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Free Old Maps Online, Online Map Collections, Old Highway Maps, Free Historical Maps Online, Train map of America, David Rumsey map center, Panoramic map, American history map, Historic Town Atlas, US Census Atlas. All free online.

Census Atlas of the United States

Containing almost 800 maps. Data from decennial censuses prior to 2000 support nearly 150 maps and figures, providing context and an historical perspective.

Great Lakes Maps, Atlases & Map Collections

For the Great Lakes region, at “History of the Great Lakes States”.

Historical Atlases and Maps of U.S. and States

Contains rotating animated maps showing county boundary changes. Past and present maps of US are overlaid so that you can see the changes in county boundaries, downloadable County D.O.T. Maps, and state atlas maps.

Historical Maps Online

Maps charting the last 400 years of historical development in Illinois and the Northwest Territory. 420 items. Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Illinois Maps, Map Collections & Gazetteers

At “History of the Great Lakes States”.

Indiana Maps, Map Collections & Gazetteers

At “History of the Great Lakes States”.

Iowa Counties Historic Atlases

The University of Iowa Libraries

USGS Maps for 50 U.S. States

Sets of USGS maps for every state. 60,000 maps in all. Internet Archive.

Lewis & Clark Expedition Maps

86 hand-drawn maps by members of the expedition. Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Yale University.

Maps of American Westward Migration

63 maps, mostly of Mormon migration in the mid-19th century. Mountain West Digital Library.

Maps of Railroads in the U.S.

Maps of Railroads in the Western U.S.

51 items at the first link, and 32 in the second, mostly from the 19th Century. Beinecke Library, Yale University.

Michigan Maps, Map Collections & Gazetteers

At “History of the Great Lakes States”.

Ohio Maps, Atlases & Map Collections

At “History of the Great Lakes States”.

Panoramic Maps of Cities and Towns, 1800-1899

Library of Congress sub-collection

Railroad Maps, 1828-1900

623 maps. Railroad maps and regional, state, and county maps showing “internal improvements” of the past century. Library of Congress.

Road Maps of New England, ca. 1925

From the Automobile Green Book, published by an auto association.

Sanborn Maps at Library of Congress

The Sanborn maps are detailed maps of cities produced by fire insurance companies. This collection has over 25,000 sheets from over 3000 city sets in about 35 U.S. states, and Canada and Mexico. Library of Congress.

U.S. National Parks and Monuments Maps

The Perry-Castaneda collection at University of Texas at Austin Libraries.

Wisconsin Maps, Map Collections & Gazetteers

At “History of the Great Lakes States”.

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