Morris County Library > Reference > NJ Maps


MCL has a wide range of maps and atlases: flood plain and seismic maps; 19th century atlases for most NJ counties; some coastal mapping; USGS topographical maps, current and historic; and Sanborn fire insurance maps.

Online mapping for New Jersey
see I-Map NJ, from the Dept of Environmental Protection
NJ Geological Survey's Digital Geodata Archive
Rutgers, the NJ Environmental Digital Library
Census Bureau online mapping of population, Census 1990 and 2000.

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Agriculture---New Jersey
Appalachian Trail---New Jersey
Biogeography (plant & animal distribution)---New Jersey
Census tracts, 1990---Morris County
Coastal storm vulnerability---selected New Jersey areas
Drainage--- New Jersey
Fish and fisheries---New Jersey
Flood Insurance Rate---Morris County
Geodetic Control---New Jersey
Geologic---New Jersey (See also NJ Geologic Survey
Historic, New Jersey, Morris County and county municipalities
(Online, see Rutgers "Old Morris County" & the David Rumsey collection of 308 NJ maps.)
Morris County 1868 & 1887
see also Sanborn fire insurance maps, below

Hydrogeological (surface and ground waters)---New Jersey
Land ownership---New Jersey counties
Land use series (USGS)---NJ, NY, PA, DE and MD
Magnetic declination---New Jersey
Municipal---New Jersey
Passaic River Basin Study, US Army Corps of Engineers, includes maps
Physical geography---NJ, NY and PA
Pine Barrens---New Jersey
Political geography---New Jersey
Population---New Jersey
Revolution, New Jersey---1775-1783
Riparian lands (riverside property)---New Jersey, 1875
Roads---New Jersey
Rockaway Valley Regional Sewer Authority (RVRSA), studies include maps
Sanborn fire insurance maps, Princeton New Jersey and Morris County (see also microfilm ca 1885-1950)
Seismological---New Jersey
Soils---Morris County and the USDA Soil Surveys for each NJ county (also online)
Topographic (USGS quadrangles), New Jersey, 1891-1957; Newark, NJ, 1926; New York, 1898-1960; Pennsylvania, 1885-1973; mid-Atlantic region, 1944-1972.
Transportation---New Jersey
Ward maps, cs. 1850-1886, variously Jersey City, Hoboken, Hudson, Newark, New York and Brooklyn
Wetlands Inventory Quadrangle---Morris County (also online, Wetlands online mapper, from US Fish and Wildlife Service)
Wildlife reservations---New Jersey
Zip codes---Morris County

Among our useful historic maps are the Beers, Robinson or Wolverton atlases, which indicate property owners and location of buildings. The collection includes
Bergen County, 1876
Cumberland County, 1878
Hunterdon County, 1873
Monmouth County, 1889
Morris County, 1853 (Online,
from Rutgers University.)
Morris County, 1868
Morris County, 1887 (Online, in several sheets, from RootsWeb.)
Morristown, 1874
Passaic County, 1877
Salem & Gloucester County, 1876
Somerset County, 1873
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9 December 1996