Connecticut Maps

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This entry was originally written by Alice Eichholz, Ph.D., CG, in Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources.

This article is part of
the Connecticut Family History Research series.
History of Connecticut
Connecticut Vital Records
Census Records for Connecticut
Background Sources for Connecticut
Connecticut Maps
Connecticut Land Records
Connecticut Probate Records
Connecticut Court Records
Connecticut Tax Records
Connecticut Cemetery Records
Connecticut Church Records
Connecticut Military Records
Connecticut Periodicals, Newspapers, and Manuscript Collections
Connecticut Archives, Libraries, and Societies
Connecticut Immigration
Ethnic Groups of Connecticut
Connecticut County Resources
Connecticut Town Resources
Map of Connecticut


Essential companions to place-name directories in Connecticut are the fine series of Beers atlases produced in the 1860s and 70s detailing structures, property owners, places of business, schools, cemeteries, and churches in each town. Bound in folio-sized books by county, many Connecticut libraries, in addition to the Connecticut State Library, have these excellent resources. The earlier 1852 Clark’s county maps are equally available at the same locations.

Present-day street maps by county are readily available in most large stationery stores.

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