Maps of Minnesota

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Map of Minnesota county boundaries and county seats

Maps of Minnesota are generally an vital area of genealogy and family history research, particularly if you live faraway from where your ancestor was living. Due to the fact Minnesota political boundaries often changed, historic maps are generally important in helping you find out the exact specific location of your ancestor’s home, what land they owned, just who their neighbors were, and more.

Maps of Minnesota often have a tendency to be an outstanding resource for getting started with your own research, because they provide considerably important information and facts immediately. Minnesota Maps are usually a major source of substantial amounts of information on family history.

Minnesota is bordered by Iowa (south), Michigan across Lake Superior, North Dakota in the northwest, South Dakota in the southwest, Wisconsin in the east and Canada to the north. The 10 largest cities are Minneapolis, St. Paul, Rochester, Duluth, Bloomington, Brooklyn Park, Plymouth, St. Cloud, Eagan, Woodbury.

Interactive Map of Minnesota County Formation History

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


Old Antique Atlases & Maps of Minnesota

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

Disclaimer: All Minnesota 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 Minnesota

The Minnesota Department of Transportation is pleased to provide highly detailed county maps online. 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. Paper copies of these maps can be obtained at Mn/DOT’s Map and Manual Sales

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


Minnesota Map Links