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=== Georgia  ===
=== Georgia  ===
*[http://www.sos.ga.gov/archives/what_do_we_have/ Georgia Department of Archives and History]
*[http://www.sos.ga.gov/archives/what_do_we_have/ Georgia Department of Archives and History]
*[http://www.mapsofworld.com/usa/states/georgia/georgia-railway-map.html Georgia Railway Map]
*[http://www.mapsofworld.com/usa/states/georgia/georgia-railway-map.html Georgia Maps-Perry Castanada Library]
*[http://www.mapsofworld.com/usa/states/georgia/georgia-railway-map.html Georgia Maps]
=== Kentucky  ===
=== Kentucky  ===

Revision as of 19:09, 10 March 2010

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.


  • Alabama Maps
  • 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.)




North Carolina



Rural Records of Mid-Southern United States