Maps of Allen County, Indiana

42 minute Allen County Info provides information on the iMap GIS Portal for Allen County residents

Populated Places

  1. Aboite Township: Dunfee
  2. Adams Township: Adams Station, New Haven
  3. Cedar Creek Township: Cedarville, Grabill, Hamilton, Hursh, Leo, Urbana
  4. Eel River Township: Potter Station
  5. Jackson Township: Baldwin, Edgerton, Townley
  6. Jefferson Township: Besancon, Maples, Tillman, Zulu
  7. Lafayette Township: Aboite, Aboite Station, Nine Mile, Zanesville
  8. Lake Township: Arcola, Hadley
  9. Madison Township: Boston Corner, Centreville, Hoagland, Massilon
  10. Marion Township: Hessen Cassel, Middletown, Poe, Williamsport
  11. Maumee Township: Bluecast, Edwardsville, Woodburn
  12. Milan Township: Fairport, Gar Creek, Milan Center
  13. Monroe Township: Dixon (OH), East Liberty, Monroeville
  14. Perry Township: Carrolls, Huntertown, Hunterville, Royville
  15. Pleasant Township: Sheldon, Yoder
  16. St. Joseph Township: none
  17. Scipio Township: none
  18. Springfield Township: Cuba, Halls Corners, Harlan, Maysville
  19. Washington Township: Academie, Wallen
  20. Wayne Township: Fort Wayne, Kekionga, Lewisburg, South Wayne, Waynedale
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Allen County, Indiana Maps Online

  1. iMap GIS Portal for Allen County residents, see video above, has maps for Data Viewer, Engineering Viewer, Property Search, Election Board Viewer, Treasuer's Public Access, and City Parks, Recreation, and Trails Finder.
  2. Many Plat Maps are available at the The Genealogy Center at the Allen County Public Library in Fort Wayne, Indiana.
  3. History Center Digital Collection on the mDON mastodon Digital Object Network has many useful collections including Fort Wayne (Ind.) -- Maps, Streets -- Indiana -- Fort Wayne -- Maps, and Railroads--Indiana--Fort Wayne--Maps.
  4. Kekionga, 1697-1824 at ACGSI.org
  5. Indiana Fort Wayne : ms. map of Fort Wayne said to have been made on July 18, 1795, for General Anthony Wayne at the The Library of Congress. The Notes states: the first American post, built in 1794 and named for Anthony Wayne after his victory at Fallen Timbers, was located across the St. Marys from the old Miami village of Kekionga and the remains of old Fort Miami, at the present intersection of Clay and Berry streets"--Ency. of Historic Forts, p. 281-282. This was drawn about nine months after Anthony Wayne built his fort at the NW corner of today's Clay and Berry Streets according to Randy Harter, Fort Wayne historian, author, and the history/architecture guide for FortWayneFoodTours.comcomment to the same photo posted September 18, 2017 on You are positively from Fort Wayne, if you remember... Closed group on Facebook.
  6. 1812 Era Map of Fort Wayne, Allen County, Indiana at the The Genealogy Center
  7. 1812 reproduction map of Fort Wayne locating many historical events photos posted August 11, 2017 on You are positively from Fort Wayne, if you remember... Closed group on Facebook.
  8. Allen County Development Map, 1823-1835 at ACGSI
  9. Fort Wayne, panorama, 1857 at The Genealogy Center
  10. Map of Allen County, Indiana, 1860 at The Genealogy Center
  11. Bird's eye view of the city of Fort Wayne, Indiana 1868 at the The Library of Congress
  12. 1876 Map of Allen County Andrea A.T. Baskin, Forster and Company, Dave Rumsey Map Collection - now has 37,000 maps of the world
  13. 1876 map of Fort Wayne with Cedarville, Sheldon (currently known as Yoder), Arcola and New Haven from the David Rumsey Collection, can zoom in for more details, move the navigator, and go to original source of this Creative Commons License map.
  14. 1876 Map of Auburn, De Kalb Co., Ind. (with) Harlan Maysville, Monroeville, Edwardsburg, Huntertown, Hamilton. Andreas, A. T. (Alfred Theodore), 1839-1900; Baskin, Forster and Company, 1876, Dave Rumsey Map Collection 
  15. Panoramic view of the city of Fort Wayne, Allen County, Indiana : 1880, looking south east by Ruger, A; Stoner, J. J; Beck & Pauli Publication date 1960 at Internet Archive and a cleaner more legible version at IndianaHistory.org.
  16. Allen County, 1880 at ACGSI.org
  17. 1895 US Atlas map
  18. R.L. Polk & Co's map of the city of Fort Wayne, Indiana, 1897 by R.L. Polk &Co Publication date 1897
  19. 1898 Standard Atlas of Allen County at Internet Archive or 1898 Township maps at Historic Map Works
  20. Plat Book of Allen County, Indiana by Lindemuth, C. Ross Publication date 1900 at Internet Archive
  21. 1905 Geological map of Allen County showing sand and gravel deposits. Historic Indiana Maps at IUPUI
  22. 1907 Griswold's birdseye view of the city of Fort Wayne, Indiana indexed for ready reference. B. J. Griswold, (Bert Joseph), 1873-1927 at The Library of Congress, click the map to zoom in for more detail.
  23. 1907 Plat book of Allen County, Indiana, 45 pages, Allen County Map Co., published Fort Wayne, Ind. : Allen County Map Co., 1907. Images on the Library of Congress web site.
  24. 1907 Plat Book of Allen County, Indiana American Memory version
  25. Allen County, Indiana from 1907 to 2011 Library of Congress over 30 Historical maps
  26. Map of the city of Fort Wayne, Indiana by Fort Wayne (Ind.). City Engineer's Office; Published 1910
  27. 1914 map of towns on Rootsweb.com
  28. 1919 J.M.E. Riedel's new street number guide map of Fort Wayne really large map so zoom in and out to see details at Digital Commonwealth Massachusetts Collection Online.
  29. 1920 Plat Book of Allen County, Indiana Plat Books of Indiana Counties Vol. 1 at IUPUI, Allen County begins on page 20
  30. Map of Allen County, Indiana : roads by Darling, Orin M; Tonkel, William; Lindemuth, C. Ross; Publication date 1923; Collection allen_county; americana
  31. Map of the city of Fort Wayne, Indiana by Allen County (Ind.). Surveyor's Office; Published 1923; Collection allen_county; americana
  32. 1924 Atlas of Fort Wayne, Allen County, Indiana, 24 images, 79 pages, 19 plats, Randall, Frank M., published South Bend, Ind. : G.L. Hughes, 1924. Images on the Library of Congress web site.
  33. 1924 Atlas of Fort Wayne, Allen County, Indiana American Memory version
  34. 1930s map of Lincoln Tower downtown with more maps from Sanborn, of Pennsy RR and more in comments of February 7, 2017 discussion on You are positively from Fort Wayne, if you remember... Closed group on Facebook.
  35. Fort Wayne Central Business District, 1929 at the Genealogy Center
  36. [Map of the city of Fort Wayne, Indiana] by Allen County (Ind.). Surveyor's Office; Published 1931
  37. 1935 Allen County Indiana on Indiana Memory Digital Collections from Indiana State Library Map Collection
  38. Street map of the city of Fort Wayne, Allen County, Indiana by Fort Wayne (Ind.). Office of the City Engineer; Green, Edward; Published 1959
  39. 1965 Township maps at Historic Map Works
  40. 2000 era cartoon map of area businesses photos were posted August 9, 2017 on You are positively from Fort Wayne, if you remember... Closed group on Facebook
  41. Street Map of New Haven, Indiana, 1990s at The Genealogy Center
  42. iMap Allen County, Indiana GIS Portal - modern digital map site a the Allen County government - see video above
  43. Allen County, Indiana Cemetery locations of 190 cemeteries on Google map
  44. Allen County, Indiana Township Layout at ACGSI.org
  45. Allen County, Indiana township map - at Indiana University
  46. Bird's eye view of the city of Fort Wayne, Indiana 1868. Drawn by A. Ruger. at American Memory
  47. Fort Wayne, Indiana, Street Map with Overlays with 2 overlays shows existing and proposed historic markers on undated map at History Center Digital Collection on the mDON mastodon Digital Object Network
  48. Fort Wayne has periodic flooding of the 3 rivers. An online tool shows current river levels. Flooding forecasts to take on new look Online map depicts water’s reach, depthby Dan Stockman published October 26, 2012 in The Journal Gazette newspaper. National Weather Service has an Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Service.
  49. Milan Township historically significant structures on Wikipedia.
  50. National Register of Historic Places in Allen County, Indiana - 3 tabs State, Districts, Vacant
  51. The Newberry Library of Chicago Atlas of Historical County Boundaries went offline in July 2015 and in April 2017 They're Back by Judy G. Russell published April 11, 2017 on her The Legal Genealogist blog. See Indiana Historical Borders and Indiana Detail page.
  52. Indiana Sanborn Historic Maps 1883-1966 Database Basics and a list Index by County on the Union List of Sanborn Maps at Indiana University says the maps were created by the Sanborn Fire Insurance company for business purposes as detailed building-by-building depictions of most urban areas useful for all kinds of research. See their Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps History page. They have maps for Arcola, Fort Wayne, Huntertown, Monroeville, New Haven and Woodburn. As stated on their page: For states other than Indiana, try Michigan State University's Links to Sanborn Sites, UC Berkeley's Union List of Sanborn & Other Fire Insurance Maps, and the Library of Congresswhich has four historic maps of Fort Wayne.
  53. Sanborn Maps by Mark Meyer published March 26, 2013 on the History Center Notes & Queries blog - towards the end says In conjunction with Historical Information Gatherers, Inc., all the original [pre-1924] Sandborn maps for Indiana communities were scanned into an ISDP database and are available at the ISDP website. The Indiana Spatial Data Portal (ISDP) provides access to more than 25 terabytes of Indiana geospatial data including USGS Topographic Maps.
  54. Sanborn Maps Collection Items at The Library of Congress. See Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps Now Online blog published May 25, 2017 with 25,000 maps from the late 1880s through early 1960s increasing to 500,000 maps by 2020 for all 50 states! Introduction to the Collection, Locations, and Indiana locations.
  55. The Second Correction Line passes through northern Allen County, Indiana which accounts for the offset of the northern townships and the tiny Scipio Township. It can be seen by zooming in on this 1866 General Land Office map in the Dave Ramsey Collection of antique maps.
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Additional Map Information

  1. 1846 Post Offices on Internet Archive United States Official Postal Guide
  2. Atlases of Indiana by county - over 450 maps and atlases at Historic Map Works
  3. April 5, 2017 Facebook post shows a black ink used by draftsmen when preparing maps on a cloth "paper" or "vellum". Hofer and Davis, Inc. Land Surveyors show a bottle of ink by THE ROBERTS NUMBERING MACHINE COMPANY out of Brooklyn, New York that you can inspect and even have your photo taken at Their Wall.
  4. BLM Bureau of Land Management - How to Search Family History in BLM Records - Online Patent Searches - Automated Records - National Park Service Genealogy and Homestead Records - Dear Myrtle blog April 21, 2011 BLM website & NARA provide access to General Land Office paperwork
  5. Digital Public Library of America Announces Partnership with David Rumsey Map Collection on Digital Public Library of America blog April 30, 2013. The 38,000 digital map and image collection focuses on rare 18th and 19th century maps of North and South America.
  6. Discussion of 1876 map February 20, 2017 on You are positively from Fort Wayne, if you remember... Closed group on Facebook.
  7. Drive Time map to other cities on Our Story Made Here
  8. Early Indiana Trails and Surveys an Archive.org ebook published 1919 by George R. Wilson- Indiana Historical Society Publications Vol. 6 No. 3.
  9. Gazetteer at USGS Geographic Names Information Services GNIS
  10. Indiana county boundary changes over time at the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries Project at The Newberry Library includes interactive maps, shapefiles, chronologies, and metadata for each State.
  11. Indiana County Maps and Altlases - FamilyHistory1010.com clicking years shows county boundary changes
  12. Indiana Historical County Boundaries - Newberry Library
  13. Indiana Historical Counties 1778 - 2000 on Newberry Library Atlas of Historical County Boundaries
  14. Northeast Indiana Township maps - Census 2000 IU Kelley School of Business
  15. IndianaMap.org - Indiana Map and Data Downloads for counties
  16. Indiana Map at QuickFacts from the U.S. Census
  17. Maps of Indiana on Genealogy, Inc. an interactive series of maps showing county changes over time
  18. Historical Topographic Maps - Preserving the Past - USGS has over 193,000 topographical maps that will eventually be online. As of July 2013 Indiana was NOT listed in their Progress since April 2012 pdf.
  19. Indiana State Library’s digital collection of Official Indiana Highway maps, dating back to 1923 are found in Indiana Memory.
  20. The Easy Way to Add Maps to Your Family History Projects on Eastman's Newsleter - using the National Atlas.gov
  21. FamilySearch Land Patent Search
  22. NARA National Archives - Land Records Introduction and Links to Resources on Land Entry Case Files and Related Records
  23. Dick Eastman's Newsletter discusses converting addresses to Latitude and Longitude for easy GPS use.
  24. Maps - Araphax Publishing shows original land purchasers on land patents from Federal Government using BLM maps and others
  25. Using Maps in Genealogy - USGS - U.S. Geological Survey 4 page pdf
  26. Maps - Vpike.com uses Google Street View and Maps in separate windows to view main highways and city streets
  27. Michigan Road commissioned in 1826 connected Madison on the Ohio River with Michigan City on Lake Michigan. Map of early roads and canals was posted May 8, 2016 on Facebook by Indiana Bicentennial Commission.
  28. Post Offices by County United States Postal Service with some establishment dates
  29. Suburban and Rural Additions, 1960 at the Genealogy Center
  30. TigerWeb US Census Bureau Geography Division has a demo video
  31. USGS Quad Topographic Features in Allen County at TopoZone
  32. The Wabash trade route in the development of the old Northwest (1958) - Benton, Elbert Jay, 1871-1946
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Page updated: February 15, 2018