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Maps: City & Regional

 Digital Collection
Identifier: dcpl_map
Maps: City & Regional in Dig DC
Maps: City & Regional in Dig DC


  • Creation: 1612 - 1935


This digital collection includes individual printed maps of the District of Columbia, the Greater Washington Metropolitan Area, and the region. This collection covers a variety of neighborhoods, subjects, and types of maps.

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions to accessing this digital collection.

Conditions Governing Use

This collection is in the public domain.

Biographical / Historical

The Washingtoniana Map Collection consists of more than 8,000 print and microfiche maps from 1612 to the present documenting the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. These include real estate atlases, Sanborn Fire Insurance maps, and many others covering a variety of topics and created by many sources for many different purposes. Real estate atlas holdings include plat books published by Hopkins (1877-1890s) and Baist (1903-67).

Repository Details

Part of the The People's Archive, Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Library Repository

901 G Street NW
4th Floor East
Washington DC 20001