Polygons, Special (Spot/Ad Hoc) Features, and Project Status Layer

** Full statewide coverage with the addition of Franklin County on Nov. 16, 2012 **


Related Tables: The soils polygon links for each survey area contain FGDC-compliant metadata and related tables in SSURGO 2.2.3 Microsoft Access 2002/2003 databases (see the NRCS NASIS site for details).

For details on this layer see the Datalayer Description.
 

Soils Polygons:
Download Statewide Shapefile and Tables:
Statewide Shapefile
soils_poly.zip (176 MB)
(Includes two ArcGIS 9.2 layer files for
Slope and Prime Farmland themes,
and SOILS_POLY_MAPUNIT.dbf;
does NOT include other tables)
Selected Related Tables
soils_tables.zip (58 MB)
(16 tables are in .dbf format;
3 are comma-delimited text files)
Complete sets of tables are available
by survey area below
Or Download by Survey Area pdf format of Soils Index Map file size 1MB :
(Required to use the NRCS Soil Data Viewer, which works with one survey area at a time)
Soils Survey AreaShapefiles and Access Databases
BARNSTABLEsoi_barn.zip
BERKSHIREsoi_berk.zip
BRISTOL NORTHsoi_brisno.zip
BRISTOL SOUTHsoi_bris.zip
DUKESsoi_dukes.zip
ESSEX NORTHsoi_esnor.zip
ESSEX SOUTHsoi_essou.zip
FRANKLINsoi_fran.zip
HAMPDEN-HAMPSHIRE EAST    soi_hhea.zip
HAMPDEN-HAMPSHIRE WEST    soi_hhwe.zip
HAMPDEN CENTRALsoi_hamdce.zip
HAMPSHIRE CENTRALsoi_hampce.zip
MIDDLESEXsoi_middsx.zip
NANTUCKETsoi_nantck.zip
NORFOLK-SUFFOLKsoi_norsuf.zip
PLYMOUTHsoi_plymth.zip
WORCESTER NORTHEASTsoi_wone.zip
WORCESTER NORTHWESTsoi_wonw.zip
WORCESTER SOUTHsoi_wors.zip
Soils Special (Spot/Ad Hoc) Features:
Statewide arc and point shapefiles, with metadata and ArcGIS 10.0 LYR: soilspot_shp.zip
Soils Project Index Polygon Layer:
Statewide polygon shapefile: soilstat.zip
(with metadata and ArcGIS 10.0 layer file)

Last Updated November 16, 2012