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Many maps are available from the Massachusetts State Archives. The Family History Library has:
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''[[United States]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Massachusetts|Massachusetts ]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Massachusetts_Maps|Maps]]''
  
Atlases with Massachusetts maps for the years 1790, 1810, 1823, 1838, 1857, 1862, 1878, 1884, and 1917 (FHL film 002083.) These maps appear on many items on this film.
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Many maps are available from the Massachusetts State Archives. The Family History Library has:
  
Massachusetts, Harbor and Land Commission. ''Massachusetts Town Boundary Atlases, 1898–1916''. Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1974. (FHL film 954154-56.)
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Atlases with [[Massachusetts]] maps for the years 1790, 1810, 1823, 1838, 1857, 1862, 1878, 1884, and 1917 {{FHL|002083|film|disp=film 002083}}.) These maps appear on many items on this film.
  
United States, Geographical Survey. ''Topographic Maps of Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut. Washington, DC: United States Geological Survey, 1950, 1964–1965''. (FHL map 974 E7uss.) It has topographical survey maps showing home sites, roads, lakes and streams, churches, cemeteries, etc.
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Massachusetts, Harbor and Land Commission. ''Massachusetts Town Boundary Atlases, 1898–1916''. Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1974. {{FHL|385049|item|disp=FHL films 954154-56}}.  
  
''Ward Maps of the United States Cities''. Washington, DC: Library of Congress, [1975?]. (FHL fiche 6016577–6016590.) It has city ward maps for Boston for 1800–1896.
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United States, Geographical Survey. ''Topographic Maps of Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut. Washington, DC: United States Geological Survey, 1950, 1964–1965.'' {{FHL|79282|item|disp=FHL map 974 E7uss}}. It has topographical survey maps showing home sites, roads, lakes and streams, churches, cemeteries, etc.  
  
'''Online Resources'''
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''Ward Maps of the United States Cities''. Washington, DC: Library of Congress, [1975?]. {{FHL|373717|item|disp=FHL fiche 6016577–6016590.}} It has city ward maps for Boston for 1800–1896.
  
Early maps of towns, roads and counties  http://www.maphistory.info/imageus.html
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[http://ftp2.census.gov/geo/maps/general_ref/us_base/stco2003/stco2003.pdf United States Census Bureau State and County Map]. This map will allow you to zoom in on any state or county in the United States and read the names of all of the neighboring counties.  
  
Perry Castaneda Collection: http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/massachusetts.html
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The [http://maps.bpl.org/ Norman B Leventhal Map Center] at the Boston Public Library has 200,000 historic maps and 5,000 atlases documenting the evolution. The geographical focus of these maps, atlases, and globes is the World, Europe, and America, with particular attention to New England, Massachusetts, and Boston from the 15th century to the present day.<br>
  
Historic USGS maps of New England and NY [http://geography.about.com/gi/dynamic/offsite.htm?zi=1/XJ/Ya&sdn=geography&cdn=education&tm=246&gps=77_10_1020_573&f=00&tt=14&bt=0&bts=0&zu=http://docs.unh.edu/nhtopos/nhtopos.htm http://geography.about.com/gi/dynamic/offsite.htm?zi=1/XJ/Ya&amp;sdn=geography&amp;cdn=education&amp;tm=246&amp;gps=77_10_1020_573&amp;f=00&amp;tt=14&amp;bt=0&amp;bts=0&amp;zu=http%3A//docs.unh.edu/nhtopos/nhtopos.htm]
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== External Links  ==
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*[http://www.maphistory.info/imageus.html Early maps of towns, roads and counties]
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*[http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/massachusetts.html Perry Castaneda Collection]
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*[http://geography.about.com/gi/dynamic/offsite.htm?zi=1/XJ/Ya&sdn=geography&cdn=education&tm=246&gps=77_10_1020_573&f=00&tt=14&bt=0&bts=0&zu=http://docs.unh.edu/nhtopos/nhtopos.htm Historic USGS maps of New England and NY]
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*[http://nationalatlas.gov/printable.html Printable maps are also available from the National Atlas of the United States]
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[[Category:Massachusetts|Maps]]

Revision as of 18:42, 29 May 2012

United States  Gotoarrow.png  Massachusetts  Gotoarrow.png  Maps

Many maps are available from the Massachusetts State Archives. The Family History Library has:

Atlases with Massachusetts maps for the years 1790, 1810, 1823, 1838, 1857, 1862, 1878, 1884, and 1917 film 002083.) These maps appear on many items on this film.

Massachusetts, Harbor and Land Commission. Massachusetts Town Boundary Atlases, 1898–1916. Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1974. FHL films 954154-56.

United States, Geographical Survey. Topographic Maps of Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut. Washington, DC: United States Geological Survey, 1950, 1964–1965. FHL map 974 E7uss. It has topographical survey maps showing home sites, roads, lakes and streams, churches, cemeteries, etc.

Ward Maps of the United States Cities. Washington, DC: Library of Congress, [1975?]. FHL fiche 6016577–6016590. It has city ward maps for Boston for 1800–1896.

United States Census Bureau State and County Map. This map will allow you to zoom in on any state or county in the United States and read the names of all of the neighboring counties.

The Norman B Leventhal Map Center at the Boston Public Library has 200,000 historic maps and 5,000 atlases documenting the evolution. The geographical focus of these maps, atlases, and globes is the World, Europe, and America, with particular attention to New England, Massachusetts, and Boston from the 15th century to the present day.

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