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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:
- 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
Bowen’s 1748 Map of Georgia Colony
Carey’s 1795 State Map of Georgia from the latest Authorities
Arrowsmith’s 1804 State Map of Georgia
Carey’s 1814 State Map of Georgia
Carey’s 1822 Geographical, Historical and Statistical State Map of Georgia
Carey’s 1823 State Map of Georgia
Finley’s 1827 State Map of Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina
Grigg’s 1830 State Map of Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Florida
Tanner’s 1836 State Map of Georgia
Morse’s 1845 Map of Georgia
Colton’s 1856 State Map of Georgia
Mitchell’s 1880 State and County Map of Georgia and Alabama with Cities of Savannah and Atlanta (the capitol of Georgia)
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.
External Georgia Map Resources
- Old Historical Maps of Georgia (alabamamaps.ua.edu)
- Georgia Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers (ancestry.com)
- U.S., Indexed County Land Ownership Maps, 1860-1918 (ancestry.com)
- Library of Congress Georgia Map Collections (loc.gov)
- Old Maps of Georgia (old-maps.com)
- Georgia Antique Maps and Historical Atlases (historicmapworks.com)
- Historical Georgia State Maps (mapsofthepast.com)
- Antique Maps of Georgia (raremaps.com)
- Georgia Map Books (amazon.com)