Census 2000 Outline Maps. Available as .pdf documents. Use the zoom
tool (Adobe Acrobat Reader) to enlarge
the detail in any area of the map. Use map in each county identified as
000.pdf as an index for the county. Find
the appropriate grid on the map. The last two digits in the filenames
of the other maps correspond to the two digit numbers on each map grid.
For example, the map grid for block groups in Boulder County has the filename
"PB08013_000.pdf ". To view the detailed
map for the area labelled "52" on the map
grid, choose the file "PB08013_052.pdf"
Census 2000 mapping tools are available via American
Factfinder. The "Fast Access to Information" section of the website
includes a tool to map selected demographic variables from 1990 and 2000
for states by county. Census 2000 Summary File 1 (100 percent data on
age, sex, race, Hispanic or Latino origin, household type, relationship,
group quarters, whether the residence is owned or rented and vacancy status)
includes tools to map cross-tabulated data (such as the number of Hispanic
homeowners/renters in an area) for smaller areas (such as places, counties,
census tracts, block groups). Choose "Census 2000 Summary File 1" from
Sets menu of American Factfinder. Use the "Thematic Maps" tool to
create small area maps.
Note: Before you dig into the detailed maps,
you may with to identify the relevant census tract and block group numbers
with the 2000
census maps or address
Maps for Census
2000 --a guide to Census Bureau geographic products including maps
and GIS data. Includes a glossary of terms, a good overview of product
uses, and tips, techniques, and software for manipulating/printing data
Environmental Maps (E-Maps) from HUD
provides scalable maps on environmental issues (EPA data), population, ethnicity,
average income, unemployment and earnings, housing occupancy and density,
HUD community development maps, HUD public housing programs, and more general
maps on housing programs.
ESRI/FEMA Project Impact "...FEMA
and ESRI have formed a National Partnership in part aimed at providing multi-hazard
maps and information to U.S. residents, business owners, schools, community
groups, and local governments via the Internet." The site includes a feature
to create a hazard map online. Choose a location by zipcode, city and state
or choose a congressional district. Map options include flood hazard zones,
recent and historic earthquakes, historic hail storms, tornadoes, wind storms,
and hurricanes. Maps can be printed or e-mailed. The site also includes links
to emergency management sites by state and other information.
Geographic Names Information Server
USGS can be used to query a database by state, county, or feature name or
feature type. The server supplies name, coordinates, elevation, feature type
and other information which can be mapped at the Census Tiger map server.
Cultural Resources in America and Agricultural Land Use : An Initial
Map Library Select a state or states and variables to create an online
map derived from U.S.G.S. Digital Line Graph Data. Variables include federal
lands by type, most populated places, highways, rivers, railroads, historic
sites, battlefields, and county lines. Service of the University of Virginia.
Roadless Areas "are
National Forest System lands that have remained generally unroaded for a variety
of reasonsinaccessibility, rugged terrain, or environmental sensitivity."
The site includes background materials. Maps
for the entire state and invididual areas are available online.
Statistical Atlases--An American
Memory Collection, Maps
Collection, 1500-2004, provides access to statistical atlases that cover
the years 1870-1890. Choose "United States--Statistics--Maps" from the Subject
Index for the following:
Statistical atlas of the United States based on the results of the ninth
census 1870 with contributions from many eminent men of science and several
departments of the government Comp. under the authority of Congress by
Francis A. Walker, M. A., superintedent of the ninth census ...
Scribner's statistical atlas of the United States, showing by graphic
methods their present condition and their political, social and industrial
development by Fletcher W. Hewes and Henry Gannett... 
Statistical atlas of the United States, based upon the results of the
eleventh census  by Henry Gannett.