Maps

The Planning Department creates many maps in its day-to-day operations and for specialty publications or events. On this page are the most frequently requested maps produced by our Department. Select the map name or file size option to open or download maps, which are in Adobe PDF format and viewable using Adobe Reader. Please note that file sizes may be very large and take a long time to download.

Interactive Maps

MapDescriptionPosted
Area Plan Status MapStatus of completion of Area Plans1/25/2019
Forsyth County Historic Resources MapNational Register Historic Districts, Locally Zoned Historic Districts, Local Historic Landmarks, and Local Historic Marker locations within Forsyth County1/25/2019
Winston-Salem Northern Beltway MapNorthern Beltway corridor around Winston-Salem9/27/2016


Historic Aerial Images - Posted April 12, 2017

These links will take you to interactive viewers where you can select historic images to view or download in PDF format. Please note that file sizes may be very large and take a long time to download.

YearScaleApproximate Area CoveredNumber of ImagesLink
19661 Inch = 200 FeetWinston-Salem1421966 Winston-Salem Area Map
19661 Inch = 400 FeetForsyth County except Winston-Salem921966 Forsyth County Map (Without Winston-Salem)
19681 Inch = 400 FeetForsyth County1321968 Forsyth County Map
19701 Inch = 200 FeetWinston-Salem1501970 Winston-Salem Map
19701 Inch = 400 FeetForsyth County1141970 Forsyth County Map


Legacy Maps

MapDescriptionDateMap Size (Inches)
Legacy 2030 Growth Management Plan (PDF)Growth Management Area designations reflect current or desired development patterns based on public infrastructure constraints11/28/201211x8.5
Legacy 2030 Existing Land Use (PDF)Consolidated land use from November 201111/1/201211x8.5
Legacy 2030 Proposed Land Use (PDF)The blueprint for future development in Forsyth County, based on Legacy 2030 policies and area plan recommendations11/28/201211x8.5


General Maps

MapDescriptionDateMap Size (Inches)
Comprehensive Greenway Plan Map (Large) (PDF) Shows Forsyth County Greenways as adopted in the Greenway Plan (PDF) and amended by subsequent Area Plans9/9/201036x32
Forsyth County Municipalities Map (Small) (PDF)Shows incorporated areas in Forsyth County11/27/201711x8.5
Forsyth County Municipalities Map (Large) (PDF)Shows incorporated areas in Forsyth County11/27/201736x28
Forsyth County Regulated Watersheds Map (Large) (PDF)Shows the regulated watersheds in Forsyth County2/23/201236x28
Greater Winston-Salem Neighborhoods Map (Large) (PDF)Shows the Neighborhoods in the more urban areas in Winston-Salem (predominately Growth Management Areas 1 and 2). This map is considered to be in draft form since it is constantly modified as more information becomes available.10/1/200736x36
Growth Management Plan Map (Small) (PDF)Shows the Growth Management Areas as defined by the Legacy 2030 Comprehensive Plan11/26/201211x8.5
View Corridors Map (PDF)Regulated roads where billboards are not allowed5/16201729x23
Winston-Salem City Limits Map (PDF)Winston-Salem city limits and streets with street names11/27201736x35


Adopted Area Plan Proposed Land Use Maps

Proposed Land Use Map (11- BY 17-INCH)PROPOSED LAND USE MAP (36- BY 42-INCH)
Adopted
East-Northeast Winston-Salem Map - 11 by 17 Inches (PDF)East-Northeast Winston-Salem Map - 36 by 42 Inches (PDF)
2015
North Central Winston-Salem Map - 11 by 17 Inches (PDF)
North Central Winston-Salem Map - 36 by 42 Inches (PDF)
2015
North Suburban Map - 11 by 17 Inches (PDF)
North Suburban Map - 36 by 42 Inches (PDF)
2014
Northeast Suburban Map - 11 by 17 Inches (PDF)
Northeast Suburban Map - 36 by 42 Inches (PDF)
2017
Northwest Winston-Salem Map - 11 by 17 Inches (PDF)
Northwest Winston-Salem Map - 36 by 42 Inches (PDF)
2017
Rural Hall Map - 11 by 17 Inches (PDF)Rural Hall Map - 36 by 42 Inches (PDF)
2016
South Central Map - 11 by 17 Inches (PDF)
South Central Map - 36 by 42 Inches (PDF)
2014
South Suburban Map - 11 by 17 Inches (PDF)
South Suburban Map - 36 by 42 Inches (PDF)2017
Southeast Forsyth County Map - 11 by 17 Inches (PDF)
Southeast Forsyth County Map - 36 by 42 Inches (PDF)
2013
Southeast Suburban Map - 11 by 17 Inches (PDF)
Southeast Suburban Map - 36 by 42 Inches (PDF)
2016
Southeast Winston-Salem Map - 11 by 17 Inches (PDF)
Southeast Winston-Salem Map - 36 by 42 Inches (PDF)2013
Southwest Suburban Map - 11 by 17 Inches (PDF)Southwest Suburban Map - 36 by 42 Inches (PDF)2015
Southwest Winston-Salem Map - 11 by 17 Inches (PDF)Southwest Winston-Salem Map - 36 by 42 Inches (PDF)2016
Tobaccoville Map - 11 by 17 Inches (PDF)
Tobaccoville Map - 36 by 42 Inches (PDF)
2013
Walkertown Map - 11 by 17 Inches (PDF)
Walkertown Map - 36 by 42 Inches (PDF)2014
West Suburban Map - 11 by 17 Inches (PDF)
West Suburban Map - 36 by 42 Inches (PDF)
2018

Forsyth County Area Plans

Visit the Area Plan page containing information on the status of completion of Area Plans in Forsyth County.

Winston-Salem Wards (Adopted / Effective November 21, 2011)

MapDescriptionDateMap Size (Inches)
Winston-Salem Ward Map (Large) (PDF)Defines the Winston-Salem Wards, adopted and effective November 21, 2011, including subsequent annexations11/27201736x36
Winston-Salem Ward Map (Small) (PDF)Defines the Winston-Salem Wards, adopted and effective November 21, 201111/21/201111x17
North Ward Map (PDF)North Ward boundary, adopted and effective November 21, 201111/21/2011
24x36
Northeast Ward Map (PDF)Northeast Ward boundary, adopted and effective November 21, 201111/21/2011
24 by 36
East Ward Map (PDF)East Ward boundary, adopted and effective November 21, 201111/21/2011
24x36
Southeast Ward Map (PDF)Southeast Ward boundary, adopted and effective November 21, 201111/21/2011
24x36
South Ward Map (PDF)South Ward boundary, adopted and effective November 21, 201111/21/2011
24x36
Southwest Ward Map (PDF)Southwest Ward boundary, adopted and effective November 21, 201111/21/2011
24x36
West Ward Map (PDF)West Ward boundary, adopted and effective November 21, 201111/21/2011
24x36
Northwest Ward Map (PDF)Northwest Ward boundary, adopted and effective November 21, 201111/21/2011
24x36