Whittier Area Genealogical Society
Whittier Area Genealogical Society
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Maps and text covering the historical boundaries, names, organization, and attachments of every county, extinct county, and unsuccessful county proposal from the creation of the first county through 31 December 2000.
Live access to Federal land conveyance records for the Public Land States, including image access to more than five million Federal land title records issued between 1820 and the present.
Historical map collection with over 61,000 maps and images online.
Shows county boundary changes for all states as they occurred. Brief descriptions of county formations and boundary changes. Some hi-res historic maps and links to other sites.
Use this resource from the United States Geological Survey to search for place names anywhere in the United States. You can search for towns, villages, rivers, lakes, even bridges, cemeteries, churches and many more types of names.
Maps are one of the many sources you may need to compile a family tree. This guide, prepared by the US Geological Survey, is an excellent overview of how and why to use maps in your genealogical research