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ani-earth-look.gifMaps of Poland, Europe,
and other geographic areas
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Maps and geographic references are an important tool in doing genealogy research. Depending on the time period, the boundry of many countries have changed. Poland through it's history has had some dramatic changes and during certain periods, did not even exist as a country. We've tried to give you a range of different geographic tools and other resource sites to aid you in learning the history of these changes, and for locating specific geography subjects.


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Poland and Europe: (View the Europe maps in sequence to follow the changes in Poland's borders.)
  • 1-1700 AD, Europe, Historical - euroatlas.com
  • 1004/1201/1493/1618/1717/1815/1922 - PoloniaNet
  • 1025, Europe (Poland vs Holy Roman Empire - ATPC
  • 1402, Europe (Poland-Lithuania) - ATPC
  • 1600, Poland, Jewish Immigration until 1600 - Beyond The Pale
  • 1618+, Prussia (historical boundaries) - World History at KMLA
  • 1626, Poland (click to enlarge) - muzeum-polskie.org
  • 1630-1632, Europe, Silesia/Poland/Prussia/Pomerania US Military Academy
  • 1660, Europe (Poland vs East Prussia) - ATPC
  • 1700, Prussia - Pommern
  • 1724, Europe (zoom) U.S. Library of Congress
  • 1739 Poland/Lithuenia (click on floating image to enlarger) - museum-polskie.org
  • 1740 abt, Kingdom of Poland and Central Europe - Berdichev Revival
  • 1740, Europe, Central, Poland/Silesia/E.Prussia - US Military Academy
  • 1772, Baltic Lands (Prussia, Pol-Lith, Hunagary, etc.) - Univ. of Texas
  • 1772-1976 Poland, Partitions - ombomb.org
  • 1772, Poland, First Partition - ATPC
  • 1786, Prussia - Pommern
  • 1793, Poland, Second Partition - ATPC
  • 1795, Poland, Third Partition - ATPC
  • 1795, Baltic Lands (Prussia, Russia, Austria, etc.) - Univ. of Texas
  • 1796, Europe, Austria/Prussia/Russia - US Military Academy
  • 1801, Europe, Austria/Prussia/Russia - US Military Academy
  • 1810 & 1815, Europe, Prussia/Duchy Warsaw/Austria - US Military Academy
  • 1812, Poland, Dutchy of Warsaw (Napoleon Campaign) - U.S. Military Academy
  • 1815, Poland, boundry changes since 1815 - GenPoland
  • 1864, Europe - ATPC
  • 1870, German Empire, (Poland) - AST Notes
  • 1871, West Poland w/towns Roll Family Maps
  • 1882, Austria-Hugarian Empire (Galicia) - FFEHS
  • 1882, Baltic, East Russian Empire - Shtetlinks
  • 1882, Belarus, Russian Empire - FEEFHS.org
  • 1882, Pomerania - FEEFHS.org
  • 1882, Posen - FEEFHS.org
  • 1882, Posen, German Empire - Shtetlinks
  • 1882, Prussia, East - FEEFHS.org
  • 1882, Prussia, East, German Empire - Shtetlinks
  • 1882, Prussia, West - Kolpack.com
  • 1882, Silesia - FEEFHS.org
  • 1882, Silesia, German Empire - Shtetlinks
  • 1883, Poland (West), German Empire Atlas (PDF format) - Univ. of Wisconsin
  • 1898, Europe (zoom) U.S. Library of Congress
  • 1902, Poland, Russian Provinces - FEEHS
  • 1914, Europe, Central, WWI - US Military Academy
  • 1914, Europe (Poland Partitions) - ATPC
  • 1917, German Empire - atsnotes.com
  • 1918, Poland, End of Partitions - ATPC
  • 1919, Poland Corridor (end of WWI) - ATPC
  • 1919, Europe, End WWI - US MIlitary Academy
  • 1920, Poland/Russia War - Iyp.org
  • 1921/1939 maps - PGSA
  • 1927, German Empire, (Poland) - PPWK Co.
  • 1938, Large detailed map - ATPC
  • 1939, Poland WWII (German & Russian areas) - ATPC
  • 1942, Europe (WWII German Controlled) - ATPC
  • 1945, Map of Poland (end of WWII). - ATPC
  • 1984, Europe Terrain Map - Perry-Castaneda Library
  • 1998 Poland - 3D Atlas
  • 2000, Poland (large) - ATPC
  • Miscellaneous:

  • Baltic Sea Countries - ATPC
  • German Maps Database: SGGEE
    - German Settlements in Middle Poland 1938
    - Evangelical Luthern Parishes in Poland 1939 (two maps)
    - Polish German Frontier 1892 (Allestein-left/Posen right)
    - Orignis of Germans in Poland
  • Europe, Country Maps - Perry-Castaneda Library
  • Mineral Maps of Poland - pgi.waw.pl
  • Ports of Poland PolfrachtShipping
  • Purchase a map: Polart.com, MapTown.com
  • Statistical: population, geographic, Climate, etc. - mos.gov.pl

  • Poland Cities:
  • 1659, Gdansk - muzeum-polskie.org
  • 1920, Klodzko(Glatz) - Netgate.com
  • Cities/Towns Index of Poland - Calle.com
  • Historic city maps (purchase) - generationspress.com
  • Poland's Communities, check this page for possible city map and home page - ATPC
  • Poland map linked to city maps - PPWK
  • Poznan - Interaktywny Poznan
  • Warcschal, 1737 (click on image to enlarge) - muzeum-polskie.org
  • Poland Provinces:
  • 1999 Poland Provinces outline map - ATPC
  • Poland map linked to provinces/cities - PolandGenWeb
  • Poland map linked to provinces/cities - Gimnazjum.pl
  • Provinces, aid for old versus new name- AMU.edu
  • Provinz, West Preussen (historical, click image to enlarge) - genealogienetz.de
  • Miscellaneous:
  • 1942, Map of Extermination Camps in Poland - Jewish Virtual Library
  • 1943, Poland:Eastern Frontier used at Teheran Conf. - Evaleksa
  • Antinque maps of Poland & other countries - Antique Prints & Maps
  • Antique maps/information - AntiqueMaps.co.uk
  • Atlantic Ocean - ATPC
  • Distance between two locations - Indo.com
  • Jewish Immigration Map of Poland & history - Jewish Polish History
  • National Parks of Poland (clickable) - hum.amu.edu.pl
  • North America 1845 - ATPC
  • Past and Present Regions of Poland - U. of Buffalo
  • US Map Collections: 1500-1999 -American Memory, LOC
  • USA Census 1990, Polish Distribution - ATPC
  • Search Sites: Find Cities/Countries
  • Calle.com - Maps of 56947 towns (select town from alphabetical table).
  • MapaPolski.pl - Excellent for finding location if you know name of the town.
  • MapPoint (MSN) - Very fast zoom.
  • Map Quest - Clickable map with search feature.
  • MultiMap - Clickable map with search feature.
  • Oddens Bookmarks - Search results with over 50 Poland map links!
  • Pilot.pl - Clickable maps with search (excellent).
  • Poland 2002 - Clickable map of provinces to city links within province.
  • ShtetlSeeker/JewishGen - Excellent for finding old towns. Creates list of locations to consider.
  • U.S. Military Acadamy - Very nice series of military maps for historical buffs.
    ATPC Multi-Search - results of search on "Poland maps".
    Search Encarta from the SearchWWW page.
  • Related links:

    Historical Geography of Poland - Perspective on the many boundary changes affecting genealogy research.
  • World History Atlas KMLA - Excellent tool for learning boundary changes of European countries.
  • OmniMap.com - Source for purchasing maps of Poland.
  • PolandBoarderSurnames - Good map section on the provinces of old/new Poland.
  • PolandGenWeb - Another good list of Poland maps.
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