1" = 1200'
1966 26" x 26" B & W Mylar 1" = 400'
1954 26" x 26" B & W Mylar 1" = 400'
1937 Digital Orthophoto Unknown