Maps & GIS

Geographic Information System (GIS)

GIS is a collection of computer hardware, software, and geographic data, for capturing, storing, updating, manipulating, analyzing, and displaying all forms of geographically referenced information. It is an essential technology used by multiple Gaston County departments for providing services to its citizens and employees. Visit our interactive GIS website to view, query, and print our GIS data. 

RAIDS (Gaston County Police Community Crime Maps)

Crime maps for the Gaston County Police Department are now available via the RAIDS Online website. This service is provided to the county and its citizens at no cost.

2020 Census Demographic Data Map Viewer

The 2020 Census Demographic Data Map Viewer is a web map application that includes state-, county-, and census tract-level data from the 2020 Census. Finalized 2020 census data is not expected to be released until Q1 of 2023.

Flood Risk Information System (FRIS)

The State of North Carolina provides this website as a public service to the citizens of North Carolina. The Flood Risk Information System (FRIS) contains digitally accessible flood hazard data, models, maps, risk assessments and reports that are database driven.

Custom Mapping and Analysis

Custom GIS  mapping, queries, and analysis are available in accordance with the Gaston County GIS Fee Schedule (PDF). Please contact us for more information.