Historical map of usa. Fix location of a map. In 2009 usgs began the release of a new generation of topographic maps in electronic form and in 2011 complemented them with the release of high resolution scans of more than 178000 historical topographic maps of the united states. Images of early maps on the web links arranged by world region. The following pages are still under construction.
State selection map note. Best viewed with 800 x 600 or greater screen resolution. After many of years of service the university of virginia librarys historical census browser site is permanently closed. Create a custom map or order usgs quads and gmuhunting maps.
Map comparison as a genealogy source. Great northern railway historical society. It allows you to overlay historic maps on modern maps or other historic maps. Georeferencer v4 is an improved and updated version of our prior georeferencer v3.
The pcl map collection includes more than 250000 maps yet less than 30 of the collection is currently online. The gnrhs is dedicated to the preservation study and history of one of americas greatest railroads the great northern railway. Shop our collection of official flags from our history. A 5 15 or 25 contribution will help us fund the cost of acquiring and digitizing more maps for free online access.
Comparing older maps to newer maps of the same area can often yield information about changes in names of different towns and places over time. Custom topo and satellite maps usgs quads and land ownership maps. Our librarians recommend that you use social explorer a site that has current and correct data along with additional data and that allows mapping of search results. Waterproof and laminated maps shipped to your door.