Effingham Residents Invited to Attend Flood Map Information Open House


There will be a Flood Map Information Open House for communities in Effingham County, Illinois, on March 9, 2023, from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. CT.

Date: March 9, 2023 - March 10, 2023

Time: 11:30 pm - 1:30 am



City Hall

Effingham City Council Chambers

201 East Jefferson Avenue

Effingham, IL 62401

Event Details

The open house will give residents a chance to review preliminary versions of the recently completed Flood Insurance Study (FIS) report and its accompanying preliminary Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs). Experts at the open house will help residents understand flood risk and flood insurance, floodplain development regulations and the mapping process. Residents can meet with experts one-on-one to view their own addresses on the new maps. They’ll learn about their specific risk and ways to help prevent flood loss.


Last updated February 22, 2023