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I would like to create a grid of certain polygons on a map in order to designate survey areas. I have looked up some grid tutorials: however, they focus on creating a grid on top of the whole map, while I just want a grid only in the selected polygons.

Is there a way to only have a grid overlay an area defined by a polygon?

I am using ArcMap 10.3.1

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I would do this using these two tools:

  1. Select (Analysis) to select out the polygon(s) you want into a new feature class
  2. Create Fishnet to create your "grid" using the feature class above to set its extent.

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