State & County Maps of Montana

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

Our collection of Montana 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 Montana County Boundaries and County Seats
  • Save
State Map of Montana County Boundaries and County Seats
  • Montana Township maps, including maps showing the progress of the original government surveys
  • Montana Road, Highway and railroad maps
  • Montana Maps showing the state’s geological features
  • Montana timeline of county boundaries changes
  • Montana Military maps
  • Montana Maps of specific towns, counties and bodies of water
  • Colonial era maps of Montana
  • Bird’s eye views of Montana cities and towns

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

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

The U.S. Geological Survey topographical maps for Montana can be ordered through the USGS website or the Montana office at 3162 Bozeman Ave., Helena, MT 59601.

The libraries in the state designated by the U.S. Geological Survey as map depository libraries are the Montana Historical Society; Montana State University–Billings; Montana State University–Bozeman; Montana Tech at the University of Montana, Butte; Montana State University–Northern, Havre; Montana State Library, Helena; and the University of Montana, Missoula.

Old Historical Atlas Maps of Montana

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

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

1880 State Map of Montana Territory
  • Save

Mitchell’s 1880 State, County and Township Map of Montana Territory

  • Map Date: 1880 (Entered 1879)
  • Map Locations: Montana
  • Map Type: World Atlas
  • Map Cartographer: Samuel Augustus Mitchell Jr. (1827-1901)
1880 State and County Map of Oregon, Washington, Idaho, and part of Montana
  • Save

Mitchell’s 1880 State and County Map of Oregon, Washington, Idaho, and part of Montana

  • Map Date: 1880 (Entered 1879)
  • Map Locations: Montana, Oregon, Washington, Idaho
  • Map Type: World Atlas
  • Map Cartographer: Samuel Augustus Mitchell Jr. (1827-1901)

Map of Montana County Formations 1848-1950

This Interactive Map of Montana Counties show the historical boundaries, names, organization, and attachments of every county, extinct county and unsuccessful county proposal from the creation of the Montana territory in 1848 to 1950.

Montana County Maps of Road and Highway’s

The Montana D.O.T. Highway Department has prepared a series of 2017 county road maps. These 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 Montana maps are Free to downloade are in PDF format.

External Montana Map Resources

Scroll to Top
1 Share 996 views
Share via
Copy link