Flood Map Service Center: Find Flood Zone Locations

Services by Flood Map Service Center

Flood Map Service Center (FMSC) is an official online service that provides information about flood prone areas in USA. The service is aimed to provide details regarding flood risks, preparation, area identification and etc. The Flood map service center works in co-ordination with National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) and help citizens to get information regarding the flood risks. The main services of the Flood map service center include the following:

  • Flood Maps: The service center provides map locations about the flood prone areas to identify the location. The maps are provided according to area address and other factors. Flood maps are provided to help citizens to identify areas having highest risk of flooding.
  • National Flood Hazard Layer: This program is meant to provide geospatial database for current flood hazards. The data is provided to help insurance agencies to understand level of flood risk and type of flooding.
  • Change Your Flood Zone Designation: The flood map center offers map amendment or revision request to change the address of flood prone area. The change of address makes a property owner eligible for not paying the property tax.
  • Risk Mapping: The Flood service center works in association with federal, state, tribal and local partners across to Risk Mapping, Assessment and Planning to reduce effects of flooding.
  • Flood Insurance: The service center recommends areas eligible for flood insurance. The insurance program is aimed to reduce the socio-economic impact of floods.
  • Guidance and Reports: The standards and guidance provides flood risk analysis and mapping activities. The reports help administration in Floodplain management.

How to Find Flood Zone Locations?

Users can use the Flood map service to find high risk flood area. The maps provide information about flood hazard and risk data. In order to find the Flood zone locations follow the below mentioned steps.

  1. Visit "www.msc.fema.gov" to access the food maps
  2. Enter address, a place, or longitude/latitude coordinates in the search box
  3. The search results will show areas with high risk of flooding
  4. The flood service center provide various maps showing different types of flood areas.

How to Contact Flood Map Service Center

Customer Service Number: You can connect with the map service center for flood updates and disaster management services at 1-800-621-3362 .
TTY/TDD Support: For impaired person, a dedicated special team is available at 1-800-462-7585 between 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. ET.
Flood Mapping: questions and queries about flood mapping services, can be answered at 877-336-2627

List of Regional Locations of Flood Map Service Center

Contact for Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island & Vermont
Helpline Number: 877-336-2734
Email: fema-r1-info@fema.dhs.gov
News Desk: 617-956-7547
FEMA Integration Team (FIT); Tribal Liaison: 202.709.0782
map to flood center office Connecticut

For New Jersey, New York, Puerto Rico & Virgin Islands
General Contact: FEMA-R2-ExternalAffairs@fema.dhs.gov
Hurricane Maria News Desk: 866-366-8807
News Desk: 347-416-3792
Map to Office

Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, District of Columbia & West Virginia
General Contact: 215-931-5500
Exercise Officer: 202-329-
7573

Delaware flood office

Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina & Tennessee
General Helpline: 770-220-5200
Exercise Officer: 202-802-2688
Find map directions for Alabama & Florida

Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio & Wisconsin
Customer Service: 312-408-5500
Congressional/Intergovernmental: 312-408-4427
Exercise Officer: 312-408-4448
Illinois Map Location

Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma & Texas
Service Number: 940-898-5399
News Desk: 940-898-5454