NC State Historic Preservation Office

What We Do

The North Carolina State Historic Preservation Office assists private citizens, private institutions, local governments, and agencies of state and federal government in the identification, evaluation, protection, and enhancement of properties significant in North Carolina history and archaeology. The agency carries out state and federal preservation programs and is a section within the Division of Historical Resources, Office of Archives and History, North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resources (NCDNCR). The office serves as the staff of the State Historic Preservation Officer, who is the NCDNCR Deputy Secretary for the Office of Archives and History, and as staff of the North Carolina Historical Commission in the review of state and federal development projects that might affect historic North Carolina properties.

Disaster Preparedness and Recovery

June 1st kicks off the Atlantic hurricane season.

Have you developed your disaster preparedness and recovery plan?
We would love to help!
Click on the link below to visit our disaster related information pages or contact your county's SHPO staff with questions.

Disaster Preparedness and Recovery in NC

NC SHPO Staff by County

NCHPO Contact Information

109 E. Jones Street, 2nd Floor
Mail Service Center 4617
Raleigh NC 27601

Phone: (919) 814-6570

Fax: (919) 814-6898

Fed Ex/UPS address: 109 E. Jones St., Raleigh NC 27601

Contact NCHPO Staff


Visit our gallery of GIS web mapping applications including HPOWEB, which shows the locations of over 120,000 historic resources across the State.