Fayette County Kentucky - Maps, Places

Lexington detail from 1796 map

Lexington detail from George Collett's 1796 Road from Limestone (now Maysville) to Frankfort Kentucky From the
David Rumsey Map Collection

Map of early Kentucky stations
Map of Virginia's Western Counties, 1776
Map of Virginia's Western Counties, 1780
Kentucky 1784
John Filson's 1793 Kentucky Map
from The Goldbug
Formation of Kentucky Counties
Historical County Lines (1784-1834)
Kentucky County Census Maps
Kentucky Digital Map Library
Kentucky Atlas and Gazetteer
Kentucky Geography Network
Kentucky Oil and Gas Ownership plus Water Well and Stream Searchable Databases
A Guide to Kentucky Place Names
The Wilderness Road

The Old Maysville Road by Samuel Wilson
(in Ohio History - begins halfway down page)
Bird's eye view of the city of Lexington
, Fayette County, Kentucky 1871. From the American Memories Collection of the Library of Congress

Lexington, Kentucky: The Athens of the West - A National Register of Historic Places Travel Itinerary

1886 Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps for Lexington (from Kentuckiana Digital Library) select browse all maps

1998 Fayette County Highway Map (Includes rural communities, post offices, etc.)

Lexington Houses Renumbered in 1902
Currrently Populated Places

Map of the Kentucky Central Railroad (1863) from Benton Station to Lexington showing all of the important bridges and their defensive works

1914 county map

Lexington Today

McConnell Springs
  visit to read Nancy O'Malley's
McConnell Springs in Historical Perspective

Daniel Boone's Station

Town Branch Trail Guide
(and more) from Town Branch Trail, Inc.
Kentucky Land Patents: County Court Orders Series, 1835-present

Bud Salyer's List of Early Kentucky Surveyors and Deputy Surveyors

Neal Hammon's article on Initial Land Acquisition in Kentucky


Find a Town's County
Google Earth
TerraServer high resolution aerial photographs  
Animated US County Map (1650-1983)
The Eagle Map of the United States,1832
United States Digital Map Library

USGS National Mapping Information
Admission of the States and Territorial Acquisition
Taking the Mystery out of Land Records
National Register database
Platting Deeds in Metes and Bounds
Use SiteFinder to plot onto Google maps
Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection

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