Charles City County
Virginia USGenWeb
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 Collections

If you 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 ~ Maps

Virginia Maps - Perry-Castañeda Map Collection - UT Library Online

Virginia Digital Map Library, USGenWeb

VAGenWeb - map links on lower right side of first table

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