Historical Maps of Virginia

Journey back in time with 5,216 historical maps of Virginia, dating from 1884 to present day. Explore and discover the history of Virginia 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. 1884 Map of Harpers Ferry
    1884 Map of Harpers Ferry
    1884 Harpers Ferry Map
    Clarke County, VA
    1884 print
    1:125000 scale
  2. 1886 Map of Cumberland Gap
    1886 Map of Cumberland Gap
    1886 Cumberland Gap Map
    Lee County, VA
    1886 print
    1:125000 scale
  3. 1886 Map of Grundy
    1886 Map of Grundy
    1886 Grundy Map
    Grundy, VA
    1886 print
    1:125000 scale
  4. 1887 Map of Jonesville
    1887 Map of Jonesville
    1887 Jonesville Map
    Jonesville, VA
    1887 print
    1:125000 scale
  5. 1887 Map of Lewisburg
    1887 Map of Lewisburg
    1887 Lewisburg Map
    Alleghany County, VA
    1887 print
    1:125000 scale
  6. 1887 Map of Pocahontas
    1887 Map of Pocahontas
    1887 Pocahontas Map
    Pocahontas, VA
    1887 print
    1:125000 scale
  7. 1887 Map of Spottsylvania
    1887 Map of Spottsylvania
    1887 Spottsylvania Map
    Spotsylvania County, VA
    1887 print
    1:125000 scale
  8. 1887 Map of Warfield
    1887 Map of Warfield
    1887 Warfield Map
    Buchanan County, VA
    1887 print
    1:125000 scale
  9. 1888 Map of Cumberland Gap
    1888 Map of Cumberland Gap
    1888 Cumberland Gap Map
    Lee County, VA
    1888 print
    1:125000 scale
  10. 1889 Map of Beverly
    1889 Map of Beverly
    1889 Beverly Map
    Highland County, VA
    1889 print
    1:125000 scale
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Frequently asked questions about Virginia historical maps

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

    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 Virginia important for research and professional purposes?

    Historical maps of Virginia 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 Virginia?

    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 Virginia'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 Virginia?

    Our platform has over 185,000 fully digitized and interactive maps, and 5,216 maps available specifically for Virginia. 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 Virginia 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 Virginia in your collection?

    The oldest map of Virginia in our collection is from 1884.

  • How can I download a map of Virginia?

    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.