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Maps and Atlases

Maps are a useful way to get a pictorial view of where your ancestors lived. There are various types of maps you can consult - ranging from the topographic maps that show contour lines, elevations, and place names to the thematic maps that show things like diocesan boundaries and areas.

The following web sites have maps of various sorts that you should find useful in your research. Wherever available, information on how to obtain these maps is given as well.


Using maps in genealogy

Using Maps in Family History Research, Lessons & Links (2003)
Fawne Stratford-Devai
Global Heritage Press
ISBN 1-894378-73-3
Consult at: OGSL

Using maps in tracing your family history (1974)
Betty Kidd
Ottawa Branch, OGS, Ottawa
Consult at: Carleton University; Ottawa Branch, OGS


Geographical Townships in Carleton County

Carleton County


Historical maps and atlases

Concise historical atlas of Canada (1998)
edited by William G. Dean ... et al.
Selection of 67 plates from the Historical Atlas of Canada
Includes bibliographical references
ISBN 0-8020-4203-1

Historical atlas of Canada : a thousand years of Canada's history in maps(2002)
Derek Hayes
Douglas & McIntyre, Vancouver
Includes bibliographical references and index
ISBN 1-55054-918-9

Where is here? : Canada's maps and the stories they tell (2002)
Alan Morantz
Penguin Books Canada, Toronto
Includes index
ISBN 0-14-301351-3

  • Carleton County - 1885 map
  • Russell County
  • Canadian County Digital Atlas Project
  • Electoral Atlas of the Dominion of Canada - 1895
  • Ontario - 1874 - 1871 Federal Census map


  • Present day maps

  • Southeastern Ontario
  • Present day Ontario
  • Official Road map of Ontario


  • Topographic maps

  • How to find a Canadian topographic map

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