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Welcome to GoMaps (Henderson County's Online GIS / Mapping System)

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Frequently-Asked Questions About GoMaps

Make sure you have allowed pop-ups in your browser for the site. When you print a map from the 'Print' button at the top of the site, you may need to 'allow popups'. In some browsers, an 'information bar' comes up indicating that a pop-up has been blocked. In other browsers, a tiny icon in the right side of the address bar is what indicates that a pop-up has been blocked. Click on one of these prompts to allow pop-ups on the GoMaps site.

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How do I determine the number of bedrooms that a property is permitted for?

In many cases, you can determine how many bedrooms a piece of property is permitted for, using an address point and the links to the permitting system. Click here for detailed instructions.

Leading zero's have now been removed from REID's (Parcel Numbers). You'll need to remove them from your search. For example, instead of searching for 0123779, you would need to search for 123779. If this still doesn't work, the REID may have been retired, and you should try searching by owner name or street address instead.

How do I use the Pictometry tool to see oblique aerial imagery?

Click here for detailed instructions.

No. GoMaps will not work in Internet Explorer 9. You will need to switch to an up-to-date version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox, or (if possible) upgrade to Internet Explorer 10 or 11. The following browsers have been successfully tested with GoMaps 4: Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Firefox, Microsoft Internet Explorer 10 and 11, Opera, Vivaldi, and Safari. Make sure you have the most recent version of your browser.

What does GoMaps 4.0 offer that the old GoMaps didn't?

Here are a few of the new features in GoMaps 4.0:

  1. GoMaps now links directly to the Register of Deeds' deed and plat images
  2. Compatible with mobile devices
  3. GoMaps Basic and Advanced combined into one interface
  4. Geolocation
  5. Street View
  6. Choice of Basemaps
  7. Layers sorted into categories
  8. More aerial photos available (2001, 2007, 2010, and 2015)
  9. Additional annotation / markup tools
  10. New data available in parcel results:
    1. North Carolina House District
    2. North Carolina Senate District
    3. U.S. House District
  11. Additional print options


2015 Orthophoto Dates:

Starting on March 6th, 2015 and ending on April 1st, 2015.

2010 Orthophoto Dates:

March 19, 2010 | March 24, 2010 | March 30, 2010 | April 4, 2010 | April 6, 2010 | April 13, 2010

2007 Orthophoto Dates:

Starting on March 13th, 2007 and ending on April 6th, 2007.

2001 Orthophoto Dates:

Starting on February 1st, 2001 and ending on March 31st, 2001.


Ownership deeds are now available online for transactions occuring after 1979. You can also look up and research deeds at the Register of Deeds site. For more information please contact the Henderson County Register of Deeds at 828-697-4901.

Other questions about GoMaps?

Contact us.

How do I search by plat on the Register of Deeds site?

  1. Go to and 'Click here' to acknowledge the disclaimer.
  2. Click 'View Images' to search by a deed or plat number.
  3. Choose Book Type: 'Plat' and 'Images as PDF'.
  4. Under 'Book', enter the YEAR of the plat (This can be looked up here), and under 'Page', enter the slide number; then click 'Go'. See image below for an example.

Plat Lookup