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North Carolina Resources: a General Guide: Atlases and Maps

Atlases and Maps

Atlases

  • North Carolina County Maps
    NoCar Ref Oversize G 1300 P83 1996 
    Contains a detailed map, with county roads, for each county in the state.

Maps

  • Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps
    Joyner NC Microforms Microfilm Sa516a 
    The North Carolina Collection has microfilm of Sanborn Insurance Company maps for cities and towns in eastern North Carolina and other areas of the state. Most date from 1885 to the 1920s. These detailed maps show buildings, business enterprises, streets, roads, railroads, and other features. Updated at regular intervals, the maps are extremely useful for historical research. More information can be found in the Sanborn Maps of North Carolina online guide.
  • Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps Online 
    The North Carolina Collection has microfilm of Sanborn Insurance Company maps for cities and towns in eastern North Carolina and other areas of the state. Most date from 1885 to the 1920s. These detailed maps show buildings, business enterprises, streets, roads, railroads, and other features. Updated at regular intervals, the maps are extremely useful for historical research.