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Local Maps and Their Histories
- Cleveland Historic Maps, Finally, someone has stitched together several historic plat maps of greater Cleveland -- for 1852, 1874, 1881, 1898, 1912 and 1920/22 -- and aligned them to allow you to switch between years for any location you select! We've needed this for years. Thanks Chris at ESRI Products.
- RailsandTrails.com, Steve Titchenal's wonderful map site, containing a trove of digitized maps, charts, plans, topos, pictures and other historic images.
- Cleveland Public Library's Map Collection is mounting many maps and atlases of greater Cleveland to their on-line local history site
- Cleveland Public Library's Image Collections
- Historical Maps of Cleveland -- from the Dept. of Geography, University of Alabama.
- Federal Home Owners' Loan Corporation (HOLC) maps -- Redlining maps for Cuyahoga County and Ohio.
- Ohio Web Library: Sanborn Insurance Maps. Login with an Ohio library card required.
- Ohio Land Subdivisions (Volume III of Final Report, 1925) - Only the chapter on the Western Reserve has been digitized and offered here. The huge map that accompanies this book has not be digitized.
- Knepper, George. The Official Ohio Lands Book (PDF) from the State Auditor's Office.
- PA-OH Boundary Re-survey Project - A 1990s re-tracement survey of the Ellicott Line, the base line for the original surveys of the Western Reserve in 1796.
- Laying out Cleveland - What images (and ideas) may have influenced Moses Cleaveland's plan?
- Bluestone Heights Project: Conversation on NEO Places. NeoMap.
- Illustrated articles about the mapping history of Cleveland:
Institutional Map Collections and Their Holdings
- Bureau of Land Management. "Official Federal Land Records Site." -- Of the three databases offered here, "Land Patents," "Survey Plats and Field Notes," and "Land Status Records," apparently only the first has any Ohio information