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=== Southern Region  ===
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*[http://www.davidrumsey.com David Rumsey Historical Map Collection]
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*[http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/gmdhtml/gmdhome.html Library of Congress Map Collection]
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*[http://www.library.yale.edu/MapColl/online.html Yale Univ Map Collection]
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*[http://chartmaker.ncd.noaa.gov/csdl/MAP-COLL.htm NOAA Office of Coast Surveys]
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*[http://http://docsouth.unc.edu/ Documenting the American South, University of North Carolina]
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'''See also: '''[[United States Maps]]
  
 
=== Alabama  ===
 
=== Alabama  ===
  
 
*[http://alabamamaps.ua.edu/index.html Alabama Maps]  
 
*[http://alabamamaps.ua.edu/index.html Alabama Maps]  
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*[http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/alabama.html Alabama Maps-Perry Castaneda Libary]
 
*[http://archives.alabama.gov/REFERENC/firemap.gif Alabama Burned Counties]  
 
*[http://archives.alabama.gov/REFERENC/firemap.gif Alabama Burned Counties]  
*H.C. Hudgins &amp; Co., ''Railroad and County Map of Alabama'', (Atlanta: H. C.Hudgins, [19--].)
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*H.C. Hudgins &amp; Co., ''Railroad and County Map of Alabama'', (Atlanta: H. C.Hudgins, [19--].)  
 
*Sara Elizabeth Mason, ''A List of the Nineteenth Century Maps of the State of Alabama'', (Birmingham Public Library, 1973.)  
 
*Sara Elizabeth Mason, ''A List of the Nineteenth Century Maps of the State of Alabama'', (Birmingham Public Library, 1973.)  
 
*W. Craig Remington and Thomas Kallsen, ed., ''Historical Atlas of Alabama'', (Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama, 1997.)  
 
*W. Craig Remington and Thomas Kallsen, ed., ''Historical Atlas of Alabama'', (Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama, 1997.)  
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=== Arkansas  ===
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*[http://www.mapsofworld.com/usa/states/arkansas/arkansas-county-map.html Arkansas County Maps]
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*[http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/arkansas.html?p=print Arkansas Maps-Perry Castanada&nbsp;Library]
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*[http://usgwarchives.net/maps/arkansas/ Arkansas State Archives-Maps]
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*''The Roads of Arkansas'', (Fredericksburg, Texas:&nbsp;Shearer, 1990.)&nbsp;
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*Russell P. Baker, ''Arkansas Township Atlas, 1819-1930,'' (Little Rock, Arkansas: Arkansas Genealogical Society, 2006.)
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*Richard M. Smith, ''The Atlas of Arkansas'', (Fayetteville, Arkansas: University of Arkansas Press, 1989.)
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=== Florida  ===
  
 
=== Georgia  ===
 
=== Georgia  ===
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*[http://www.sos.ga.gov/archives/what_do_we_have/ Georgia Department of Archives and History]  
 
*[http://www.sos.ga.gov/archives/what_do_we_have/ Georgia Department of Archives and History]  
 
*[http://www.mapsofworld.com/usa/states/georgia/georgia-railway-map.html Georgia Railway Map]  
 
*[http://www.mapsofworld.com/usa/states/georgia/georgia-railway-map.html Georgia Railway Map]  
*[http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/georgia.html Georgia Maps-Perry Castanada Library]
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*[http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/georgia.html Georgia Maps-Perry Castanada Library]  
*[http://www.mapsofworld.com/usa/states/georgia/georgia-railway-map.html Georgia Maps]
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*[http://www.yellowmaps.com/maps/georgia_state_map.htm Georgia Maps]
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*[http://www.libs.uga.edu/darchive/hargrett/maps/maps.html Hargrett Collection - University of Georgia]
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=== Kentucky  ===
 
=== Kentucky  ===
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*[http://www.uky.edu/KentuckyPlaceNames/ Kentucky Place Names, University of Kentucky]
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*[http://kdl.kyvl.org/ Kentuckiana Digital Library]
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*[http://www.filsonhistorical.org Filson Historical Society]
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*[http://catalog.kyhistory.org/ Kentucky Historical Society Catalog]
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=== Louisiana  ===
  
 
=== Mississippi  ===
 
=== Mississippi  ===
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*[http://www.olemiss.edu/ University of Mississippi-maps from 1900]
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*[http://www.mdah.state.ms.us/ Mississippi Department of Archives]
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=== Missouri  ===
  
 
=== North Carolina  ===
 
=== North Carolina  ===
  
=== Tennessee ===
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*[http://www.lib.unc.edu/dc/ncmaps/ North Carolina Maps, University of North Carolina]
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*[http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/north_carolina.html North Carolina Maps-Perry Castanada Library]
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*[http://www.archives.ncdcr.gov/maps.htm North Carolina State Archives-Maps]
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*[http://www.northcarolinacountymaps.com/ North Carolina Counties]
  
=== Virginia ===
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=== South Carolina  ===
  
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=== Texas  ===
  
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=== Virginia  ===
  
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=== West Virginia  ===
  
 
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== See also  ==
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[[United States Maps]] | [[Rural Records of the Southern United States]]
  
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Revision as of 06:30, 30 January 2013

Maps are essential when doing genealogical research. Maps can help determine:

  • Jurisdictions and boundaries
  • Geographical and physical features
  • Relationships between towns and counties

Use many sources to locate a map closest to the time period your ancestor lived in a certain location.


Here are some references and web sites to assist you in locating maps.


Contents

Southern Region

See also: United States Maps

Alabama

  • Alabama Maps
  • Alabama Maps-Perry Castaneda Libary
  • Alabama Burned Counties
  • H.C. Hudgins & Co., Railroad and County Map of Alabama, (Atlanta: H. C.Hudgins, [19--].)
  • Sara Elizabeth Mason, A List of the Nineteenth Century Maps of the State of Alabama, (Birmingham Public Library, 1973.)
  • W. Craig Remington and Thomas Kallsen, ed., Historical Atlas of Alabama, (Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama, 1997.)
  • Peggy Tuck Sinko, comp., Alabama: Atlas of Historical County Boundaries, (New York City: Charles Scribner's Sons., 1996.)


Arkansas

Florida

Georgia


Kentucky


Louisiana

Mississippi

Missouri

North Carolina

South Carolina

Tennessee

Texas

Virginia

West Virginia








See also

United States Maps | Rural Records of the Southern United States