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Map Collection at the New Jersey State Library

1986 Map of Burlington City, NJ Map J912.91 B95 L113
1986 Map of Burlington City, NJ Map J912.91 B95 L113

New Jersey State Library Map Collection Highlights

  • New Jersey County Maps, including Road Maps, Geographical Maps, and Guides to Public Transit
  • Over 40 Maps of the Trenton area and Mercer County
  • Historic New Jersey Maps from the 17th, 18th, 19th, and early 20th Centuries
  • USGS Topographic Maps
  • Census Tract Maps
  • Regional Maps of New York City and Philadelphia area

Searching NJSL Map Collection

How to Find Maps in the State Library

Our Library Catalog is available online and is freely accessible to anyone!  

  • Go to the Advanced Search Screen and restrict the media type to "Printed Maps". 
  • Use a General Keyword search to find all maps in a subject group (i.e., Passaic County)
  • Use a Title Keyword search if you are looking for an individual map and know the title.

Web Resources

NJSL Map Databases

Print Resources

Guide to New Jersey Maps in Special Collections and Archives Rutgers University Libraries. Carlucci, April. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Libraries, c1986
J912 C285M Level 4

The Mapping of New Jersey: the men and the art. Snyder, John P. New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers University Press, c1973 J912 S675 Level 4

Worksheets: New Jersey in Printed Maps to 1800. Trenton, N.J.: s.n., 1977
J912 W927 Level 4

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