Community Resources

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  • High Point Planning and Development Department 
    • Street Map (PDF) (shows location of schools, hospitals, community facilities, parks, greenways)
    • Council Ward Map (PDF) (shows boundaries of City Council wards after redistricting done every 10 years)
  • High Point Information and Technology Department - GIS Division
  • High Point Economic Development Corporation
  • High Point Parks and Recreation Department
  • High Point Public Services Department
  • High Point Fire Department
  • High Point Police Department
  • Guilford County Schools/Private Schools
  • Area Colleges and Universities
  • N.C. Public Schools
High Point Planning & Development Department
The High Point Planning & Development Department can provide information about:
  • Community Facilities
  • Greenways
  • Hospitals and Health Care
  • Parks and Recreation
  • Schools
  • Voting Districts
The Planning and Development Department annually produces a street map (PDF) showing the locations of schools, hospitals, community facilities, parks, and greenways (PDF). It also produces a Council ward map (PDF) after redistricting is done every 10 years, which is updated after every election.

High Point Information & Technology Services Department
The High Point Information & Technology Services Department can provide information about:
  • Community Facilities
  • Electric Network
  • Greenways
  • Parks and Recreation
  • Public Safety Jurisdictions
  • Schools
  • Survey Monuments
  • Voting Districts
  • Water/Sewer/Solid Waste Facilities
  • Zip Codes
The GIS Division can provide the following GIS layers related to community resources, most of which are also available on the Point, the City’s interactive web application:
  • Community Facilities - including schools and public safety facilities
  • Electric Network (available to City staff on the Point under "Secure Services")
  • Greenways
  • Parks and Recreation - one GIS layer has type, size and website; the other lists facilities at each (i.e. courts, fields, etc.)
  • Public Safety Jurisdictions - Fire Districts, Inspections Fire Districts, and Police Beats
  • School Districts (GIS layer only)
  • Survey Monuments (GIS layer only)
  • Voting Districts (GIS layer only, includes polling locations)
  • Water/Sewer/Solid Waste Facilities (available to City staff on the Point under "Secure Services")
  • Zip Codes
High Point Economic Development Corporation
The High Point Economic Development Corp. can provide information about:
  • Hospitals and Health Care
High Point’s EDC annually obtains the count of active health care professionals, and number of general hospital and nursing facility beds for the 4 counties in which High Point is located from the UNC Sheps Center for Health Services Research.

High Point Parks & Recreation Department
The High Point Parks and Recreation Department can provide information about:
  • Greenway
  • Parks and Recreation
The Parks and Recreation Department can provide information about the City’s:
Information about the various types of athletics programs offered is also available on their website.

High Point Public Services Department
The High Point Public Services Department can provide information about:
  • Safety Equipment
  • Water/Sewer/Solid Waste Facilities
The Public Services Department can provide information on existing and planned water and sewer utilities and solid waste facilities. It also approves new fire hydrants and has information on the most recent hydrants added to the system.

High Point Fire Department
The High Point Fire Department can provide information about:
  • Community Facilities
  • Public Safety Incidents
  • Public Safety Jurisdictions
  • Safety Equipment
  • Safety Personnel
The Fire Department can provide information about the number of existing and planned fire stations, the number of fire engines and other equipment, the number of fire fighters, and the number of emergency calls for fire and medical assistance. They can also provide information about emergency management and disaster preparedness.

High Point Police Department
The High Point Police Department can provide information about:
  • Community Facilities
  • Crime Rates
  • Public Safety Incidents
  • Public Safety Jurisdictions
  • Safety Equipment
  • Safety Personnel
The Police Department can provide information about existing and planned police facilities, the number of police cruisers and other equipment, and the number of emergency calls to police. They also maintain a database of reported incidents on the Police to Citizen (P2C) website and can illustrate crime rates for the entire city or by areas defined by the department.

Guilford County Schools/Private Schools
  • School Enrollment
  • Schools
There are several public and private elementary and secondary schools and charter schools in High Point that can provide information about their enrollment and facilities. All public schools within High Point are located within the Guilford County School District.

Colleges & Universities
Colleges and Universities can provide information about:
  • School Enrollment
  • Schools
There are 5 colleges and universities in High Point that can provide information about their enrollment and facilities:
North Carolina Public Schools
North Carolina Public Schools can provide information about:
  • School Enrollment
  • Schools
N.C. Public Schools can provide data and statistics on the elementary and secondary schools in the state, including the number of schools, student enrollment, personnel, expenditures, student performance, and buses (PDF).