Maps of the South

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Maps are essential when doing genealogical research. Maps can help determine:

  • Jurisdictions and boundaries
  • Geographical and physical features
  • Relationships between towns and counties

Use many sources to locate a map closest to the time period your ancestor lived in a certain location.


Here are some references and web sites to assist you in locating maps.


Southern Region[edit | edit source]

See also: United States Maps

Alabama[edit | edit source]

  • Alabama Maps
  • Alabama Maps-Perry Castaneda Library
  • Alabama Burned Counties
  • H.C. Hudgins & Co., Railroad and County Map of Alabama, (Atlanta: H. C.Hudgins, [19--].)
  • Sara Elizabeth Mason, A List of the Nineteenth Century Maps of the State of Alabama, (Birmingham Public Library, 1973.)
  • W. Craig Remington and Thomas Kallsen, ed., Historical Atlas of Alabama, (Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama, 1997.)
  • Peggy Tuck Sinko, comp., Alabama: Atlas of Historical County Boundaries, (New York City: Charles Scribner's Sons., 1996.)


Arkansas[edit | edit source]

Florida[edit | edit source]

Georgia[edit | edit source]


Kentucky[edit | edit source]


Louisiana[edit | edit source]

Mississippi[edit | edit source]

Missouri[edit | edit source]

North Carolina[edit | edit source]

South Carolina[edit | edit source]

Tennessee[edit | edit source]

Texas[edit | edit source]

Virginia[edit | edit source]

West Virginia[edit | edit source]








See also[edit | edit source]

United States Maps | Rural Records of the Southern United States