|Charles City County is
represented in many old maps of the Tidewater area. I am a map enthusiast,
and wanted to share these with you. Feel free to suggest others to me.
The Library of
Congress has a number of maps involving Charles City County online. The
map collection home page is here:
Library of Congress Map
click on a map image, you will be taken to a page where there is a zoom
function, which allows you to enlarge sections of the map, and then you
can right-click on those to save them to your computer.
These maps are among
the best from the 1600's and 1700's; these links are to the zoom function
pages for these particular maps:
Virginia / discovered and discribed by Captayn John Smith, 1606 ; graven
by William Hole (published 1624).
A mapp of Virginia discovered to ye hills, and in it's latt. from 35
deg. & 1/2 neer Florida to 41 deg. bounds of New England / Domina Virginia
Farrer ; John Goddard sculp. (c1667)
Virginia and Maryland as it is planted and inhabited this present year
1670 / surveyed and exactly drawne by the only labour & endeavour of
Augustin Herrman bohemiensis ; W. Faithorne Sculpt.
A new map of Virginia,
Mary-Land, and the improved parts of Pennsylvania & New Jersey (1719)
A map of the most inhabited part of Virginia containing the whole province
of Maryland with part of Pensilvania, New Jersey and North Carolina. Drawn
by Joshua Fry & Peter Jefferson in 1751.
Library of Virginia ~
Virginia Maps -
Perry-Castañeda Map Collection - UT Library Online
Virginia Digital Map Library, USGenWeb
VAGenWeb - map links on lower right side
of first table
State of Virginia by