Results 1 – 7 of 7 Atlas of fifteen miles around Washington, including the counties of Fairfax and Alexandria, Virginia Some p. were originally folded. Phillips Fairfax County, Virginia – Static (pdf) maps of Fairfax County. () Hopkins Map of the Outline of Prince George, Fairfax and Alexandria Counties. PDF. is your source for old antique maps, map reproduction prints and cartographic gifts. States ▻ Virginia ▻ Fairfax County ▻ Atlas of Fifteen Miles Around Washington, DC, ▻ Falls Church Publisher: G.M. Hopkins & Co.
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Cover Page Reference Map. United States Country Map. Scroll down to view all plates.
Exploring 19th Century Maps The most important feature—indicated by a button with three rectangles layered on top of each other known as a hamburger button—is a menu that allows one to select from a long list of map layers providing different kinds of data. Accokeek Piscataway District City Map. Discovering property and utility boundaries and environmental information. Above is a random plate from this atlas. Dawsonville Medley District City Map. Clarksburgh Clarksburgh District City Map.
Beallsville Medley District City Map. Lakeland, the neighborhood of College Park east of US-1 and just north of Campus Drive, is a historically-African American neighborhood surrounded by subdivisions that were originally whites-only. Furthermore, a number of the layers will only display if you are zoomed in very closely, making it hard to get a good overview of a large area. Discovering property and utility boundaries and environmental information Along with the property lines I mentioned previously, one can overlay the maps with various other boundaries, including electoral districts, school boundaries for elementary, middle, and high school students, and even utility boundaries.
Aerial photos of Lakeland from towith property lines overlaid. Bethesda Bethesda District City Map. A few downsides to the resource While the Prince George’s Atlas provides a number of interesting map layers, the user interface is hardly perfect.
Another feature of the Prince George’s Atlas is the ability to display several types of environmental information, including ground cover, impervious surfaces, floodplains, watersheds, and a contour map of the county with two-foot contours. Aquasco Aquasco District City Map.
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However, the historical maps don’t match up exactly—I suspect they weren’t surveyed very precisely—and there are discontinuities, so it takes a bit of guesswork and local familiarity to figure out what roads correspond to the ones seen on the map.
Get daily updates via email Sign Up. Table of Distances Reference Map. It doesn’t appear to ever have been built on, likely because it was too swampy. The photos also help confirm that although the land directly north of Campus Drive between US-1 and Rhode Island Avenue—now part of the Paint Branch Trail park—was divided up into lots with several streets.
Vansville Vansville District City Map. Langley Providence District City Map. The most important feature—indicated by a button with three rectangles layered on top of each other known as a hamburger button—is a menu that allows one to select from a long list of map layers providing different kinds of data.
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Herndon Lee District City Map. Using the site is not incredibly self-explanatory, and it took me an hour or two to fully understand it. Rockville Rockville District City Map. Hyattsville Bladensburgh District City Map.
By overlaying the old aerial photos and the property lines in the area, one can see where the eastern half of the community used to be, and how it was originally broken up into lots. A map of electric utilities in Prince George’s county. Sandy Spring City Map. By submitting a comment, you agree to abide by our comment policy. A map of groundcover in the western half of Greenbelt and northern Berwyn Heights. Forestville Spaldings District City Map. Laurel Laurel District City Map. What information would you ma; for?
Germantown Clarksburgh District Hopkons Map. A display of major roads is overlaid on any map layer if you zoom out beyond a medium-sized area. Bladensburgh Bladensburgh District City Map. Woodville Aquasco District City Map.
This online GIS atlas reveals the history of Prince George’s County
I found the County Council districts particularly useful, because the County government doesn’t seem to have very detailed maps of them on its website. Click to view a larger map.
What do you think about this tool? Falls Church City Map. The online Prince George’s Atlas is a virtual treasure trove of historic fairvax photos, maps and other cartographic information about the region.
While the Prince George’s Atlas provides a number of interesting map layers, the user interface is hardly perfect.