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Books & Media
Chart of the Port of New York and of the surrounding country. Open Crown Collection of American Maps. Series III. Sheets 226-250. This map is Sheet 244 (image 19).
Digital Collection: University of North Carolina
Three maps of northern New Jersey, with reference to the boundary between New York and New Jersey.
Digital Collection: Library of Congress
Contraction of Erskine maps covering northern New Jersey and southern New York State (copy)
BHC: On the wall, back left corner
Digital Collection: New York Historical Society
Map of the Country Thirty Miles Round the City of New York
Digital Collection: David Rumsey Map Collection
Gordon's Map of New Jersey
Coast Survey Maps that cover small parts of Bergen County. See #17, #98, #99, #100a, #102b.
Digital Collection: University of Alabama
From Fort Lee to Boomper's Hook, New Jersey (US Coast Survey #96) From Fort Lee to Boomper's Hook (north of Closter Landing) west to Closter and Liberty Pole
Digital Collection: National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration
Thirty Miles Round the City of New York
Map of Part of New York and New Jersey (US Coast Survey # 132) Boomper's Hook (north of Closter Landing) to Slaughter's Landing (Rockland Lake) and west to Godwinsville and new Milford
Sidney's map of twelve miles around New York (showing southern Bergen County). The best access to the New York Public Library map collection is through MapWarper. Set up a free account to enlarge and download maps.
Digital Collection: New York Public Library
Corey Hopkins Map of Bergen & Passaic Cos.
BHC: Wall outside the Bolger Heritage Center
Digital Collection: Princeton University and Library of Congress
Walling Map of New York & Vicinity (shows most of Bergen Co.)
Hughes Palisades to Paterson
BHC: Heritage Archives (call for an appointment)
Digital Collection: Rutgers University
Vermeule Topographic Maps of New Jersey (3" = 1 mile)
Digital Collection: NJ Department of Environmental Protection
Topographical Map of Bergen & Passaic Counties from Beers Atlas of New Jersey
Digital Collection: David Rumsey Map Collection and Rutgers University
Walker Atlas of Bergen County
BHC: Heritage Reference 917.94921 WAL or Heritage Archives (call for an appointment)
Digital Collection: Historic Map Works
Colton's Roadmap of Bergen County
New York City and Vicinity (includes lower half of Bergen County)
Digital Collection: Harvard Map Collection
Robinson Map of Bergen County
Title Insurance Company Map of Bergen County
Bromley Atlas of Bergen County
Digital Collection: Rutgers University V1 and V2
North Jersey Title Insurance Company
Hagstrom Bergen County Wall Map
Franklin Atlas, Vol. 1 (southeastern Bergen County, other volumes were apparently never published)
Hearne Brothers Bergen County Wall Map
BHC: Heritage Center, pull-down rack in the back of the room (ask Librarian for assistance)
1950 Census Enumeration District Map
Digital Collection: National Archives Catalog and Ridgewood Map National Archives Catalog
Real Estate Atlas of Bergen County (showing tax maps from every municipality)
BHC: Heritage Archives Be 22 (call for an appointment)
Champion Bergen County Wall Map
Historic Aerial Photos & Topographic Maps
Digital Collection: Historic Aerials (free to view, fee for downloading or copying)
Various dates (most of Bergen covered by Park Ridge, Ramsey, Hackensack, Paterson, & Weehawken quadrangles)
Digital Collection: University of Texas and Rutgers University
USGS Historical Topographic Map Explorer (Covers all of the United States)
Digital Collection: USGS
State of NJ Transparency Center: Aerial photos with street map, lot outline, and owner overlay
Digital Collection: NJ Office of Information Technology
BHC: Heritage Archives 1916, 1925, 1928 & 1930/42 (call for an appointment)
Mahwah Museum: 1917, 1925 (Mahwah Maps)
Digital Collection: Princeton University
Nova Caesarea: A Cartographic Record of the Garden State
Atlas of the Historical Geography of the United States
Digital Collection: University of Richmond