Historical Maps of Houston

Journey back in time with 15 historical maps of Houston, dating from 1915 to present day. Explore and discover the history of Houston 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. 1915 Map of Houston Heights
    1915 Map of Houston Heights
    1915 Houston Heights Map
    Harris County, TX
    1915 print
    1:24000 scale
  2. 1915 Map of Houston Heights
    1915 Map of Houston Heights
    1915 Houston Heights Map
    Harris County, TX
    1915 print
    1:24000 scale
  3. 1922 Map of Houston Heights
    1922 Map of Houston Heights
    1922 Houston Heights Map
    Harris County, TX
    1922 print
    1:31680 scale
  4. 1922 Map of Houston Heights, 1932 Print
    1922 Map of Houston Heights, 1932 Print
    1922 Houston Heights Map
    Harris County, TX
    1932 print
    1:31680 scale
  5. 1946 Map of Houston Heights
    1946 Map of Houston Heights
    1946 Houston Heights Map
    Harris County, TX
    1946 print
    1:31680 scale
  6. 1950 Map of Houston, 1953 Print
    1950 Map of Houston, 1953 Print
    1950 Houston Map
    Houston, TX
    1953 print
    1:250000 scale
  7. 1955 Map of Houston Heights, 1957 Print
    1955 Map of Houston Heights, 1957 Print
    1955 Houston Heights Map
    Harris County, TX
    1957 print
    1:24000 scale
  8. 1956 Map of Houston, 1963 Print
    1956 Map of Houston, 1963 Print
    1956 Houston Map
    Houston, TX
    1963 print
    1:250000 scale
  9. 1956 Map of Houston, 1969 Print
    1956 Map of Houston, 1969 Print
    1956 Houston Map
    Houston, TX
    1969 print
    1:250000 scale
  10. 1967 Map of Houston Heights, 1970 Print
    1967 Map of Houston Heights, 1970 Print
    1967 Houston Heights Map
    Harris County, TX
    1970 print
    1:24000 scale
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Frequently asked questions about Houston historical maps

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

    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 Houston important for research and professional purposes?

    Historical maps of Houston 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 Houston?

    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 Houston'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 Houston?

    Our platform has over 185,000 fully digitized and interactive maps, and 15 maps available specifically for Houston. 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 Houston 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 Houston in your collection?

    The oldest map of Houston in our collection is from 1915.

  • How can I download a map of Houston?

    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.