North River Geographic
Systems Inc



Your Spatial Data Mechanics

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Commercial QGIS Support

We are a commercial Support provider for QGIS. We also provide QGIS Training. If you’re looking at making a switch from your license restricted software, we can help with workflow and make your upgrade to Open Source a success.

Migrate to QGIS

With the final days of ArcMap approacing now is a good time to take back your Geospatial form a sole vendor and invest in Free and Open Source Geospatial. NRGS can migrate you away from your propietary offerings to something new and current.


Thinking about adding more FOSS4G to your Organization? Are you looking at implementing QGIS or other software to help expand your geospatial offerings? Come take a class from NRGS! Take a class and help support the Software. 

Mergin Maps

For Mobile Data collection we use Mergin Maps. Design your forms in QGIS and deploy that form to your android of IOS device. Need more than one person collecting data? Deploy to a multi-user organizational account.

TN Next Gen 911

Working with address data in TN? We’ve developed a workflow to help maintain your address data in a database. ESRI Compatible and delivers data to RapidSOS and the Tennessees NG911 System.

Data Analysis

Looking for Data Analysis or Data Cleanup? NRGS has 30+ years worth of experience in providing answers to spatial questions. We use a variety of tools to provides answers in spreadsheet or cartographic form.

GIS Support

NRGS has 30+ years in designing and implementing Geospatial Systems. We work exclusively with free and open source tools to bring you an enterprise system at an affordable price.

Need a GIS?

We can use servers onsite or provide a virtual server out on the net.  We install QGIS, PostGIS, Geoserver, and a host of other tools to help understand your area and collect data.

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Ramblings on Geospatial, Life, and Canoeing.

Type in the TN NG911 Database

Type in the TN NG911 Database

THE PLAN.....there was a plan. Oh yes - the plan is to make editing and creating data in TN for the 911 addressing system to be as easy as possible. Menus and Triggers abound and now as two counties are using this with a third on the horizon - HOW do I make this...

Photos in Mergin Maps

Photos in Mergin Maps

Not that this is new - Mergin has been doing this for a bit BUT I finally had the chance to sit down and use it. I have a client taking pics of houses to feed into the 911 dispatch system. Granted - not easy, not fun, and not his idea but he walked into this and has...



"Hey you've been on a NDVI kick as of late!". Technically I've been on a learning kick as of late. When I get burned out I tend to float back to the thing that gives me some comfort and that's numbers and mapping etc. This morning (being a Holiday weekend) I decided...

Fixing a problem

Yesterday was wild. Flash back to 6 years ago and I transferred a ESRI Process over to QGIS/PostGIS and it happened to be a 911 addressing database. As I was walking out the door, the client said "So how do we deliver the data to the state" and through a bunch of...

Model Designer Class June 25th 2024

Model Designer Class June 25th 2024

June 25th Location: Virtual Cost: $150 Time: 12pm to 4pm EST Link: The Model Designer Class makes a re-appearance after a tuneup. What is it? This 4 hour class will cover building Processing Models...

Conda and QGIS Part 2

Conda and QGIS Part 2

Coming back from Yellowstone has left me slightly adrift. I missed a meeting yesterday as I keep forgetting to add things to my calendar. So the last time I mentioned Conda was like 2018 and the whole point to the Article was "I can now have two versions of QGIS...