Maps of the South

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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, Univ of North Carolina]
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=== Alabama  ===
 
=== Alabama  ===
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*[http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/georgia.html Georgia Maps-Perry Castanada Library]  
 
*[http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/georgia.html Georgia Maps-Perry Castanada Library]  
 
*[http://www.yellowmaps.com/maps/georgia_state_map.htm Georgia Maps]
 
*[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 -  Univ.of Georgia]
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=== Kentucky  ===
 
=== Kentucky  ===
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*[http://www.uky.edu/KentuckyPlaceNames/ Kentucky Place Names, Univ 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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=== 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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=== North Carolina  ===
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=== South Carolina  ===
  
 
=== Tennessee ===
 
=== Tennessee ===

Revision as of 18:36, 17 March 2010

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


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.)


Georgia


Kentucky


Mississippi


North Carolina

South Carolina

Tennessee

Virginia









See also

United States Maps | Rural Records of the Southern United States