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Genealogy: Maps and Gazetteers

Maps and Gazetteers

1901 Census Map of Manitoba

Eastern Europe (AMS) Topographic Maps (Series N501, U.S. Army Map Service, 1954):  a series of 380 maps in a scale that should show almost all villages.

The US Board of Geographic Names site (USBGN) 

 Polish Gazetteer: Skorowidz miejscowosci Rzeczpospolitej Polski : (includes western parts of Ukraine, Belarus and Lithuania)   http://www.wbc.poznan.pl/dlibra/docmetadata?id=12786&from=publication  (Click British flag in right hand corner for English.)

 Old maps of Poland and Central Europe: Mapy archiwalne Polski i Europy Środkowej (Click British flag in right hand corner for English.)

Geographic Dictionary of the Kingdom of Poland and Other Slavic Countries:  Slownik geograficzny Królestwa Polskiego i innych krajów słowiańskich   (includes western parts of Ukraine, Belarus and Lithuania)

The JewishGen Communities Database and JewishGen Gazetteer:  (Shtel Seeker) based on the USBGN place names but has extra functionality such as soundex.  Using a button, you can click on a particular place that will then give all the places within a 10 mile radius.   

Where Once we Walked: A guide to the Jewish Communities Destroyed in the Holocaust. by Gary Mokotoff and Sallyann Sack with Alexander Sharon: (book)

German Volhynian and Congress Poland Gazetteers

General Map of Central Europe:  (3rd Military Mapping Survey of Austria-Hungary)

Genealogical Gazetteer of Galicia by Brian J. Lenius:  (book) 

Bukovina Gazetteer:  Gemeindelexikon 

Map of Lithuania  

List of Populated Places in Imperial Russia:  Spiski Naselennykh Mest Rossiiskoi Imperii     also on microfiche at the Family History Library

Mennonite Maps 

Maps search:  Google Maps  and for Cyrillic map search

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