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*''Official State Atlas of Kansas''. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: L.H. Everts, 1887. Reprint. Kansas Council of Genealogical Societies, 1982. {{FHL|27583|title-id|disp=(Family History Library&nbsp;book Q 978.1 E7o.)}} This includes many city plats, township maps, and directories of residents.  
 
*''Official State Atlas of Kansas''. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: L.H. Everts, 1887. Reprint. Kansas Council of Genealogical Societies, 1982. {{FHL|27583|title-id|disp=(Family History Library&nbsp;book Q 978.1 E7o.)}} This includes many city plats, township maps, and directories of residents.  
 
*Socolofsky, Homer E., and Huber Self. ''Historical Atlas of Kansas''. Norman, Oklahoma: University of Oklahoma Press, 1972. {{FHL|561496|title-id|disp=(Family History Library book 978.1 E3s.)}}  
 
*Socolofsky, Homer E., and Huber Self. ''Historical Atlas of Kansas''. Norman, Oklahoma: University of Oklahoma Press, 1972. {{FHL|561496|title-id|disp=(Family History Library book 978.1 E3s.)}}  
*[http://ftp2.census.gov/geo/maps/general_ref/us_base/stco2003/stco2003.pdf United States Census Bureau State and County Map]. &nbsp;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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*[http://ftp2.census.gov/geo/maps/general_ref/us_base/stco2003/stco2003.pdf United States Census Bureau State and County Map]. &nbsp;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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*[http://www.davidrumsey.com/ David Rumsey Map Collection] has numerous historical maps of Kansas at his website. His focus is mostly 18th and 19th Century maps. <br>
  
 
The University of Kansas in Lawrence at http://spencer.lib.ku.edu/ has the largest collection of maps in the state. Kansas State University in Manhattan at http://www.k-state.edu/ also has a large collection. The Family History Library has a small collection of maps.  
 
The University of Kansas in Lawrence at http://spencer.lib.ku.edu/ has the largest collection of maps in the state. Kansas State University in Manhattan at http://www.k-state.edu/ also has a large collection. The Family History Library has a small collection of maps.  

Revision as of 18:10, 27 June 2012

The following statewide atlases for Kansas may be helpful to you:

The University of Kansas in Lawrence at http://spencer.lib.ku.edu/ has the largest collection of maps in the state. Kansas State University in Manhattan at http://www.k-state.edu/ also has a large collection. The Family History Library has a small collection of maps.

Printable maps are also available from the National Atlas of the United States -- http://nationalatlas.gov/printable.html