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|Statehood: Dec 7, 1787|
|Borders: DE, New York and PA|
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Maps of New Jersey are a great resource to help learn about a place at a particular point in time. Old New Jersey maps are effective sources of geographical information and useful for historical, genealogical and territorial research.
Our collection of New Jersey maps includes many different historic and modern types of maps. The maps date from the 17th century to the present and include:
- New Jersey Township maps, including maps showing the progress of the original government surveys
- New Jersey Road, Highway and railroad maps
- New Jersey Maps showing the state’s geological features
- New Jersey Nautical charts
- New Jersey timeline of county boundaries changes
- New Jersey Military maps
- New Jersey Maps of specific towns, counties, islands, harbors, and bodies of water
- Colonial era maps of New Jersey
- Bird’s eye views of New Jersey cities and towns
Historical Maps of New Jersey are a great resource to help learn about a place at a particular point in time. New Jersey Maps are vital historical evidence but must be interpreted cautiously and carefully.
New Jersey Maps can be very useful in conducting research, especially in light of the now extinct communities. Also, because old New Jersey maps were usually commissioned by the county seat, they often display information about the county, including town names.
The New Jersey Department of Transportation provides detailed county maps. These maps contain more detailed information about roads and boundaries, rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.
Old Historical Atlas Maps of New Jersey
This Historical New Jersey Map Collection are from original copies. Most historical maps of New Jersey were published in atlases and spans over 350 years of growth for the state.
Some New Jersey maps years have cities, railroads, P.O. locations, township outlines, and other features useful to the New Jersey researcher.
Jeffery’s 1776 Map of the Provinces of New York and New Jersey with part of Pennsylvania
Carey’s 1795 State Map of New Jersey Compiled from the most Authentic Information
Arrowsmith’s 1804 State Map of New Jersey
Carey’s 1814 State Map of New Jersey
Carey’s 1822 Geographical, Historical and Statistical State Map of New Jersey
Finley’s 1827 State Map of Delaware, New Jersey and Pennsylvania
Tanner’s 1836 State Map of New Jersey
Morse’s 1845 State Map of New Jersey
Colton’s 1856 State Map of New Jersey
Mitchell’s 1880 State, County and Township Maps of New Jersey, Maryland and Delaware
Mitchell’s 1880 City Map of Camden and Philadelphia
Map of New Jersey County Formations 1683-1928
This Interactive Map of New Jersey Counties show the historical boundaries, names, organization, and attachments of every county, extinct county and unsuccessful county proposal from the creation of the New Jersey territory in 1683 to 1928.
New Jersey County Maps of Road and Highway’s
The New Jersey D.O.T. Highway Department has prepared a series of 2016 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 New Jersey maps are Free to downloade are in PDF format. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to view the files, which is available free from the state Adobe Access page.
External New Jersey Map Resources
- Old Historical Maps of New Jersey (alabamamaps.ua.edu)
- New Jersey Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers (ancestry.com)
- U.S., Indexed County Land Ownership Maps, 1860-1918 (ancestry.com)
- Library of Congress New Jersey Map Collections (loc.gov)
- Old Maps of New Jersey (old-maps.com)
- New Jersey Antique Maps and Historical Atlases (historicmapworks.com)
- Historical New Jersey State Maps (mapsofthepast.com)
- Antique Maps of New Jersey (raremaps.com)
- New Jersey Map Books (amazon.com)