Skip to comments.Government Land Map???
Posted on 12/06/2006 12:36:57 PM PST by Susannah
I've been looking for a map of the USA that indicates where the government-controlled land is. The one I recall seeing here years ago and can't find now had sections in colors of yellow,green,red etc. indicating what part of the goverment controlled the land.
I had saved a link to one of the maps like that, but the link is no longer any good. http://www.nwi.org/Maps/GovernmentLand.gif
If anyone saved the map, I would appreciate a working link or repost of the map.
Here you go:
Has them all:
Actually, the government controls all the land in the U.S.A. If you don't believe me, stop paying your property taxes and plant some marijuana in your back yard and see what happens.
One or the other will work...the combination may get you shot.
Based on data provided by the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA), the Republican Study Conference recently issued a report on the amount of land and buildings owned by the federal government. It revealed that "almost three-in-ten acres in the United States are owned by the federal government," with the government sometimes owning more than half of the land in some states. In California, nearly half of land area is owned by the federal government.
Other key findings of the report show, as of September 30, 2003, 29.6% of all land in the U.S. was owned by the federal government, with total acreage of 671,759,297.7. Some of the states with the largest percentage of federal land ownership were:
1.) Nevada: 91.9% 5.) Wyoming: 50.6% 9.) Colorado: 34.9%
2.) Alaska: 66.7% 6.) Arizona: 50.2% 10.) New Mexico: 34.1%
3.) Utah: 66.5% 7.) Oregon: 49.7% 11.) Montana: 31.3%
4.) Idaho: 66.4% 8.) California: 46.9% 12.) Washington: 31.0%
The District of Columbia has only 26.3% of its land owned by the federal government although it was established as the federal city.
The report also detailed the location of federal land by region: West: 55.5%; Alaska and Hawaii: 36.4%; North Central: 2.9%; South Central: 2.9%; South Atlantic and DC: 2.2%; and Northeast: 0.2%. The RSC study also points out that only 2.4% of federal land is used for military purposes.
For buildings owned by the federal government, as of September 30, 2003 the RSC reported:
-Buildings owned in U.S. by the federal government - 432,791
-Number of square feet of office space within owned buildings - 3.03 billion
-Number of buildings leased by the federal government - 42,246
-Number of square feet of office space in leased buildings - 333.8 million
The report found that about one-fifth of the buildings owned and leased by the government are used for housing.
The General Services Administration published the data entitled "Overview of the United States Government: Federal Real Property Profile as of September 30, 2003." For more information about the article, please visit http://www.gsa.gov .
"...stop paying your property taxes and plant some marijuana in your back yard and see what happens."
I think Kelo v. New London drives home the point without needing to go as far as giving the government a reason to come take your particular parcel that they let you maintain for them.
THANKS! That's the one I was searching for. Guess I entered the wrong search terms.
Government Owned Land in the USA and Canada
See also Public Lands.
These figures almost certainly include National Parks and other National Park Service areas (the National Monuments, etc), National Forests, National Wildlife Refuges and BLM lands. It is not known if land occupied by Interstate Highways and US Highways is included.
The figures exclude land owned by each state, province or territory, such as state and provincial parks. Land owned by counties, cities and towns is also excluded.
|New York State||0.8%|
|Washington DC||No information|
|British Columbia||No information|
|Newfoundland and Labrador||Less than 1%|
|Northwest Territories||More than 99%|
|Prince Edward Island||No information|
|Province of Québec||No information|
|Yukon Territory||Almost all|
The map that I wanted which disappeared is the proposed UN BioDiversity Corridor map of the US.
Can't find it anywhere.
That is correct, excepting some parcels in the original Thirteen Colonies that have somehow escaped by staying in the family all along and never being sold. West of the Mississippi we ordinary people are only permitted, and grudgingly.
Alaska will double that colored stuff.
Maybe it's lost forever. That would call for a party.
Yep. That's it.
Glad someone squirreled it away. People need to see and remember the schemes of these snakes.
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