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Historical Maps Of Nebraska

Historical Maps Of Nebraska


Note that all maps on this page have been digitally retouched after scanning and therefore differ from the originals. The maps are for provided for educational / informational purposes only and should not be relied upon for navigation, surveying, etc.

Click here to view a list of the historical Hall County place names as shown on these maps. Note that due to errors by the map publishers the placement and spelling of locales may have been incorrect on the original maps and will appear as such in the list.

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Images were scanned from originals in the following collections:
Nebraska State Historical Society
Stuhr Museum of the Prairie Pioneer
Library of Congress
Omaha Public Library

Untitled Document
Guillaume de Lisle's Carte de la Louisiane (in French) - 1718
[The geographical area which encompasses Modern-day Nebraska as part
of Louisiane (an administrative district of New France, prior to the creation
of the Louisiana Territory in 1805). The Present-day Platte River is shown
on the map as "Riv. de Panis", translated as "Pawnee River",
and is highlighted in red.]




Lewis and Clark's North America - 1804-1806
[The Platte River is labeled "River La Platte" and although islands are noted along the river no placenames accompany the islands.]




Melish's United States - 1823
[The geographical area which encompasses Nebraska
as part of the Missouri Territory (1812-1821).]




Barber and Willard's United States - 1835
[The geographical area which encompasses Nebraska
as part of unorganized territory (1821-1854).]




Fremont's Expedition To The Rocky Mountains - 1842
[The geographical area along the Platte River which would
later be known as "Grand Island" is labeled "Big Island".]




Fremont's Missouri to Oregon, Section II - 1846
[The geographical area along the Platte River previously labeled "Big Island" is now labeled "Grand Island". Included is also a description of the 52-mile long "Grand Island" and a recommendation for a fort to be built at the head of the island (Fort Kearny would later be built in 1848).]




Sage's Oregon, California, New Mexico, N.W. Texas and the
Proposed Territory of Nebraska - 1846
[Nebraska Territory was created in 1854 and existed until March 1, 1867
when Nebraska became the 37th State of the United States.]




Bartholomew's Western States, including California, Oregon, Utah,
Washington, New Mexico, Nebraska, Kansas
and Indian Territory - 1847




Robinson's Western Territories of the United States - 1847  


Johnson's Nebraska and Kansas by Johnson and Browning - 1850




Cassel's Nebraska, Kansas, Iowa and Missouri - 1852




Colton's Nebraska and Kansas - 1855




Colton's Nebraska and Kanzas - 1855




Warren's Reconnoissances in the Dacota Country - 1855




Mitchell's Nebraska, Kansas, New Mexico
and Indian Territories - 1856




Mendenhall's Sectional Map of Nebraska Territory - 1857




Rogers' Territory of Nebraska - 1857




Seibert's Map of the United States Between the
Mississippi and the Pacific Ocean - 1857
M78 1857 J38




U.S. Surveyor General's Office Nebraska - 1857
M782 1857 Q7t 1930





Surveyor General's Office Map Showing the Progress of Public Surveys in Kansas and Nebraska - 1859
M782 B588m 1859





Colton's Kansas and Nebraska - 1859
M782 1859 C72





Mitchell's Kansas, Nebraska, and Colorado - 1860  


Colton's Kansas, Nebraska, Dakota
and Indian Territory - 1855 (c.1861)




Colton's Kansas and Nebraska - 1855 (c.1862)
G4200 1855 .C6 TIL




Johnson's Iowa and Nebraska - 1862




Johnson's Nebraska, Dakota, Colorado, & Kansas - 1862




Mitchell's Kansas, Nebraska, Colorado
and Idaho - 1861 (c.1863)  


Johnson's Nebraska, Dakota, Idaho and Montana - 1865




UPRR map of a portion of Nebraska Territory - 1865
G4191.P3 1865 .D4 RR 588




U.S. General Land Office Kansas and Nebraska - 1865
G4201.P3 1865 .U5 RR 127




Colton's Kansas, Nebraska, Dakota
and Indian Territory - 1866




U.S. General Land Office Kansas and Nebraska - 1866




Colton's Nebraska - 1867




Johnson's Nebraska, Dakota, Idaho, Montana, & Wyoming - 1869
M78 1869 J63n 198




Johnson's Kansas and Nebraska - 1870




Mitchell's Kansas, Nebraska, Colorado and Dacotah - 1870




Asher & Adams' Nebraska - 1872




Gray's Nebraska and the Territories of Dakota,
Idaho, Montana and Wyoming - 1872




Gray's Nebraska - 1873
M782 1873 G79




J.H Noteware's Nebraska - 1873
M782 1873 N84




Rand McNally's Nebraska, UPRR Land Grant (in German) - 1873




Gray's Nebraska - 1874




Johnson's Kansas and Nebraska - 1874




Cram's Railroad & Township Map of Nebraska - 1875




Colton's Map of Nebraska, Burlington & Missouri Riv. R.R. Co. - 1876
G4191.P3 1876 .G15 RR 353




Gray's Nebraska - 1876




Wight's Nebraska - 1876




Gray's Nebraska - 1878




Cram's Railroad & Township Map of Nebraska - 1879
G4191.P3 1879 .C7 RR 251




Mitchell's Kansas and Nebraska - 1879




Department Of The Interior General Land Office Nebraska - 1879




A. Gast & Co.'s B.&M. Railroad Lands in the
Loup River Region - 1879
M782 18 B92





U.S. General Land Office Kansas and Nebraska - 1879




Gray's Nebraska - 1880




H.R. Page & Co.'s Map of Nebraska UPRR Land Grant - 1880
G4191.P3 1879 .P3 RR 593




State Journal Co.'s Nebraska - 1880




Gray's Nebraska - 1881




Rand McNally's Nebraska - 1881




Rand McNally's Nebraska - 1882




A. Gast & Co.'s Nebraska, UPRR Land Grant - 1882




Cram's Nebraska - 1883




Cram's Nebraska (Railroad and County Map) - 1883




Gray's Nebraska - 1883




Hardesty's Nebraska - 1883




Bradley's Nebraska - 1884




Cram's Nebraska - 1884




Hardesty's Nebraska - 1884




Mitchell's Kansas and Nebraska - 1884




Rand McNally's Nebraska - 1884




Britannica's Nebraska - 1885




Cram's Nebraska - 1885




Everts & Kirk's Nebraska - 1885




Rand McNally's Nebraska - 1885




Tunison's Nebraska - 1885




Burlington Route Map of Nebraska - 1886
G4191.P3 1886 .H5 RR 249




Colton's Nebraska - 1886




Cram's Nebraska - 1886




Gaskell's Nebraska - 1886




Gray's Nebraska - 1886




Page's Nebraska - 1886




State Journal Co.'s Nebraska - 1886




Bradley's Kansas and Nebraska - 1887




Cram's Nebraska - 1887




Cram's Nebraska (Railroad and County Map) - 1887




Peoples' Nebraska - 1888




Phillips & Hunt's Kansas and Nebraska - 1888




Rand McNally's Nebraska - 1888




Alt's Railway Map of Nebraska - 1889
G4191.P3 1889 .A4 RR 250




Cram's Nebraska (Railroad and County Map) - 1889




Mast, Crowell, and Kirkpatrick's Nebraska - 1889




Rand McNally's Nebraska - 1889




Alden's Nebraska - 1890




Rand McNally's Nebraska - 1890




UPRR Bird's Eye View of the Great Plains - 1890




Rand's New Sectional Map of Nebraska - 1891




Cram's Nebraska - 1893




Gaskell's Nebraska- 1893




Mast, Crowell, and Kirkpatrick's Nebraska - 1893




Cram's Nebraska - 1894




Britannica's Nebraska - 1895




Rand McNally's Nebraska - 1895




Walker's Nebraska - 1895




Century's Nebraska - 1897




Rand McNally's Nebraska - 1897




Cram's Nebraska - 1898




Mast, Crowell, and Kirkpatrick's Nebraska - 1898




Rand McNally's Nebraska (Railway Atlas) - 1898




Cram's Nebraska - 1899




Cram's Nebraska (Railway Atlas) - 1899




Matthews Northrup's Nebraska - 1899




Cram's Nebraska (Railway Atlas) - 1900




Rand McNally's Nebraska - 1900




Cram's Nebraska - 1901




Rand McNally's Nebraska (Railway Atlas) - 1901




Tunison's Nebraska - 1901



The images provided on this site were scanned from printed maps published before 1923, Hall County is providing access to these materials for educational and research purposes and is not aware of any U.S. copyright protection (see Title 17 of the United States Code) or any other restrictions.

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