Geography & Maps

Lists Of Maps, Gazetteers, Directories And Other Items Of Interest To The Genealogical Community.

Geography & Maps


Slownik Geograficzny Królestwa Polskiego
Translated Entries and links to SGKP online

Shtetl Seeker
Town locator located at JewishGen®



Gazetteer Series


East and West Prussia Gazetteer
A useful tool for locating Roman Catholic and Protestant parishes
West Prussian Land Records
This site covers the years 1772/73, including Polish partition lands


Gemeindelexikon der im Reichsrate vertretenen Koenigreiche und Laender
Gazetteer of the Crown Lands and Territories Represented in the Imperial Council

Meyers Orts- und verkehrs-Lexikon des Deutschen Reichs


Cross Index of Polish-German Place Names


Lexicon of Polish Cities, Towns and Villages

1891 Galician Business Directory

1907 Kraków City Directory
Compiled from information taken from a directory for Kraków published in 1907 (Wielka księga adresowa Krakowa i Podgorza)

1891 Lwów Business Directory
This is a subset of the 1891 Galician Business Directory which includes street addresses not included in the Galician Directory

Commercial directory for Poland and Danzig (1923)
Handlowa ksiega adresowa Polski i Gdańska. Part of the Library of Congress pilot program to digitize portions of its collections

1929 Poland Business Directory
1835 Posen City Directory (Adress-Kalender)
The earliest known city directory published for the city of Poznań, Poland




Central Europe Jewish Population
Source: Anton Leo Hickmann, Geographisch-statistischer Taschen-Atlas (Vienna: Freytag & Berndt, 1894), map No. 10. (from the collection of Jürgen Espenhorst).
Military Mapping Survey of Austria-Hungary
The map is from 1910 and extends beyond the A-H borders
Perry-Castaneda Library Map Collection




Galicia: Administrative Districts
Galicia: Administrative Map
Galicia: General Map
Lwow (1900
This site includes a street cross-reference
Lwow (1928) Complete Map
Mapa Narodowosciowa  z 1910 r.
Stanislawow (Stanislav, Ivano-Frankovsk) vicinity
Stanislawow (Stanislav, Ivano-Frankovsk) center
Tarnopol Province: 1928
From a 1928 Travel guide about the Province
Ukrainian Road Map
A clickable map


German Empire


An Atlas of the German Empire
A digital resource from the University of Wisconsin-Madison libraries


Russian Empire


Grodno Gubernia Map
1834 map which includes parts of modern Białystok
1795-1807 in what became part of the Russian Empire
The Polish Provinces of the Russian Empire: 1902




Map Archive of Wojskowy Instytut Geograficzny 1919 - 1939

Mapa Polski (Polish City Maps)

An online searchable map down to 1:70,000.  This site includes many maps for individual towns at a very detailed level.
Poland: 1921
Poland: 1936
Poland: 1939
Poland: Old and New Administrative subdivisions
As of Jan 1, 1999
Kashubian region
Southeastern Poland
A good 100,000:1 series of maps of this region


Przewodniki Turystyczny (Travel Guides)

This is a list of online copies of travel guides