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How can I obtain historical USGS topographic maps?
Almost 179,000 USGS historical topographic maps are available free of charge as PDF documents. This set of files is referred to as the
Historical Topographic Map Collection (HTMC).
interfaces and procedures
, for both HTMC maps and current US Topo maps.
are also possible.
Printed copies can be ordered from the
USGS Map Store
or by calling 1-888-275-8747 (1-888-ASK-USGS), option 1. Major credit cards are accepted. Most plots cost $15 per map plus shipping, but prices vary between products.