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Guides to historical place names in Delaware include:

Heck, L. W. Delaware Place Names. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1966. (FHL book 975.1 E2h.)

U.S. Geological Survey. National Gazetteer of the United States: Delaware 1983. Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1984. (FHL book 975.1 E5n.) This book has names of places, a map of Delaware "hundreds" (these are county subdivisions similar to townships) and an alphabetical list of geographical sites, such as cemeteries and churches that are named on topographical survey maps.

Websites

http://www2.lib.udel.edu/subj/genealogy/resguide/maps.htm

http://www.degenweb.org/maps-gaz.htm

http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/delaware.html


 

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