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Four early maps of Henrico County and Richmond

November 27, 2011 11:58 am by

The independent city of Richmond was located within Henrico County until a state constitutional change in 1871 created independent cities. Earlier maps of Henrico show Richmond at the center of the county. A number of later maps of Richmond draw from the 1853 Smith’s Map of Henrico County.

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Henrico County (1864)

Henrico County (Nacomb 1862)

Henrico County (Smith 1853)

Henrico County (Smith 1853)

DETAIL Henrico County (Smith 1853)

Richmond (Adams 1864)

Map of the city of Richmond, Virginia/From a survey by I. H. Adams, Assist., U.S. Coast Survey, 1858, with additions from Smith’s map of Henrico County, 1853. Prepared at the U.S. Coast Survey Office, A.D. Bache, Supt. H. Lindenkohl & Chas. G. Krebs, lith.


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