New Hampshire Maps

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Maps are used to locate places where your ancestors lived. They identify jurisdictional and county boundaries, names of places, geographical features, cemeteries, churches, and migration routes. Historical maps are especially useful for finding communities that no longer exist.

A County Map of New Hampshire. N.p.: Evans Printing, 1969. (FHL map 974.2 E7.) This map shows the names of counties and townships.

DeLorme Mapping Company. The New Hampshire Atlas and Gazetteer. Freeport, Maine: DeLorme Mapping, 1987. (FHL book Q 974.2 E7d.) In addition to the atlas, 67 colored maps are included.

New Hampshire, Vermont, Atlas of Historical County Boundaries. New York, NY: Simon & Schuster, 1993. (FHL book 974 E3n.) This has maps showing when and where each county changed boundaries.

Maps of the Masonian Propriety:Vols.1–5 with Index. Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1975. (FHL film 980930 items 2–7;computer number 102302.) These are microfilms of the originals in Concord, New Hampshire. Item two is the index to these maps. Items 3–7 contain the Masonian Propriety maps.

Town and City Atlas of the State of New Hampshire. Boston, Massachusetts.: D.H. Hurd, 1892. (FHL folio 974.2 E3t.) This map is compiled from government surveys, county records, and personal investigations.

County atlases and maps may contain the names of the landowners. Land ownership maps were published for each county between 1857 and 1861. To find specific maps for each county, access the Family History Library Catalog Place Search under: