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Protect your property from flood damage


Marion County is fortunate to be approximately 110 feet above sea level, making large-scale flooding unlikely. Flash flooding, however, is a real concern for much of the county. Many parts of Marion are in low-lying regions or near bodies of water. In these regions, even a series of severe thunderstorms could send water to your front door.

Online Resources

Please visit the below websites to obtain more information on flood insurance, flood mitigation and other flood-related topics. Please check the Marion County Library and the FEMA website for available resources on flood damage prevention for your home and other FEMA publications.

- Marion County Sheriff’s Office - Division of Emergency Management
- National Flood Insurance Program
- Florida Division of Emergency Management - Financial assistance and other related programs

For Hurricane Irma information call 352-369-7500.