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Virginia -- Maps

Map Rooom Atlases
G1290 .D44 2000

DeLorme Mapping Company. Virginia atlas & gazetteer : detailed topographic maps, back roads, recreation sites, GPS grids. 4th ed. Freeport, Me. : DeLorme Mapping, c2000.

Scale 1:150,000 (W 83º45’00”--W 75º12’09”/N 39º07’00”--N 36º30’00”). Current DeLorme atlases are available at any book store.

Alderman Reference
G1291.F7 D6 1987

Doran, Michael F. Atlas of county boundary changes in Virginia, 1634-1895. Athens, GA : Iberian Publishing Company, c1987.

Evolution of Virginia's first-order boundary -- Crystallizing and stabilizing second-order boundaries -- Extinct polities of Virginia -- Ogive of Virginia county formation.

Special Collections Library
F224 .H28 1988

Hagemann, James A. The heritage of Virginia : the story of place names in the Old Dominion. Rev. 2nd ed. West Chester, Pa. : Whitford Press, 1988.

Include bibliography and index.

Special Collections Library
G1291 .S1 H3 1978
Hale, John S. A historical atlas of Colonial Virginia. [Staunton, Va.] : Old Dominion Publications, 1978.

Gov Info Virginia
VGA 9/AT 6

Special Collections Library
G1291.S1 A8 1989

Keunnecke, Bernd. An atlas of Virginia : the 17th, 18th, and early 19th centuries. [S.l.] : Virginia Geographic Alliance, c1989.

"This atlas ... has been designed for use at the fourth grade level, but should prove useful through the primary and secondary curricula ... This atlas is produced by the Virginia Geographic Alliance, a cooperative arrangement between the Commonwealth of Virginia and the National Geographic Society."

Gov Info Virginia
VSL 3/R 31/4

Special Collections Library
GA195 .V8 V8 2001

Library of Virginia. Using the map collection in the archives at the Library of Virginia. Richmond, VA : Library of Virginia, Archival & Information Services Division, Archives Research Services, [2001]
Library of Virginia. What we have: Maps. Website.
Alderman Reference
Z6027.U25 S25
Sames, James Walter. Index of Kentucky & Virginia maps, 1562 to 1900. Frankfort : Kentucky Historical Society, c1976.

(Available only from U.Va. locations.)

Alderman Microforms
Micfilm 7279a

Sanborn Map Company. Fire insurance maps from the Sanborn Map Company Archives. Virginia: late 19th century to 1989. Bethesda, MD : University Publications of America, c1991.

Scales differ.

Map Room Atlases &
Fine Arts Library
G1290 .V57 2000
Stephenson, Richard W. and Marianne M. McKee. Virginia in maps : four centuries of settlement, growth, and development. Richmond : The Library of Virginia, 2000.

Special Collections Library
Z881 .V81 B v.7, no. 2/3

Law Library
Z6027 .U52 V87 1989

Swem, Earl Gregg. Maps relating to Virginia in the Virginia State Library and other departments of the Commonwealth: with the 17th and 18th century atlas-maps in the Library of Congress. Reprint ed. Richmond : Virginia State Library and Archives, c1989.

"This bibliography was originally published in The Bulletin of The Virginia State Library, 7, nos. 2 and 3 (1914): 33-263. ... Titles of the manuscript and published maps relating to Virginia in the Virginia State Library, in the archives of the Virginia Corporation Commission (The successor of the Board of Public Works) in the Auditor's office, and in the files of the Virginia Geological Survey."--Introd. note. (In addition to maps of The Library of Congress, maps of several other libraries not in Virginia are included.)


Virginia digital map library [electronic resource] : maps of Virginia. Charlottesville, Va. : [GIC], [1995?]
The Virginia gazeteer [electronic resource]. Charlottesville, Va. : Alderman Library Geographic Information Center, 1995.
Special Collections Library
G1291 .P2 V57 1997

Virginia. Dept. of Transportation. County road map atlas, Commonwealth of Virginia. [Richmond, Va. : The Dept., c1997]

Scales differ.

Brown Science & Engineering Library
F239 .W48
West Virginia Geological and Economic Survey. West Virginia gazetteer of physical and cultural place names. Morgantown, WV : West Virginia Geological and Economic Survey, 1987, t.p. 1986.


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