The largest collection of maps for Georgia is found at the Georgia Surveyor General office at the Georgia Department of Archives and History. For information about this collection see:
- Blake, Janice Gayle. Pre-Nineteenth Century Maps in the Collection of the Georgia Surveyor General Department. Atlanta, Georgia: Surveyor General Department, 1976.
- Johnsen, Margaret A. Nineteenth Century Maps in the Collection of the Georgia Surveyor General Department. Atlanta, Georgia: Surveyor General Department, 1981.
The Family History Library has a series of modern maps from the Surveyor General office (Family History Library films 465171-2), a few colonial maps, and city ward maps for Atlanta in 1888 (Family History Library film 1377700). Also see James C. Bonner, Atlas for Georgia History (Milledgeville, Georgia: Georgia College Duplicating Department, 1969; Family History Library book 975.8 E7b).
Maps that show county formation are found in Pat Bryant, Georgia Counties: Their Changing Boundaries, Second Edition, revised by Ingrid Shields (Atlanta, Georgia: State Printing Office, 1983; Family History Library book 975.8 E3b).
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.
Modern city, county, and state maps can be purchased from:
Georgia Department of Transportation
Office of Transportation Data
5025 New Peachtree Road
Chamblee, Georgia 30341
Fax: (770) 986-1448
Printable maps are also available from the National Atlas of the United States -- http://nationalatlas.gov/printable.html