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Maps
Telling a Story Through
Highway and Planning Maps


Introduction to History through Maps

The goal of this section of California Highways is to use actual and planning maps from various years to tell the highway history of various regions of the state. Choose one of the areas below to start your journey:

The following are some additional maps of interest that aren't covered by the pages above:

Actual Maps: California

Actual Maps: Regional (as indicated)

Other Useful Map Sources

Map Posting and Usage Policy

  1. Current commercially available maps will not be posted in their entirety, although small portions may be used for discussion and teaching purposes. These portions will not be full size.
  2. State highway maps will not be posted in their entirety, although portions may be used for discussion and teaching purposes.
  3. Copyright will be respected as much as possible, although excerpts from copyrighted material may be used for discussion and teaching purposes.
  4. The source for a map will always be indicated, if known, with the exception being maps derived from Google Maps and the Caltrans Postmile Tool, which uses Google Maps.
  5. This site has no control over maps posted on sites not part of the California Highways web structure.

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