Atlases, Gazetteers, and Maps

Need to find your way around the valley...the way it looked in the 1800s? Or maybe you're curious to learn about the community where your grandparents lived at the turn of the century?

If you're searching for geographic records about Nova Scotia, we can help! 

The Local History Room at Central Library has numerous atlases, gazetteers and maps, including:

  • City Atlas of Halifax, Nova Scotia (1878)
  • Halifax Region city and tourist maps from 1900s - present
  • Nova Scotia road and tourist maps from 1930s - present
  • Nova Scotia topographical maps, 1:50,000 scale
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