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Map Information and Resources

 

Texas General Land Office - Texas General Land Office, 1700 North Congress Ave., Austin, TX 78701-1495  SAVE TEXAS HISTORY

 

The University of Texas Libraries, Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collections  University of Texas Libraries, The University of Texas at Austin, Post Office Box P, Austin, TX 78713-8916  (512) 495-4350

Harris County Appraisal District - Has many resources online for determining land locations and ownership.  Harris County Appraisal District, 13013 Northwest Freeway, Houston, Texas 77040-6305  (713) 812-5860

Harris County Records Management, Archives, Maps Collection  Harris County Archives, Criminal Justice Center, 1201 Franklin, 12th Floor, Houston, Texas 77002.  Phone:  713-755-6890 Email:  archives@hctx.net

The Texas State Library and Archives Commission - Texas State Library and Archives Commission, 1201 Brazos, PO Box 12927, Austin, TX 78711-2927    512-463-5455

U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), U.S. Department of the Interior - "As an unbiased, multi-disciplinary science organization that focuses on biology, geography, geology, geospatial information, and water, we are dedicated....read more..."

The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration - The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration, 8601 Adelphi Road, College Park, MD 20740-6001  Telephone: 1-86-NARA-NARA or 1-866-272-6272

 

Maps

 

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1836-1930 Texas County Formation Maps

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Presented by the TXGenWeb Project.  The maps detail the formation of Texas Counties.  The years represented are, 1836, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870. 1880, 1890, 1900, 1910, 1920, and 1930.  An alternative site for Texas County Formation and Census Maps is Family History 101.

 
 

Harris County Map (Interactive)

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This is a digital mapping engine provided by GOOGLE.  One can increase or decrease the scale as desires.  Map provided by GOOGLE, copyright 2005-Google-Map Data Copyright 2005 NAVTEQTM

 
 

Geographic Names Information System (GNIS) (Search Engine)

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U.S. Department of the Interior U.S. Geological Survey, 12201 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20192, USA gnis_manager@usgs.gov 

 
 

Historic Houston Streets, The Stories Behind the Names

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by Marks Hinton, Archival Press of Texas, Houston. Copyright 2004 by Marks Hinton

 
 

Index to Cities and Towns in Texas

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Presented by the USGenWeb Archives Project.  Cities and Towns are organized in alphabetical order.

 
 

1895 Index to Cities and Towns-Texas

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"The New 11 x 14 Atlas of the World", 1895 US Atlas by the Rand McNally, Inc. Produced on line by Pam Rietsch of the USGenNet. Citation Information

 
 

1895 Harris County Map

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"The New 11 x 14 Atlas of the World", 1895 US Atlas by the Rand McNally, Inc. Produced on line by Pam Rietsch of the USGenNet. Citation Information

 
 

1895 US Atlas-Texas

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"The New 11 x 14 Atlas of the World", 1895 US Atlas by the Rand McNally, Inc. Produced on line by Pam Rietsch of the USGenNet. Citation Information

 
 

1903  Harris County, Texas

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Copyright by P. Whitty, Surveyor. Published by E. P. Knoll and Company, Philadelphia, PA. Original size 19 x 24 inches.  Includes abstracts (except those within the city limits of Houston) identified by name with numbers in the SW corner of the abstract, communities, railroads, roads, waterways. “J. H. Hayes / For Bargains in / Rice and Other Lands / also City Property.  / Houston, Texas   610 Main St.” stamped in left corner.  Conserved 2008.  Presentation by the Harris County Records Management, Archives, Maps Collection  Harris County Archives, Criminal Justice Center, 1201 Franklin, 12th Floor, Houston, Texas 77002.  Phone:  713-755-6890 Email:  archives@hctx.net

 
 

1904  Houston. Street Guide

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Copyright by P. Whitty, Surveyor.  Original size 22.5 x 22.5 inches.  Includes city wards, bayous, cemeteries, railroads, significant public and private buildings, and a street key.  Conserved 2008.  Presentation by the Harris County Records Management, Archives, Maps Collection  Harris County Archives, Criminal Justice Center, 1201 Franklin, 12th Floor, Houston, Texas 77002.  Phone:  713-755-6890 Email:  archives@hctx.net

 
 

pre-1911  Map of Harris Co. Texas

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Not dated. Rock Map Co., 1112 Preston Ave., Houston, Texas.  Original size 21 x 16 inches.  Map of Harris County showing existent and proposed railroads, county and shell roads, communities and land abstracts. Distances from the courthouse in Houston are marked with 5 – 10 – 15 – 20 – 30 mile radius.  Presentation by the Harris County Records Management, Archives, Maps Collection  Harris County Archives, Criminal Justice Center, 1201 Franklin, 12th Floor, Houston, Texas 77002.  Phone:  713-755-6890 Email:  archives@hctx.net

 
 

1913 Houston Map

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Publisher: Kelsen, J.M., 1913. Cartographer: Alexander, A.M.  Courtesy of the Texas State Library and Archives Commission and the University of Texas Libraries, The University of Texas at Austin.

 
 

1920 Houston Map

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Automobile Blue Book 1920  Courtesy of the University of Texas Libraries, The University of Texas at Austin.

 
 

1921 Houston Map-South West

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(topographic) Original Scale 1:31,680 1921. Courtesy of the University of Texas Libraries, The University of Texas at Austin.

 
 

1922 Houston Map-North East

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(topographic) Original Scale 1:31,680 1922.  Courtesy of the University of Texas Libraries, The University of Texas at Austin.

 
 

1922 Houston Map-North West

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Courtesy of the University of Texas Libraries, The University of Texas at Austin.

 
 

1932 Houston Map-South East

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(topographic) Original Scale 1:31,680 1922; Reprint, 1932.  Courtesy of the University of Texas Libraries, The University of Texas at Austin.

 
 

1935 Houston Area-front

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Printed by the Daily Sun Newspaper, Goose Creek, Texas.  Published by Harris County Map Association, C. P. Trotter, Managing Director, February 1, 1935. Distributed by, Courtesy Humble Touring Service, Humble Building, Houston, Texas (Then-Humble Oil and Refining Co., Main at Polk, Houston, Texas. Now- Exxon Mobil, Inc.).  Courtesy of the University of Texas Libraries, The University of Texas at Austin and Texas State Library and Archives Commission.

 
 

1935 Houston Area-back

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Printed by the Daily Sun Newspaper, Goose Creek, Texas.  Published by Harris County Map Association, C. P. Trotter, Managing Director, February 1, 1935. Distributed by, Courtesy Humble Touring Service, Humble Building, Houston, Texas (Then-Humble Oil and Refining Co., Main at Polk, Houston, Texas. Now- Exxon Mobil, Inc.).  Courtesy of the University of Texas Libraries, The University of Texas at Austin and Texas State Library and Archives Commission.

 
 

1946 Houston-North East

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(topographic) Original Scale 1:31,680 1946. Courtesy of the University of Texas Libraries, The University of Texas at Austin.

 
 

1970 Harris County Area Map

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Title:  "Houston Area Map," 1:500,000 From the U.S. National Atlas 1970 (537K) (University of Texas Map Collection) Courtesy of the University of Texas Libraries, The University of Texas at Austin.

 
 

 

 

 

 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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