Thurston GeoData Center Banner
How to View Metadata for Layers on Data Download

The Thurston GeoData Center Open Data Site ( allows you to find, filter and download data for use in your own applications and devices. This data includes GIS shapefiles, .dbf tables, layer files and excel spreadsheets.

Once you have found the data you are interested in click on it.

The layer will open to the Overview Tab with details about the data.

From here you can view the metadata by clicking on "View Metadata" listed under About

The Metadata for that layer will open in a new tab.

Still have questions? Contact GeoData by calling (360-754-4594) or email us.

For more information on downloading data see the following Download help pages.
Basic Quick Start | Filter by Tags | Filtering Results | Overview Tab | Searching for Data