WELCOME TO the Western Foothills Regional GIS Portal

THIS MAP IS PREPARED FOR THE INVENTORY OF REAL PROPERTY FOUND WITHIN THIS JURISDICTION AND IS COMPILED FROM RECORDED DEEDS, PLATS, AND OTHER PUBLIC AND DATA. USERS OF THIS MAP ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED THAT THE AFOREMENTIONED PUBLIC PRIMARY INFORMATION SOURCES SHOULD BE CONSULTED FOR VERIFICATION OF THE INFORMATION CONTAINED ON THIS MAP. THE COUNTY AND THE MAPPING COMPANIES ASSUME NO LEGAL RESPONSIBILITIES FOR THE INFORMATION CONTAINED ON THIS MAP. GRID IS BASED ON THE NORTH CAROLINA STATE PLANE COORDINATE SYSTEM 1983 NORTH AMERICAN DATUM. US SURVEY FOOT CONVERSION.

 

Counties participating in the Western Foothills Regional GIS Portal include:
  • Alexander
  • Burke
  • Catawba
  • Caldwell
  • Iredell
  • Lincoln

Basic Map Viewer Functionality

Toolbar
Click on the Zoom In tool on the toolbar and then drag a rectangle of area where you want to zoom.
Clicking on the Zoom Out Button zooms the map out one zoom level.
Click on the Pan tool on the toolbar and then click on the map to move in the direction you want to go. You move the mouse in the opposite way from the direction that you want to go, so if you want to move the map east you click on the right part of the map and drag you mouse left, moving the map right.
Clicking on the Zoom Full Button zooms the map out extent of the county.
Clicking on the Clear Button, clears all the map graphics on the map and removes any search results that you may have had in the Report or Results window.
Clicking on the button next to the zoom control will collaspe the side panel giving more room to the map.
Identify Tool
Click on the Identify Tool on the toolbar and then click on the location on the map where you want to find GIS data. The Identify results appear on the left panel, in the Report window.
On this site you can only identify parcel information. The parcel information has been processed and the original fields from the individual counties have been normalized into a single GIS Layer with only a few key fields. You have links to the County's main GIS website if you want to see further details about the parcel. You can print a map by using the "Print Map Report" button or find the adjacent parcels by using the "Adjoining Parcels" button.
Keyboard and Mouse Controls
  • Drag to pan
  • SHIFT + Click to recenter
  • SHIFT + Drag to zoom in
  • SHIFT + CTRL + Drag to zoom out
  • Mouse Scroll Forward to zoom in
  • Mouse Scroll Backward to zoom out
  • Use Arrow keys to pan
  • SHIFT + Double Click to Center and Zoom in
  • Click to Identify Features
  • + key to zoom in a level
  • - key to zoom out a level

Search Parcel by Attributes

  • Name Search - Searches by the Owner1 and Owner2 fields
  • Parcel PIN Search - Searches by the PIN Field
  • Parcel ID Search - Searches by the TAX_ID field

As you type the web page will search the database and bring back a suggestion list in the drop down box below the textbox. The name of the county that contains the record will appear in Parentheses. You can click on the suggestion or just hit the search button. The query results appear in the "Results" Window. If only one record was found the details of the record will show in the "Report" window. If there are multiple results found then click on the row that you want to see the details of and the report will appear in the "Report" window. The report window is the same as when you click on the identify tool.

Type in the address in the textbox. A suggestion list will appear in the drop down with valid addresses. Select the address you want and the map will zoom to the location and identify the underlying parcel. The selected parcel reflects the parcel information of the underlying parcel and may not have the same property address as the address that is being search.

About Map Viewer

This site is written using ESRI's Javascript API for ArcGIS Server.

The site was designed by:

Highland Mapping Inc.
Banner Elk, NC 28604
828-898-7720
www.highlandmapping.com