Critical Facilities

NOAA Office for Coastal Management, U.S. Geological Survey


These coast-focused data sets show aggregated totals of law enforcement facilities, fire stations, medical facilities, and schools. These data are derived from the U.S. Geological Survey’s Structures Inventory Database (June 2015).

Study area footprints include

  • Coastal Shoreline Counties
  • Coastal Watershed Counties
  • Coastal States
  • Coastal Portions of States
  • Coastal Zone
  • FEMA Flood Zone (Counties)
  • 50 Miles from the Coast (States)
  • Hurricane Wind Zone Areas (States)

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