Archival data hard copy available upon request.
Development by USDA -NRCS
Please visit Web Soil Survey!
Official Charles County Soil Survey Update.
USDA - NRCS has provided the new soil survey list of Hydric and Highly Erodible Soils as defined by Code of Maryland
Aerial photos for some areas of the county may not be available. Please check the map keys provided below to see available aerials. *Please note: Map keys below are compressed images. As a result, the quality of the images may have been compromised and do not reflect the quality of aerial available in the District office.
Black and White: 1937: Map Key
1952: Map Key
1957: Map Key (West), Map Key (East-Half 1), Map Key (East-Half 2)
1964: Map Key
1971-72: Map Key
1979: Map Key (only Indian Head to Waldorf area available)
Color Infrared, 1981: Map Key
1988: Map Key
U.S. Geological Survey Topographical map of Charles County http://www.usgs.gov
Critical Area - Charles Co. Dept. of Planning and Growth Management
National Wetland Inventory - DNR - U.S. Fish and Wildlife
Flood Insurance Rate Map - Federal Emergency Management Agency
Geodetic Control Survey - Charles County Government
You must schedule an appointment and visit our office to view and obtain copies of aerial photos and maps. Imagery cannot be received digitally. Contact John Downs to schedule an appointment. There is a $1.00 charge per copy.
Maryland State Geographic Committee
USDA/NRCS - Understanding Soil Risks and Hazards