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Genealogy: Maps & Land

Genealogy resources.

About Maps

The 400 maps in the collection at the Main Library at Goodwood document geographic changes in the United States over time. This helps put our ancestors into context with the geography and political boundaries of the times in which they lived. Click the link in the Maps box below to see what is available in our collection.


Bureau of Land Management


old map

David Rumsey Maps

New Sanborn Insurance maps!

USGS Topographical Maps

Atlas of Historical County Boundaries


Atlases, Gazetteers and Reference Books

Louisiana State Land Office Resources