After looking at the maps, make sure to contact an insurance agent for insurance of your specific risk. If you appreciate an answer, please give thumbs up. For the most helpful answer, please say thanks with a best answer click.
It is wise to discuss insurance costs with your agent since they will be an important part of your monthly budget. Again, check the sites mentioned in the previous answers for more information and definitions. Good Luck
I usually go to http://maps.co.mecklenburg.nc.us/geoportal/. this site allows you to put int he street address and click down on the side bar for flood plain and it will tell you whether you are in a flood plain or not.
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