The Research Library collects maps that include all or part of the state of Delaware from the 1600s to the present.  Types of maps in the collection include:

- Explorer's maps
- Property and street maps
State and local atlases
- Fire insurance maps
- Railroad maps
- Aerial views
- State highway maps
Pre-1800 Maps
- Map of Kent county published by A.D. Byles, 1859

For more information, see: obtaining copies, using maps in publications, research services

For questions about our map collection, contact or call (302) 655-7161.


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