Essex County Flood Maps (Massachusetts)

Search for Essex County, MA flood maps. Flood maps include information on flood zones, flood hazards, flood insurance rates, FEMA flood plans, topography, soil composition, drainage patterns, and more.


Assessors in Essex County, Massachusetts are charged with determining the value of taxable property within a county or local area. These property value assessments are used to levy property taxes. In addition to tax assessment, assessors maintain detailed county and local maps that show parcel boundaries and buildings, including flood maps. These Essex County flood maps show flood zones, flood damage, topography, and drainage patterns, which can impact property values. Essex County Assessors may make flood maps available on their websites.

Amesbury Assessor Amesbury MA 62 Friend Street 01913 978-388-8102

Beverly Assessor Beverly MA 191 Cabot Street 01915 978-921-6004

Boxford Assessor Boxford MA 28 Middleton Road 01921 978-887-3674

Essex Town Assessor Essex MA 30 Martin Street 01929 978-768-7831

Georgetown Assessor Georgetown MA 1 Library Street 01833 978-352-5755

Groveland Assessor Groveland MA 183 Main Street 01834 978-372-8528

Hamilton Assessor Hamilton MA 577 Bay Road 01982 978-468-5574

Haverhill Assessor Haverhill MA 4 Summer Street 01830 978-374-2316

Lawrence Assessor Lawrence MA 200 Common Street 01840 978-620-3190

Lynnfield Assessor Lynnfield MA 55 Summer Street 01940 781-334-2231

Marblehead Town Assessor Marblehead MA 7 Widger Road 01945 781-631-0236

Methuen Assessor Methuen Town MA 41 Pleasant Street 01844 978-794-3219

Middleton Assessor Middleton MA 48 South Main Street 01949 978-774-2099

Nahant Assessor Nahant MA 334 Nahant Road 01908 781-581-0212

Newbury Assessors Newbury MA 25 High Road 01951 978-465-0211

Newburyport Assessor Newburyport MA 60 Pleasant Street 01950 978-465-4403

North Andover Assessor North Andover MA 120 Main Street 01845 978-688-9566

Salisbury Assessor Salisbury MA 5 Beach Road 01952 978-465-8242


Building Departments in Essex County, Massachusetts ensure the construction of safe buildings by creating and enforcing building codes. As part of this process, Essex County Building Departments use flood maps to establish standards for building construction and resistance to natural disasters. Many maintain and evaluate flood maps, which include information on Essex County flood zones, flood hazards, topography, soil composition, and flood drainage patterns. These maps may also include information on building codes and regulations related to flooding. These flood maps may be available online through the Building Department.

Andover Building Department Andover MA 91 Ridge Street 01810 978-623-8445

Boxford Building Department Boxford MA 200 Washington Street 01921 978-887-6000

Boxford Zoning Boxford MA 4 Middleton Road 01921 978-887-6802

Georgetown Building Department Georgetown MA 1 Library Street 01833 978-352-5736

Gloucester Planning Department Gloucester MA 22 Poplar Street 01930 978-281-9778

Groveland Building Department Groveland MA 23 School Street 01834 978-469-5003

Hamilton Planning Department Hamilton MA 577 Bay Road 01982 978-468-5570

Lawrence Planning Department Lawrence MA 147 Haverhill Street 01840 978-620-3500

Lynnfield Building Department Lynnfield MA 55 Summer Street 01940 781-334-3143

Lynnfield Zoning Lynnfield MA 55 Summer Street 01940 781-334-2032

Manchester Building Department Manchester-by-the-Sea MA 10 Central Street 01944 978-526-2000

Merrimac Town Planning Department Merrimac MA 2 School St 01860 978-346-8013

Methuen Zoning Methuen Town MA 41 Pleasant Street 01844 978-983-8633

Newburyport Planning Department Newburyport MA 70 Low Street 01950 978-465-4456

North Andover Zoning North Andover MA 1600 Osgood Street 01845 978-688-9541

Rockport Building Department Rockport MA 34 Broadway 01966 978-546-9218


Clerks in Essex County, Massachusetts keep public records for a county or local government, including a number of different types of documents. As part of their duties, Clerks maintain detailed maps, including Essex County flood maps. These maps contain flood zone information, flood hazards, topography, rivers, lakes, and other bodies of water, as well as other flood-related information. Clerks may also keep Essex County historical flood maps. These flood maps may be available through the Clerk's website.

Andover Town Clerk Andover MA 36 Bartlet Street 01810 978-623-8200

Beverly Clerk Beverly MA 191 Cabot Street 01915 978-921-6037

Essex County Clerk Salem MA 56 Federal Street 01970 978-744-5500

Georgetown Town Clerk Georgetown MA 1 Library Street 01833 978-352-5711

Gloucester Clerk Gloucester MA 9 Dale Avenue 01930 978-281-9722

Hamilton Town Clerk Hamilton MA 577 Bay Road 01982 978-468-5570

Haverhill City Clerk Haverhill MA 4 Summer Street 01830 978-374-2312

Methuen City Clerk Methuen Town MA 41 Pleasant Street 01844 978-983-8595

Middletown Clerk Middleton MA 48 South Main Street 01949 978-774-6927

Newbury Town Clerk Newbury MA 25 High Road 01951 978-462-2332

Peabody Clerk Peabody MA 6 Allens Lane 01960 978-538-6330


Emergency Services in Essex County, Massachusetts manage emergency preparations, responses, and recovery at different levels of government. They may handle natural disasters, severe weather incidents, and a number of other emergency situations. As part of their responsibility for preparedness, Emergency Services departments often maintain Essex County flood maps, including flood zones, flood insurance rates, FEMA flood information, and flood hazards. The maps also show water flow and drainage patterns, and may contain emergency flood response information. Essex County flood maps may be available online through Emergency Services departments.

Beverly Emergency Management Beverly MA 43 Airport Road 01915 978-922-5680

Danvers Emergency Service Danvers MA 120 Ash St 01923 978-774-2424


Archives in Essex County, Massachusetts collect and store documents and other records that have historic value. Most archives also contain local Essex County maps, including flood maps. These flood maps include Essex County flood zones, topography, and soil composition. They may also show drainage patterns and flood hazards. Archives may also have historical flood maps that show major floods from the past as well as Essex County flood plan improvements. Many archives are housed within libraries, and archives may provide online access to their flood map collections.

Gloucester Archive Gloucester MA 9 Dale Avenue 01930 978-282-3043

Haverhill City Archive Haverhill MA 4 Summer Street 01830 978-374-2392

Lawrence Immigrant Archive Lawrence MA 6 Essex Street 01840 978-686-9230