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One of the largest online Map collections of West Prussia may be found on the ManyRoads' Historical Germany Cartographic Collection.

Districts by 1818

  1. Deutsch-Krone (Wałcz between 1466-1772 and since 1945)
  2. Flatow (Złotów between 1370-1722 and since 1945, most of district was part of Poland between 1920–1939 and since 1945)
  3. Graudenz (Grudziądz between 1466-1772, 1920–1939 and since 1945)
  4. Konitz (Chojnice between 1466-1772, 1920–1939 and since 1945)
  5. Kulm (Weichsel) (Chełmno between 1466-1772, 1920–1939 and since 1945))
  6. Löbau (Lubawa between 1466-1772, 1807–1815, 1920–1939 and since 1945)
  7. Marienwerder (Kwidzyn today)
  8. Rosenberg (Susz between 1466-1772 and since 1945)
  9. Schlochau (Człuchów between 1466-1772 and since 1945)
  10. Schwetz (Świecie between 1466-1772, 1920–1939 and since 1945)
  11. Strasburg (Brodnica before 1772, between 1920–1939 and since 1945)
  12. Stuhm (Sztum between 1466-1772 and since 1945)
  13. Thorn (Toruń today)
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West Prussia German County Names



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West Prussia Current Polish County Names



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Germany Nationwide Maps[edit | edit source]

  • Ravenstein's Atlas of the German Empire covers Germany as it existed between 1871 and 1914. The maps and accompanying gazetteer from the University of Wisconsin Libraries can be downloaded in sections. Once downloaded, each colored map can be enlarged to show details. Localities are charted down to the parish level.
  • Königliche Preußische Landesaufnahme. Kartographische Abteilung. Karte des Deutschen Reiches (Map of the German Empire). Scale1:100,000. Berlin, Germany: Königliche PreußischeLandesaufnahme, 1914-1917. (FHL film 68,814.) This map will help you find places in the former German Empire as they existed from 1871 to 1914. The detailed maps on this microfilm are in numerical order. A digital verson of this map is available on www.ancestry.com at this link. You can also search the Ancestry card catalog for the term "Ubersichtsblatt" to get to the map set.