Washington County Flood Maps (Rhode Island)

Assessors in Washington County, Rhode Island 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 Washington County flood maps show flood zones, flood damage, topography, and drainage patterns, which can impact property values. Washington County Assessors may make flood maps available on their websites.

New Shoreham Assessor New Shoreham RI 242 Ocean Avenue 02807 401-466-3217

Westerly Town Assessor Westerly RI 45 Broad Street 02891 401-348-2541


Building Departments in Washington County, Rhode Island ensure the construction of safe buildings by creating and enforcing building codes. As part of this process, Washington 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 Washington 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.

Charlestown Planning Department Charlestown RI 4540 South County Trail 02813 401-364-1225

Charlestown Zoning Charlestown RI 4540 South County Trail 02813 401-364-1215

Exeter Building Department Exeter RI 675 Ten Rod Road 02822 401-294-2177

Hopkinton Zoning Hopkinton RI 1 Townhouse Road 02833 401-377-7771

Narragansett Building Department Narragansett Pier RI 25 5th Avenue 02882 401-782-0609

Narragansett Zoning Narragansett Pier RI 25 5th Avenue 02882 401-782-0633

Richmond Planning Department Richmond RI 5 Richmond Townhouse Road 02898 401-539-8574

Westerly Zoning Westerly RI 45 Broad Street 02891 401-348-2549


Clerks in Washington County, Rhode Island 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 Washington 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 Washington County historical flood maps. These flood maps may be available through the Clerk's website.

Exeter Town Clerk Exeter RI 675 Ten Rod Road 02822 401-294-3891

Narragansett Town Clerk Narragansett Pier RI 25 5th Avenue 02882 401-782-0624

Richmond Town Clerk Richmond RI 5 Richmond Townhouse Road 02898 401-539-0230

Washington County Clerk South Kingstown RI 4800 Tower Hill Road 02879 401-782-4121

Archives in Washington County, Rhode Island collect and store documents and other records that have historic value. Most archives also contain local Washington County maps, including flood maps. These flood maps include Washington 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 Washington County flood plan improvements. Many archives are housed within libraries, and archives may provide online access to their flood map collections.

North Kingstown Vital Records Archive North Kingstown RI 80 Boston Neck Road 02852 401-268-1551


Emergency Services in Washington County, Rhode Island 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 Washington 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. Washington County flood maps may be available online through Emergency Services departments.

Rhode Island Emergency Services South Kingstown RI 565 Plains Road 02881 401-874-5255

South Kingstown Emergency Medical Services South Kingstown RI 1790 Kingstown Road 02879 401-788-9785

University Of Rhode Island Emergency Medical Services South Kingstown RI 6 Butterfield Road 02881 401-874-5261


Recorders of Deeds in Washington County, Rhode Island ensure the accuracy of property and land records by maintaining real estate ownership documents. In addition to property records, Recorders of Deeds also have detailed county and local maps that show property lines and building information, including flood maps. These flood maps show flood zones, topography, soil composition, and flood hazards, as well as other information related to Washington County floods. Washington County Recorders of Deeds may make flood maps available on their websites.

Washington County Recorder of Deeds Wakefield RI PO Box 31 02880 401-789-9331

Washington County Recorder of Deeds Hopkinton RI 1 Townhouse Road 02833 401-377-7777

Washington County Recorder of Deeds Narragansett Pier RI 25 5th Avenue 02882 401-782-0624

Washington County Recorder of Deeds Westerly RI 45 Broad Street 02891 401-348-2500

Washington County Recorder of Deeds Charlestown RI 4540 South County Trail 02813 401-364-1200

Washington County Recorder of Deeds Richmond RI 5 Richmond Townhouse Road 02898 401-539-9000

Washington County Recorder of Deeds Exeter RI 675 Ten Rod Road 02822 401-294-3891

Washington County Recorder of Deeds North Kingstown RI 80 Boston Neck Road 02852 401-268-1554