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This entry was originally written by Patricia Lyn Scott, CA and Gary Topping Ph.D. for Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources.

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


Division of Community Relations, Department of Transportation, 4501 S. 2700 W., Salt Lake City, UT 84119, provides modern state maps. They may also be ordered online www.dot.state.ut.us/public/mapinform.htm. The U.S. Geological Survey maps (see page 5) supplement with additional geographic details. For historical maps, see:

  • Greer, Deon C., Klaus C. Gurgel, Wayne L. Wahlquist, Howard A. Christy, and Gary B. Peterson. Atlas of Utah. Provo, Utah: Brigham Young University Press, 1981.
  • Miller, David E. Utah History Atlas. Salt Lake City, Utah: the author, 1964.
  • Moffat, Riley Moore. Printed Maps of Utah to 1900. Santa Cruz, Calif.: Western Association of Map Libraries, 1981.

The collection of the FHL provides a large group of early maps. See Utah/Maps in the card catalog.

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