|The county as first formed, from Campbell County, in 1799.||Taking a portion of Gallatin, 1800|
|Gallatin takes back a corner, 1837||Adjustment at Grant Co line, 1870|
|Adjustments in the county line since the county was formed|
Proposed Railroad, 1866
You'll want the key to what all those red lines are. It's here.
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.
|Philadelphia's D. J. Lake Company put out atlases for hundred of counties in the US in the 1870's and 1880's.|
An overview of the Lake Atlas Precincts
|Boone County Patrons|
|Beaver Precinct||Bellevue Precinct||Bullitsville Precinct||Burlington Precinct|
|Carlton Precinct||Florence Precinct||Hamilton Precinct||Petersburg Precinct|
|Taylorsport Precinct||Union Precinct||Verona Precinct||Walton Precinct|
|Petersburg & Hebron||Burlington & Hebron||Walton|
|Boone County, 1899||A 1923 Boone County
Map, before I-75, before
US 42, and before
from c. 1912
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.
1931 Boone County Map
|Boone County, 1935
red lines are roads,
black lines are railroads
from a 1940 magisterial
|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.
|W. North Bend (1954)||E. North Bend (1953)|
|Aurora (1953)||Lawrenceburg||Burlington (1951)||Covington|
|sliver (1953)||Rising Sun (1951)||Union (1950)||Independence (1950)|
|Patriot (1951)||Verona (1950)||Walton (1950)|
|Robert Rennick drew this map of the locations, over time, of many of the various Boone County post offices|
|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.|