State & County Maps of Georgia

Maps of Georgia are a great resource to help learn about a place at a particular point in time. Old Georgia maps are effective sources of geographical information and useful for historical, genealogical and territorial research.

Our collection of Georgia maps includes many different historic and modern types of maps. The maps date from the 00th century to the present and include:

State Map of Georgia with the counties and the county seats
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State Map of Georgia with the counties and the county seats
  • Georgia Township maps, including maps showing the progress of the original government surveys
  • Georgia Road, Highway and railroad maps
  • Georgia Maps showing the state’s geological features
  • Georgia Nautical charts
  • Georgia timeline of county boundaries changes
  • Georgia Military maps
  • Georgia Maps of specific towns, counties, islands, harbors, and bodies of water
  • Colonial era maps of Georgia
  • Bird’s eye views of Georgia cities and towns

Historical Maps of Georgia are a great resource to help learn about a place at a particular point in time. Georgia Maps are vital historical evidence but must be interpreted cautiously and carefully.

Georgia Maps can be very useful in conducting research, especially in light of the now extinct communities. Also, because old Georgia maps were usually commissioned by the county seat, they often display information about the county, including town names.

Georgia Map Collections

The Georgia Archives is also home to a large collection of detailed county and state maps. The collection contains over 30,000 maps. The Map Room at the Georgia Department of Transportation offers modern city and county maps.

Georgia maps showing militia districts and land lottery information can be purchased from the Georgia Archives.

Old Historical Atlas Maps of Georgia

This Historical Georgia Map Collection are from original copies. Most historical maps of Georgia were published in atlases and spans over 000 years of growth for the state.

Some Georgia maps years have cities, railroads, P.O. locations, township outlines, and other features useful to the Georgia researcher.

1732 Map of Southeastern North America First appearance of Georgia

  • Map Date: 1732
  • Map Locations: Georgia
  • Map Publication: 1732 Some Account of the Designs of the Trustees for Establishing the Colony of Georgia in America
  • Map Type: Pamphlet
  • Map Cartographer:
1748 State Map of Georgia
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Bowen’s 1748 Map of Georgia Colony

  • Map Date: 1748
  • Map Locations: Georgia
  • Map Publication: Navigantium atque Itinerantium Bibliotheca
  • Map Type: World Atlas
  • Map Cartographer:Emanuel Bowen (1694 – 1767)

Carey’s 1795 State Map of Georgia from the latest Authorities

  • Map Date: 1795
  • Map Locations: Georgia
  • Map Publication: Carey’s American Atlas: Containing Twenty Maps And One Chart
  • Map Type: National Atlas
  • Map Cartographer: Mathew Carey (1760– 1839)

Arrowsmith’s 1804 State Map of Georgia

  • Map Date: 1804
  • Map Locations: Georgia
  • Map Publication: A new and elegant general atlas, comprising all the new discoveries, to the present time.
  • Map Cartographer: Aaron Arrowsmith (1750-1823) and Samuel Lewis (1754-1822)

Carey’s 1814 State Map of Georgia

  • Map Date: 1814
  • Map Locations: Georgia
  • Map Publication: Carey’s General Atlas, Improved And Enlarged; Being A Collection Of Maps Of The World And Quarters, Their Principal Empires, Kingdoms, &c
  • Map Type: World Atlas
  • Map Cartographer: Henry Charles Carey and Isaac Lea

Carey’s 1822 Geographical, Historical and Statistical State Map of Georgia

  • Map Date: 1822
  • Map Locations: Georgia
  • Map Publication: A Complete Historical, Chronological, And Geographical American Atlas, Being A Guide To The History Of North And South America, And The West Indies … To The Year 1822.
  • Map Type: National Atlas
  • Map Cartographer: Henry Charles Carey & Isaac Lea

Carey’s 1823 State Map of Georgia

  • Map Date: 1823
  • Map Locations: Georgia
  • Map Publication: A General Atlas Containing Distinct Maps Of all the Known Countries in the World, Constructed from the Latest Authority.
  • Map Type: National Atlas
  • Map Cartographer: Fielding Lucas Jr.

Finley’s 1827 State Map of Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina

  • Map Date: 1827
  • Map Locations: Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina
  • Map Publication: A New General Atlas, Comprising a Complete Set of Maps, representing the Grand Divisions of the Globe, Together with the several Empires, Kingdoms and States in the World; Compiled from the Best Authorities, and corrected by the Most Recent Discoveries, Philadelphia, 1827.
  • Map Type: National Atlas
  • Map Cartographer: Anthony Finley (1784 – 1836)

Grigg’s 1830 State Map of Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Florida

  • Map Date: 1830
  • Map Locations: North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia and Florida
  • Map Publication: Grigg’s American school atlas, exhibiting the different grand divisions of the globe, together with a set of maps particularly adapted to illustrate the geography of North and South America, according to the political divisions of the present time
  • Map Type: National Atlas
  • Map Cartographer: John Grigg (1792-1864)

Tanner’s 1836 State Map of Georgia

  • Map Date: 1836 (Entered 1833)
  • Map Locations: Georgia
  • Map Publication: A New Universal Atlas Containing Maps of the various Empires, Kingdoms, States and Republics Of The World.
  • Map Type: World Atlas
  • Map Cartographer: Henry Schenck Tanner (1786–1858)

Morse’s 1845 Map of Georgia

  • Map Date: 1842 (Entered 1842)
  • Map Locations: Georgia
  • Map Publication: Morse’s North American atlas. Containing the following beautifully colored maps
  • Map Type: National Atlas
  • Map Cartographer: Sidney Edwards Morse (1794-1871 ) and Samuel Breese (1802-1873)

Colton’s 1856 State Map of Georgia

  • Map Date: 1856 (Entered 1855)
  • Map Locations: Georgia
  • Map Publication: Colton’s Atlas Of The World, Illustrating Physical And Political Geography.
  • Map Type: World Atlas
  • Map Cartographer: Joseph Hutchins Colton (1800-1893)

Mitchell’s 1880 State and County Map of Georgia and Alabama with Cities of Savannah and Atlanta (the capitol of Georgia)

  • Map Date: 1880 (Entered 1879)
  • Map Locations: Alabama, Georgia and Cities of Savannah and Atlanta
  • Map Publication: Mitchell’s New General Atlas
  • Map Type: World Atlas
  • Map Cartographer: Samuel Augustus Mitchell Jr. (1827-1901)

Map of Georgia County Formations 1758-1932

This Interactive Map of Georgia Counties show the historical boundaries, names, organization, and attachments of every county, extinct county and unsuccessful county proposal from the creation of the Georgia territory in 1758 to 1932.

Georgia County Maps of Road and Highway’s

The Georgia D.O.T. Highway Department has prepared a series of 2016 county road maps free online. These Georgia road maps contain more detailed information about man-made features than the geological survey maps.

In addition to roads and boundaries, these maps include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries. These Georgia maps are Free to downloade are in PDF format.

External Georgia Map Resources

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