Maps

North Carolina Maps is a comprehensive, online collection of historic maps of the Tar Heel State. Featuring maps from three of the state’s largest map collections — the North Carolina State Archives, the North Carolina Collection at UNC-Chapel Hill, and the Outer Banks History Center — North Carolina Maps provides an unprecedented level of access to these materials. North Carolina Maps contains more than 3,000 maps, ranging in date from the late 1500s to 2000, and including detailed maps for each of North Carolina’s one hundred counties.

 

 

 

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Map of Rockingham County Municipalities and Townships

courtesy of Wikipedia


Rockingham County in 1857

Rockingham County in 1857


The Carey maps are detailed representations of the state in the late 1700s.  Bethabara was east of Winston-Salem in present-day Forsyth County.  Martinville was the first county seat for Guilford to the south.  Hillsboro was the county seat of Orange County to the east.

1796 Carey Mathew map of Rockingham County

1796 Carey Mathew map of Rockingham County area


1795 Carey Mathew map of Rockingham County

1795 Carey Mathew map of Rockingham County area