1970 Soil Survey in Wake County now available as pdf’s
The current soil surveys are available on the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) website but the current NRCS survey’s cannot be used to determine stream riparian buffers in the Neuse River Watershed. There are two maps used to make an initial determination prior to requesting a field determination for riparian buffers. The USGS blue line streams and the streams as depicted in the Wake County Soil Survey from 1970. The 1970 soil survey files are located on the Wakegov.com website. Click here to access a digital copy of the 1970 Wake County Soil Survey Manuscript. In the manuscript you will then click on the blue hyperlink “Index to map sheets” to access the individual map sheets.