Maps of Ohio

Map of Ohio Counties

Map of Ohio county boundaries and county seats

Maps of Ohio tend to be an vital element of genealogy and family tree research, particularly in the event you live far from where your ancestor resided. Given that Ohio political borders sometimes changed, historic maps are generally essential in assisting you find out the exact location of your ancestor’s home, exactly what land they owned, just who their neighbors had been, and a lot more.

Maps of Ohio usually have a tendency to be an excellent resource for getting started with your research, since they provide you with significantly useful information and facts right away. Ohio Maps are usually a major resource of considerable amounts of details on family history.

Ohio borders Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Kentucky, Indiana and Michigan. Ohio’s 10  largest cities  are Columbus, Cleveland, Cincinnati, Toledo, Akron, Dayton, Parma, Youngstown, Canton and Lorain. Learn more about Historical Facts of Ohio Counties.

An 1875 map of Zanesville by Sanborn Insurance still exists today. It can be found at the Ohio Historical Society. The Newberry Library, Checklist of Printed Maps of the Middle West to 1800 is also a useful source of information on Ohio maps, although it is not complete. For instance, it does not include a listing of the maps that can be found at the Western Reserve Historical Society. There are also partial collections of Sanborn maps available at various Ohio libraries on microfilm. Some can also be found on library websites.

Contact us if you have a map of Ohio or link to a Ohio Map you would like to see listed.

Interactive Map of Ohio County Formation History

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

Old Antique Atlases & Maps of Ohio

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

Disclaimer: All Ohio 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

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