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Information About Soils

Soil Survey Availability

The columns in the table below show the availability of each soil survey. Soil survey data can be downloaded online or viewed as maps, tabular, or spatial data through the nationalWeb Soil Survey or the Soil Data Mart Web site. In some cases paper copies or CD-ROMs with archived PDFs are available in our State Office.
The links next to each data format will allow you to access the data directly from the web or to send us a request by e-mail.

Soil Survey Name Date Paper Copy Available Archived PDF Online Archived PDF Available in State on CD-ROM Official Soil Survey Data
Web Soil Survey (Online Data) Soil Data Mart (Downloadable Files)
Acadia 1903 No No No No No
Acadia 1962 No No No No No
Acadia 2006 No Yes Download Yes Request Yes Online Yes Online
Allen 1980 Yes Request No No Yes Online Yes Online
Ascension 1976 No No Yes Request Yes Online Yes Online
Assumption 1978 Yes Request No No Yes Online Yes Online
Avoyelles 1986 No Yes Download Yes Request Yes Online Yes Online
Beauregard 1928 No No No No No
Beauregard 2002 Yes Request No No Yes Online Yes Online
Bienville 1908 No No No No No
Bienville 2002 No Yes Download Yes Request Yes Online Yes Online
Bossier 1962 No No No Yes Online Yes Online
Caddo 1906 No No No No No
Caddo 1980 Yes Request No Yes Request Yes Online Yes Online
Calcasieu 1988 Yes Request No Yes Request Yes Online Yes Online
Caldwell 1990 No Yes Download Yes Request Yes Online Yes Online
Cameron 1995 Yes Request No No Yes Online Yes Online
Catahoula 1986 No Yes Download Yes Request Yes Online Yes Online
Claiborne 1989 Yes Request No Yes Request Yes Online Yes Online
Concordia 1910 No No No No No
Concordia 1988 No No Yes Request Yes Online Yes Online
DeSoto 1904 No No No No No
DeSoto 1991 No No Yes Request Yes Online Yes Online
East Baton Rouge 1906 No No No No No
East Baton Rouge 1968 No No No Yes Online Yes Online
East Carroll 1908 No No No No No
East Carroll 1988 Yes Request No No Yes Online Yes Online
East Feliciana 1912 No No No No No
East Feliciana 2001 Yes Request No No Yes Online Yes Online
Evangeline 1974 Yes Request Yes Download Yes Request Yes Online Yes Online
Feliciana, East and West 2001 Yes Request No No No No
Franklin 1981 No No Yes Request Yes Online Yes Online
Grant 1986 No Yes Download Yes Request Yes Online Yes Online
Iberia 1911 No No No No No
Iberia 1978 No Yes Download Yes Request Yes Online Yes Online
Iberville 1977 No Yes Download Yes Request Yes Online Yes Online
Jackson 1999 Yes Request No No Yes Online Yes Online
Jefferson 1983 Yes Request No Yes Request Yes Online Yes Online
Jefferson Davis 2003 No Yes Download Yes Request Yes Online Yes Online
Lafayette 1915 No No No No No
Lafayette 1977 Yes Request No No Yes Online Yes Online
Lafourche 1984 No Yes Download Yes Request Yes Online Yes Online
Lake Charles Area 1901 No No No No No
LaSalle 1918 No No No No No
LaSalle 1991 Yes Request No Yes Request Yes Online Yes Online
Lincoln 1909 No No No No No
Lincoln 1996 Yes Request No No Yes Online Yes Online
Livingston 1931 No No No No No
Livingston 1991 No No Yes Request Yes Online Yes Online
Madison 1982 No Yes Download Yes Request Yes Online Yes Online
Morehouse 1985 No Yes Download Yes Request Yes Online Yes Online
Natchitoches 1921 No No No No No
Natchitoches 1990 No Yes Download Yes Request Yes Online Yes Online
New Orleans Area 1903 No No No No No
Orleans 1989 Yes Request No Yes Request Yes Online Yes Online
Ouachita 1903 No No No No No
Ouachita 1974 No Yes Download Yes Request Yes Online Yes Online
Plaquemines 2000 Yes Request No No Yes Online Yes Online
Pointe Coupee 1982 Yes Request No No Yes Online Yes Online
Pointe Coupee and West Baton Rouge 1982 Yes Request No No Yes Online Yes Online
Rapides 1916 No No No No No
Rapides 1980 No Yes Download Yes Request Yes Online Yes Online
Red River 1980 Yes Request No No Yes Online Yes Online
Richland 1993 Yes Request No No Yes Online Yes Online
Sabine 1919 No No No No No
Sabine 1997 Yes Request No No Yes Online Yes Online
St. Bernard 1989 Yes Request No Yes Request Yes Online Yes Online
St. Charles 1987 Yes Request No Yes Request Yes Online Yes Online
St. Helena 1996 Yes Request No No Yes Online Yes Online
St. James 1973 No No No Yes Online Yes Online
St. James and St. John the Baptist 1973 No No No Yes Online Yes Online
St. John the Baptist 1973 No No No Yes Online Yes Online
St. Landry 1986 No Yes Download Yes Request Yes Online Yes Online
St. Martin 1917 No No No No No
St. Martin 1977 No Yes Download Yes Request Yes Online Yes Online
St. Mary 1959 No No Yes Request Yes Online Yes Online
St. Tammany 1990 No Yes Download Yes Request Yes Online Yes Online
Tangipahoa 1905 No No No No No
Tangipahoa 1990 Yes Request No Yes Request Yes Online Yes Online
Tensas 1968 No Yes Download No No No
Tensas 2006 No Yes Download Yes Request Yes Online Yes Online
Terrebonne 1960 No Yes Download Yes Request No No
Terrebonne 2007 No Yes Download Yes Request Yes Online Yes Online
Union 1997 Yes Request No No Yes Online Yes Online
Vermilion 1996 Yes Request No Yes Request Yes Online Yes Online
Vernon 2003 Yes Request Yes Download Yes Request Yes Online Yes Online
Washington 1922 No No No No No
Washington 1997 No No Yes Request Yes Online Yes Online
Webster 1914 No No No No No
Webster 1998 Yes Request No No Yes Online Yes Online
West Baton Rouge 1977 Yes Request No No Yes Online Yes Online
West Carroll 1908 No No No No No
West Carroll 1977 No Yes Download Yes Request Yes Online Yes Online
West Feliciana 2001 Yes Request No No Yes Online Yes Online
Winn 1907 No No No No No
Winn 1998 Yes Request No No Yes Online Yes Online