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Historic Maps of Louisa County

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Historic Maps of Louisa County



The 1863 Confederate Engineers maps are available as full downloads from the Library of Congress.  The following links are overlays of these maps on modern imagery.  The historic maps have been geo-referenced using known locations of streams, railroads and landmarks.  Some deviation will exist along roads.  Users are invited to contact us with information to improve the map's overlay accuracy.

1863 Gilmer Map

1863 Gilmer Map with Spyglass overlay feature 

1863 Hotchkiss Map

1863 Hotchkiss Map as a Swipe

The following maps of mining in Mineral City are in the beta stages.  The photos contained here come from the William B. Kiblinger collection of negatives in the Louisa County Historical Society archives.  We are seeking more photographs from the public to match the mines known to exist.  the second map was created using only the mines listed in the Virginia Department of Mines and Minerals locating them by the lattitude and longitude provided in their inventory.  We are seeking collaborators to accurately locate additional mining sites.

Historic Mining in Mineral Tour

Information on the Mines in Mineral

The following are historic maps of the Town of Louisa.  The originals are in the Louisa County Historical Society archive. They appear to have been produced in conjunction with the construction of the new courthouse in 1904.

Town of Louisa 1896

Town of Louisa 1903-1904

Main Street, Town of Louisa 1904


Library of Congress Maps


Louisa County Historical Society