One of the best map collections is at the Texas State Library. A bibliography of over 2,000 maps in this collection is James M. Day, Maps of Texas, 1527-1900: The Map Collection of the Texas State Archives. Austin, Texas: Pemberton Press, 1964. FHL Collection 976.4 A3d Other good collections of maps of Texas, United States Genealogy are available at:
University of Texas at Austin
Austin, TX 78712-7330
Phone: (512) 495-4350
Fax: (512) 495-4283
University of Texas at El Paso Library
Documents and Maps
El Paso, TX 79968-0582
Phone: (915) 747-5683
Fax: (915) 747-5327
Southern Methodist University
Central University Libraries
Dallas, TX 75275-0135
Phone: (214) 768-2401
Fax: (214) 768-1842
The Family History Library has several maps and the following atlases:
- Martin, James C., and Robert S. Martin. Maps of Texas and the Southwest, 1513-1900. Albuquerque, New Mexico: University of New Mexico Press, 1984. FHL Q book 976.4 E7m. This includes histories of the area and of the maps.
- Pool, William C. A Historical Atlas of Texas. Austin, Texas: Encino Press, 1975. FHL book 976.4 E3p. This includes maps of Texas during the frontier era, Indian territories, and travel routes.
Web Sites[edit | edit source]
- Texas State Library and Archives
- Texas General Land Office, Archives and Records, map collection
- My Genealogy Hound has free access to historic county maps for some Texas Counties.
- State map of Texas showing the location of each Texas County is on Hearthstone Legacy.
- Printable maps are also available from the National Atlas of the United States