historical topo map of Houston, TX in 1956

1956 Map of Houston

USGS Topo · Published 1963

This historical map portrays the area of Houston in 1956, primarily covering Harris County as well as portions of Chambers County, Fort Bend County, Wharton County, Brazoria County, Galveston County, Matagorda County, Jefferson County, Liberty County, and Waller County. Featuring a scale of 1:250000, this map provides a highly detailed snapshot of the terrain, roads, buildings, counties, and historical landmarks in the Houston region at the time. Published in 1963, it is one of 2 known editions of this map due to revisions or reprints.

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Map Details

Date Portrayed1956
Date Published1963
PublisherU.S. Geological Survey
Map TypeTopographic
Physical Dimensions33.6 x 21.9 inches

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