Old Road Maps of Austin

Created 09-July-2004.

1839 Plat is bounded by East Avenue, North Avenue (Fifteenth Street), West Avenue, and the Colorado River. Shows creeks, streets, lots and blocks by number--giving measurements, the location of government buildings and Capitol Square, an armory, churches, the University Academy, jails, and public squares. Note: "All the alleys are Twenty feet wide."

1853 Shows streets by name, lots and blocks by number, rivers, creeks, and the Capitol Square. Note: "All the Alleys are twenty feet wide."
1872 Shows rivers, creeks, hilly areas, streets by name, lots and blocks by number, churches, state and public buildings, and railroads.
1885 Shows streets, blocks, schools, cemeteries, the Capitol, the Colorado River, creeks, and railroads.
1890 Birdseye view showing streets, public and private buildings and residences, railroad yards, trolley car lines, rivers, creeks, and territory surrounding the city. Illustrations of buildings, carriages, trees, and other topographic features. Reverse side has the following insets: 1) Map of Hyde Park and Hyde Park Addition, showing streets, lots, blocks, lakes, and the park; 2) The City Dam and Lake, which is an illustration of the lake, dam, hills, and railroads in the vicinity.
1919 Shows rivers, creeks, surveys of land giving owners and acreage, lots and blocks by number, streets, railroads, public and private buildings, and residences. This map is accompanied by a street guide.

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