Maps of Colorado

County Map of Colorado

Map of Colorado county boundaries and county seats.

Maps of Colorado  are generally an invaluable area of ancestors and family history research, particularly if you live faraway from where your ancestor lived. Since Colorado political boundaries oftentimes changed, historic maps are essential in helping you find out the exact location of your ancestor’s home town, just what land they owned, just who their neighbors happen to be, and a lot more.

Maps of Colorado typically have a tendency to be an excellent resource for how to get started with your own research, given that they give substantially beneficial information and facts right away. Colorado Maps can be a major source of important amounts of information and facts on family history.

Colorado borders ArizonaKansasNebraskaNew MexicoOklahomaUtah and  Wyoming. Colorado’s 10  largest cities are Denver, Colorado Springs,  Aurora,  Fort Collins, Lakewood, Thornton,  Westminster,  Arvada,  Pueblo and  Centennial. Learn more about Historical Facts of Colorado Counties.

Interactive Map of Colorado County Formation History

(Colorado maps made with the use AniMap Plus 3.0 & with the Permission of the Goldbug Company)

Old Antique Atlases & Maps of Colorado

These are scanned from the original copies so you can see Colorado and Colorado counties as our ancestors saw them over a hundred years ago. Some Colorado maps years (not all) have cities, railroads, P.O. locations, township outlines and other features useful to the avid genealogist in Colorado.

Disclaimer: All Colorado maps are free to use for your own genealogical purposes and may not be reproduced for resale or distribution.Source: David Rumsey Historical Map Collection

D.O.T. County Road and Highway Maps of Colorado

The Colorado Highway Department has prepared a series of county road maps. These maps contain more detailed information about man-made features than the geological survey maps. In addition to roads and boundaries, these maps include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.

To View the Map: Just click the Image to view the map online. In order to make the Image size as small as possible they were save on the lowest resolution.

These maps are downloadable and are in PDF format (Images are between 500k and 1.5 meg so loading may be slow if using a dial-up connection). The main use of these are the locations of all known cemeteries in a county and of course the various roads and church locations. These Maps are Free to Download

Colorado Map Links