Maps, Atlases and Aerial Photos

"The first Native Americans followed the buffalo trails..
the pioneers walked the Native American trails..
the settlers rode the pioneer trails..
the roads and highways were built on the tracks of the settlers."

  • Early Buffalo Trace - Warriors Path map
  • 1753 John Patten map
  • 1754 J. Gibson map
  • 1754 Thomas Jeffreys map
  • 1754 George Washington map
  • 1755 Lewis Evans map
  • 1755 Mitchell map
  • 1755 Anonymous map
  • 1757 1757 Pierre Pouchot map
  • 1762 J. Gibson map of "Pensilvania, Virginia, Maryland and New Jersey"
  • 1766 Maps of the Ohio Valley area
  • 1766 Gordon map
  • 1766 Thomas Hutchins map
  • 1778 Thomas Hutchins map
  • 1773 Map of the Ohio Valley and Tygarts Creek area
  • Ohio River Navigation, 1783 - 1824
  • 1784 John Filson Map (Northeast Ky)
  • 1784 John Filson Map (full image)
  • 1795 Elihu Barker Map
  • 1796 Reid Map
  • 1804 Kentucky Map
  • 1812 Lewis Map
  • 1812 Melish Map
  • 1814 Kentucky Map
  • 1819 Ohio River Survey
  • 1822 Carey Map
  • 1823 Tanner Map
  • 1826/1827 Finley Map
  • 1836 Tanner Map
  • 1836 roads/trails through the Carter County area
  • 1838 Bradford Map
  • 1839 Burr Map
  • 1839 Burr Map (2)
  • 1845 Morse Map
  • 1846 Mitchell Map
  • 1854 Kentucky Geological Survey Map of Parts of Greenup, Carter and Lawrence Counties
  • 1856 Colton Map (Carter County extends to the Big Sandy River!)
  • 1860 Mitchell Map
  • 1861 Campbell Map
  • 1861 Hall Map
  • 1861 Hall Map (better version)
  • 1862 Loyd Map
  • 1863 Swann Map
  • 1865 Ruger Map
  • 1874 Asher Map
  • 1875 Cram Map
  • 1876 Kentucky Geological Survey Map of Parts of Greenup, Carter and Boyd Counties
  • 1880 Mitchell Map
  • 1881 Railroad Map
  • 1883 Consolidated Railway Map
  • 1891 Hoeing Map
  • 1895 War Department Map (Carter County Region)
  • 1895 War Department Map (full image)
  • 1940 Election District Map (Excellent map!)
  • 1950 Olive Hill, Grayson, Charlotte Furnace and Big Sinking Quadrangle Topo Maps
  • 1961 Shell roadmap of the Carter County - Eastern Kentucky region
  • 1960's aerial photo of Grayson area Contributed by George Wolfford, from his book "Carter County, A pictorial history".
  • 1967 Grayson Reservoir Map
  • Late 1960's or early 1970's Aerial Photos of Carter County
  • 1999 Kentucky Department of Transportation Map
  • Carter County Post Offices Submitted by Joel Carter
  • Grayson street map
  • Grayson street map (Large scale)
  • Olive Hill (west and central))
  • Olive Hill (east))
  • Laural Cave
  • Olive Hill 1920 Map
  • Olive Hill 1928 Map
  • Kentucky Department of Transportation interactive maps. Great for finding distances.
  • University of Kentucky Togoraphic Map Showing Carter County Stream Names (you may wish to save this to your hard drive for faster access)
  • Carter city map, August 10, 1934
  • 1874 Amendment to the Grayson city boundry (not a map, but..)
  • "Election District Maps" - more useful as steam and road identification
  • 1999 Mason County, Kentucky map
  • 1851 Map of John's Creek, Pike Co., Ky.
  • 1880 Map of Wilson County, Kansas (Reuben Truman Ross of Carter County, Ky.)
  • Map of Harrisonburg, Virginia (2012)
  • Maps of Huntsville, Randolph County, Indiana
  • Map of Antigo, Wisconsin
  • Map of Norwich Township, Franklin Co., Ohio, 1872
  • Wyoming Precinct, Bath County, Kentucky
  • Kentucky County Formation Maps
  • MapQuest: street maps and AERIAL maps too!

  • 1884, Bath County, Kentucky (B&W)
  • 1884, Bath County, Kentucky
  • 1884, Fleming County, Kentucky

  • Map of the Ohio River Locks and Dams

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