buys your maps?
owners, outfitters, hunters, outdoor
enthusiasts, businesses, and anyone
who needs high quality customized maps.
have a property boundary dispute. Can
I use your map in legally determining
The primary resource for your map data
comes from public sources that are not
deemed reliable to establish ownership
or legal boundaries. Always consult
a licensed land surveyor to determine
legal boundaries for all property.
is a legal description?
legal description is the description
of real property as used in legal documents.
Usually, legal descriptions refer to
recorded maps, surveys, or other public
documents. These documents can be found
at the county courthouse of the county
to which the property resides.
do I speak to at the county courthouse
to obtain a legal description?
general, speak to either the county
recorder or county assessor for the
legal description of the property. If
your county has neither of these departments
ask for the county clerk and s/he will
assist you in obtaining the documentation.
you make other kinds of custom maps?
please contact us at 1 (877)
844-MAPS and we will assist
you in creating just about any type
of map you desire.
are the maps delivered?
ground, UPS overnight express, or through
other specified carrier.
you share any of my personal information?
there discounts for multiple map purchases?
you pay for the first map at the standard
price and significantly lower price
for each additional copy depending on
the type of map ordered.
the USGS DRGs and derived contours accurate?
and No. All map information that Bismarck
Map Company, USGS, and other vendors
who are not licensed surveyors will
always have a certain amount of error.
Unless you get survey grade information
developed for your property you can
always assume some legitimate error
from 3 feet up.
much error is in one of your maps?
can vary in a map with a legal
description digitized. There
are many dependencies that could cause
a property line to be close to exact
or far from exact. Location of section
corners, recorders office typing an
a USGS 1:24,000 digital topographic
image (DRG) information on
the map could have been updated
this year, last year, or 20 years ago.
So what you see or what it tells you
may not always be the case. What we
can tell you is that our maps contain
the best available information. At no
time should our maps be relied upon
to establish legal title, boundary lines,
or locations of improvements. In our
opinion any map that is not created
from a licensed surveyor or civil engineer
should be questioned for accuracy and
used in proper context.