Boone Maps

Boone County, Ky   Boone County, Ky
The county as first formed, from Campbell County, in 1799.   Taking a portion of Gallatin, 1800
     
Boone County, Ky   Boone County, Ky
Gallatin takes back a corner, 1837   Adjustment at Grant Co line, 1870
Adjustments in the county line since the county was formed

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1804 Boone County

1804

 

Boone County

Proposed Railroad, 1866
You'll want the key to what all those red lines are.  It's here.

 

Boone County, Kentucky

This map from the 1914 Statistical Atlas of the US and identifies the absolute center
of the US population in Boone County, Kentucky in 1880.  The exact spot is near an
airport viewing area near the south end of Mineola Pike.  There's an historical marker there.

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1883 Lake Atlas

Philadelphia's D. J. Lake Company put out atlases for hundred of counties in the US in the 1870's and 1880's.
Three Counties Patrons Patrons

An overview of the Lake Atlas Precincts

Boone County Patrons

Beaver Bellevue Bullitsville Burlington
Beaver Precinct Bellevue Precinct Bullitsville Precinct Burlington Precinct

Carlton Florence Hamilton Petersburg
Carlton Precinct Florence Precinct Hamilton Precinct Petersburg Precinct

Taylorsport Union Verona Walton
Taylorsport Precinct Union Precinct Verona Precinct Walton Precinct

Petersburg - Verona Burlington - Hebron Walton
Petersburg & Hebron Burlington & Hebron Walton

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Boone County, 1899 A 1923 Boone County
Map, before I-75, before
 US 42, and before
the airport.
Topographic Map
of northeastern
 Boone County
from c. 1912

 

Walton     Walton

These detailed maps (pdf's) of Walton from 1921 are Sanborn Fire Maps, originally created to assist insurance companies assess risk for underwriting fire insurance, hence “fire maps.” These should eventually be available, in color, from the Library of Congress' site for Sanborns. There are Walton maps for 1921 and 1927, but to our knowledge, only Walton was mapped in Boone County.

 

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1931 Boone County Map
(which shows a lot of one-room schools)

Boone County, 1935
red lines are roads, 
black lines are railroads
Boone County
from a 1940 magisterial
district map

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Here's a complete set of 7.5 minute topographical maps of Boone County. Except for Lawrenceburg, they are all from 1950-1953, as indicated. Make sure you're pdf viewer is set to 100% magnification to see them at their best.

  Hooven Addyston  
  W. North Bend (1954) E. North Bend (1953)  
Aurora Lawrnceburg Burlington Covington
Aurora (1953) Lawrenceburg Burlington (1951) Covington
Aberdeen Rising Sun Union Indendence
sliver (1953) Rising Sun (1951) Union (1950) Independence (1950)
  Patriot Verona Walton
  Patriot (1951) Verona (1950) Walton (1950)

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Rennick Map
Robert Rennick drew this map of the locations, over time, of many of the various Boone County post offices

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Florence, Ky Florence, Ky Florence, Ky Florence, Ky Florence, Ky
  1938 1949 1954 1960 1969
  By all mean, check out this site. It has aerial photography of Boone County. Note tabs on the right at that site that let you select the years of the photography you want to see: 1938, 1949, 1954, 1960, 1969, 1974, 1981 and many newer years. Shown is the intersection of US 25 and US 25 in Florence. Not exactly maps, but aerial photography is, in our opinion, not much different from mapping.

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