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West Virginia University has a sizable collection of maps. The Family History Library also has several [[West Virginia|West Virginia]] maps. A set of detailed topographic maps published 1911-1919 is on Family History Library [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlefilmnotes&columns=*%2C0%2C0&titleno=472437&disp=West+Virginia+maps++ film 163986].  
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West Virginia University has a sizable collection of maps. The Family History Library also has several [[West Virginia|West Virginia]] maps. A set of detailed topographic maps published 1911-1919 is on Family History Library {{FHL|472437|title-id|disp=film 163986}}.  
  
 
A helpful statewide atlas is:  
 
A helpful statewide atlas is:  
  
''New Descriptive Atlas of West Virginia. ''Clarksburg, West Virginia: Clarksburg Publishing Company, 1933. (Family History Library[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=47872&disp=New+descriptive+atlas+of+West+Virginia%20%20&columns=*,0,0 &nbsp;film 1425710].)  
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''New Descriptive Atlas of West Virginia. ''Clarksburg, West Virginia: Clarksburg Publishing Company, 1933. (Family History Library{{FHL|47872|title-id|disp=&nbsp;film 1425710}}.)  
  
 
[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.  
 
[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.  

Revision as of 06:46, 7 January 2011

West Virginia University has a sizable collection of maps. The Family History Library also has several West Virginia maps. A set of detailed topographic maps published 1911-1919 is on Family History Library film 163986.

A helpful statewide atlas is:

New Descriptive Atlas of West Virginia. Clarksburg, West Virginia: Clarksburg Publishing Company, 1933. (Family History Library film 1425710.)

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 county road maps can be purchased from:

West Virginia Department of Transportation
Division of Highways
Office Services Division, Map Sales
1900 Kanawha Boulevard, E., Building Five
Charleston, West Virginia 25305-0430
(304) 558-2868

Topographical maps are available from:

U.S. Department of Interior
Geological Survey
507 National Center
Reston, VA 20192
Telephone: 1-800-USA-MAPS
Telephone: 703-648-6045

Web Sites

http://www.lva.lib.va.us/whatwehave/map/index.htm

http://www.livgenmi.com/1895/WV/

http://fermi.jhuapl.edu/states/wv_0.html

http://historical.maptech.com/statemap.cfm?stateabr=WV

http://historical.maptech.com/quadlist.cfm?stateabr=WV

http://historical.maptech.com/townlist.cfm?stateabr=WV

http://www.rootsweb.com/~usgenweb/maps/westvirginia/

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