Thursday, February 15, 2024

New Caldwell County Digital Flood Maps Available for Review

Caldwell County will host a Public Open House on Monday, March 11th, 2024, from 4:00 pm – 6:00 p.m., at the Caldwell County Administrative Offices City-County Chambers located at 905 West Avenue NW Lenoir, NC 28645.
Caldwell County
Feb 15, 2024

Comunicado de Prensa en español

On Monday, March 11th residents and business leaders in Unincorporated Caldwell County, Town of Calah’s Mountain, Village of Cedar Rock, Town of Gamewell, Town of Granite Falls, Town of Hudson, and the City of Lenoir will be able to review and discuss the latest updates to their flood hazard and flood risk data. This public open house meeting will provide an opportunity for residents and other stakeholders to see the results of the revised studies and new flood hazard areas, ask questions about the revised studies and the National Flood Insurance Program, and understand the requirements for submitting appeals or comments to the revised studies.  County and municipal employees will be on hand to help residents locate their properties from the flood hazard data and determine their level of flood risk.  Representatives from the North Carolina Floodplain Mapping Program will be available to answer questions about the hazard data update process, flood insurance coverage and floodplain management.  

Residents also can access the flood hazard data online at

NOTE TO EDITORS: For more information on the public meeting, contact: Milton Carpenter, NCFMP Outreach Planner, 919-825-2302 or Shelley Stevens, MUP, AICP Caldwell County Planning Director, at 828-426-8354