Charles Soil Conservation District

Charles SCD Farm: 4200 Gardiner Road,
 Waldorf, MD 20601
Phone: (301) 638-3028


Web Soil Survey

Soil Survey (1974)

Archival data hard copy available upon request.

Updated Soil Survey (April 2008)

Development by USDA -NRCS

Web Soil Survey

Please visit Web Soil Survey!

Official Charles County Soil Survey Update.

Hydric & Highly Erodible

USDA - NRCS has provided the new soil survey list of Hydric and Highly Erodible Soils as defined by Code of Maryland

Aerial Photographs and Maps Available for Viewing


Aerial Photographs:


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.


THE FOLLOWING ARE ONLY THE MAP KEYS. COPIES OF THE INDIVIDUAL IMAGES CAN ONLY BE OBTAINED BY VISITING THE 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


Maps:

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


Procedures and Fees


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.

Useful Links:


Maryland State Geographic Committee


USDA/NRCS - Understanding Soil Risks and Hazards


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