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Henderson County GIS Data Download Page (FTP)

This page is for the download of GIS and CAD data for use in a GIS or CAD program such as ArcGIS Desktop or Autocad.

To download GIS data (shapefiles and DXF) for use with ArcGIS, AutoCAD, QGIS, or other compatible software, use the link below. Metadata is also available from the link below.

ALL USERS click here to download shapefiles / CAD files.

NOTICE: Due to software problems outside Henderson County’s control or ability to correct, certain data, including but not limited to historical ownership data and/or data relating to properties that have been split into more than one parcel or combined from several parcels into one parcel since January 1, 2017 shown on Go Maps, GIS, and/or Public Web Access systems that depicts property tax information system is, or may be, inaccurate. Henderson County, and its software vendors, are working to correct the problems leading to these inaccuracies.

This data is in North Carolina State Plane Coordinate System, NAD 83, feet.

Shapefiles are a standard format for Esri software products and require ArcGIS, QGIS, GRASS, or other GIS software to view.

DXF is an interchange format that can be used in Autocad and other CAD-type engineering software.

Additional Resources for GIS Data

NCOneMap and their GeoSpatial Portal are excellent resources for North Carolina GIS data and information, including dozens of freely downloadable GIS layers.

Statewide orthophotos can be acquired through NCOneMap's Geospatial Portal.

USGS topo quad maps are available at the USGS Store or at USGS's Historical Topographic Map Collection.

Soils data can be acquired at USDA's GeoSpatial Data Gateway.

Additional GIS data is available at NCDOT's website.

GIS Data Streaming

You can also add Henderson County's "live" data directly from our GIS servers into your ArcMap (or other GIS software). Click here for instructions and details.