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== Arizona Maps Online  ==
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Arizona|Arizona]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Arizona_Maps|Arizona Maps]]''
  
=== Historical Maps ===
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<br>Several types of maps are useful for genealogists. Some give the historical background of the area; others show migration routes such as roads, rivers, and railroads. Topographical maps show physical and manmade features, such as creeks, hills, trails, and roads used as persons came to Arizona. Sometimes maps also include cemeteries and churches. Plat and land ownership maps, as well as other types of maps, are described in [[United States Maps|United States Maps]]. In the Family History Library Catalog, atlases are listed in the Place Search. Remember to search each locality as a town, a county and as a state.
  
*'''[http://www.davidrumsey.com/ http://www.davidrumsey.com]'''
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===Arizona Maps Online===
*'''[http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/arizona.html Perry Casteñeda Map Collection]'''
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[http://ftp2.census.gov/geo/maps/general_ref/us_base/stco2003/stco2003.pdf United States Census Bureau State and County Map]. This map will allow you to zoom in on any state or county in the United States and read the names of all of the neighboring counties.
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===Arizona Historical Maps===
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*[http://www.davidrumsey.com David Rumsey Map Collection]
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*[http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/historical/ Perry Casteñeda Map Collection]
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*[http://nationalmap.gov/historical/ USGS Historical Topographical Maps]
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*[http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/ Newberry Atlas of Historic County Boundaries]
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*[http://www.livgenmi.com/1895/AZ/state.htm 1895 map of the State of Arizona]
  
 
=== Modern Maps  ===
 
=== Modern Maps  ===
  
*'''[http://www.mapquest.com/ http://www.mapquest.com]'''<br>
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*[http://www.azgs.state.az.us/services_azgeomap.shtml Geologic Map of Arizona (2000)]
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*[http://nationalmap.gov/ National Map]
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*[http://www.mapquest.com MapQuest]
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*[http://www.maps.google.com Google Maps]
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*[http://www.bing.com/maps Bing Maps]
  
Printable maps are also available from the National Atlas of the United States -- http://nationalatlas.gov/printable.html
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For a more detailed list of place names and locations within the state of Arizona, go to the [http://www.geonames.org/ GeoNames geographical database]. This database covers all countries and contains over eight million place names throughout the world that are available for download free of charge.
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Printable maps are also available from the [http://nationalatlas.gov/printable.html National Atlas of the United States].
  
 
== Arizona Maps at the Family History Library  ==
 
== Arizona Maps at the Family History Library  ==
  
*The Family History Library has some single maps of [[Portal:Arizona|Arizona]], and an atlas (FHL film 002083) covering the years 1790-1871.  
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*The Family History Library has some single maps of [[Arizona|Arizona]], and an atlas covering the years 1790-1871 (Family History Library film 002083.)
*Another helpful atlas is Henry P. Walker and Don Bufkin, Historical Atlas of Arizona (Norman, Oklahoma: University of Oklahoma Press, 1979; FHL book Q 979.1 E7w).
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*Another helpful atlas is Henry P. Walker and Don Bufkin, Historical Atlas of Arizona. Norman, Oklahoma: University of Oklahoma Press, 1979. (Family History Library {{FHL|19229|title-id|disp=book Q 979.1 E7w}}).
  
 
=== Other Collections  ===
 
=== Other Collections  ===
  
*The University of Arizona in Tucson at http://www.arizona.edu/, has an extensive collection of maps, atlases, and aerial photographs covering Arizona, southwestern United States, and Mexico. Arizona State University in Tempe&nbsp;at http://www.asu.edu/&nbsp;also has a sizable collection of maps.  
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*[http://www.arizona.edu/ The University of Arizona] in Tucson has an extensive collection of maps, atlases, and aerial photographs covering Arizona, southwestern United States, and Mexico.  
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*[http://www.asu.edu Arizona State University] in Tempe also has a sizable collection of maps.  
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Revision as of 22:00, 24 October 2012

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Several types of maps are useful for genealogists. Some give the historical background of the area; others show migration routes such as roads, rivers, and railroads. Topographical maps show physical and manmade features, such as creeks, hills, trails, and roads used as persons came to Arizona. Sometimes maps also include cemeteries and churches. Plat and land ownership maps, as well as other types of maps, are described in United States Maps. In the Family History Library Catalog, atlases are listed in the Place Search. Remember to search each locality as a town, a county and as a state.

Arizona Maps Online

United States Census Bureau State and County Map. This map will allow you to zoom in on any state or county in the United States and read the names of all of the neighboring counties.

Arizona Historical Maps

Modern Maps

For a more detailed list of place names and locations within the state of Arizona, go to the GeoNames geographical database. This database covers all countries and contains over eight million place names throughout the world that are available for download free of charge.

Printable maps are also available from the National Atlas of the United States.

Arizona Maps at the Family History Library

  • The Family History Library has some single maps of Arizona, and an atlas covering the years 1790-1871 (Family History Library film 002083.)
  • Another helpful atlas is Henry P. Walker and Don Bufkin, Historical Atlas of Arizona. Norman, Oklahoma: University of Oklahoma Press, 1979. (Family History Library book Q 979.1 E7w).

Other Collections