Historical Maps of Massachusetts

Journey back in time with 3,019 historical maps of Massachusetts, dating from 1885 to present day. Explore and discover the history of Massachusetts through detailed topographic maps, featuring cities, landmarks, and geographical changes. Dive deeper into each map with our interactive high-resolution viewer and extensive library data. Every map in our collection is also available for purchase as a framed or unframed museum-quality print for those interested interested in bringing a part of history into their home. Begin your historical adventure now!
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  1. 1885 Map of Abington
    1885 Map of Abington
    1885 Abington Map
    Plymouth County, MA
    1885 print
    1:62500 scale
  2. 1885 Map of Duxbury
    1885 Map of Duxbury
    1885 Duxbury Map
    Plymouth County, MA
    1885 print
    1:62500 scale
  3. 1885 Map of Middleboro
    1885 Map of Middleboro
    1885 Middleboro Map
    Plymouth County, MA
    1885 print
    1:62500 scale
  4. 1885 Map of New Bedford
    1885 Map of New Bedford
    1885 New Bedford Map
    New Bedford, MA
    1885 print
    1:62500 scale
  5. 1885 Map of Northampton
    1885 Map of Northampton
    1885 Northampton Map
    Northampton, MA
    1885 print
    1:62500 scale
  6. 1885 Map of Sakonnet
    1885 Map of Sakonnet
    1885 Sakonnet Map
    Bristol County, MA
    1885 print
    1:62500 scale
  7. 1885 Map of Sheffield
    1885 Map of Sheffield
    1885 Sheffield Map
    Berkshire County, MA
    1885 print
    1:62500 scale
  8. 1885 Map of Taunton
    1885 Map of Taunton
    1885 Taunton Map
    Taunton, MA
    1885 print
    1:62500 scale
  9. 1885 Map of Worcester
    1885 Map of Worcester
    1885 Worcester Map
    Worcester, MA
    1885 print
    1:62500 scale
  10. 1886 Map of Becket
    1886 Map of Becket
    1886 Becket Map
    Berkshire County, MA
    1886 print
    1:62500 scale
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Frequently asked questions about Massachusetts historical maps

  • Can I purchase a physical print of a historical map of Massachusetts?

    Yes! Every map in our collection can be purchased as a museum-quality print that we meticulously lay out by hand to ensure the highest quality final product. We offer a variety of sizes and prints can be either framed or unframed. Explore purchase options by clicking the "Buy Print" button on any map page.

  • Why are historical maps of Massachusetts important for research and professional purposes?

    Historical maps of Massachusetts offer a unique perspective on an area's past, making them invaluable for environmental consultants, surveyors, legal professionals, geneologists, historians, and hobbyists alike. They are used in environmental site assessments, lot line research, and land dispute resolution.

  • What types of historical maps are available for Massachusetts?

    Our diverse collection includes detailed topographic maps from the United States Geological Survey's Historical Topographic Map Collection as well as from a variety of public and private collections we've sourced, each providing a unique glimpse into Massachusetts's past. We'll soon begin to offer historical aerial images as well.

  • What advanced features do you offer for professional use?

    We offer advanced features including 3D terrain visualization, georeferencing, customizeable base maps, multi-layering capabilities, and annotation tools. These features allow for in-depth analysis, customization, and report building utilizing our historical map collection.

  • How can I find a specific historical map of Massachusetts?

    Our platform has over 185,000 fully digitized and interactive maps, and 3,019 maps available specifically for Massachusetts. You can easily filter and search by address, place, date, scale, or landmark to find the specific map they need, or browse our collection by city, county, and state.

  • How can I contribute a historical map of Massachusetts that's not in your collection?

    We welcome contributions! If you have a map that isn't in our collection, reach out to us at hello@pastmaps.com. We can assist with digitizing individual maps or entire collections.

  • What is the oldest map of Massachusetts in your collection?

    The oldest map of Massachusetts in our collection is from 1885.

  • How can I download a map of Massachusetts?

    Every map in our collection can be freely downloaded as a high-resolution GeoTIFF or GeoPDF file. You can use this file with mapping software or print it out for personal use.