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Wheeling Area Maps

OCPL Archives and Special Collections

Maps at the Library:

The Ohio County Public Library (OCPL) Archives and Special Collections holds a variety of maps of Wheeling, WV available in an extensive collection of individual maps, archives collections, atlases, and history books. Not all of these maps have been digitized, but are available to view at the Library by appointment. Please call 304-232-0244 or email [email protected].

Links to digitized Wheeling area maps available through the Ohio County Public Library and the Library of Congress are listed below.

Full Inventory of Wheeling maps held by OCPL Archives

Digitized OCPL Archives Maps of Wheeling:

1853: Map of the City of Wheeling and Suburbs Ohio Co., Virginia
1871: Map of the City of Wheeling, South Wheeling and La Grange, West Virginia
1913: Map of Wheeling Showing Great Number of Privy Vaults
1918: Map of Ohio County, West Virginia, 1918 (Farmline map)

Wheeling Area Maps Available Online Through the Library of Congress:

The following Wheeling area maps have been digitized and made available online by the Library of Congress.

Sanborn Insurance Maps of Wheeling:

All editions 
➤ 1921-1922:  Vol. 1  |  Vol. 2 
➤ 1921-1951:  Vol. 1  |  Vol. 2 
➤ 1952:  Vol. 1  |  Vol. 2 

View digitized Sanborn maps for Marshall County, WV (Greater Moundsville area and Cameron) 

Ohio Valley Maps:

Map of the county west of Cumberland towards the Ohio river, showing the various lines surveyed or reconnoitred [sic] for the extension of the Baltimore & Ohio Rail Road (1843)
Map of Hancock County Virginia (1852)
Map of the "Panhandle" embracing counties of Hancock, Brooke, Ohio and Marshall, West Virginia (1871, shows some residences.)
Appendix B, project map A, Wheeling Creek Watershed, Pennsylvania and West Virginia (1980)
Appendix B, project map A, Wheeling Creek Watershed, Pennsylvania and West Virginia (1980)
➤ Project map, Wheeling Creek watershed, Marshall and Ohio counties, West Virginia, Greene and Washington counties, Pennsylvania (1988)

State Maps:

A general map of the middle British colonies, in America; viz Virginia, Màriland, Dèlaware, Pensilvania, New-Jersey, New-York, Connecticut, and Rhode Island (1755)
A map of the most inhabited part of Virginia containing the whole province of Maryland with part of Pensilvania, New Jersey and North Carolina (1755)
A map of the state of Virginia: reduced from the nine sheet map of the state in conformity to law (1827)
Map of Virginia and Maryland, constructed from the latest authorities (1832)
Map of Virginia: showing the distribution of its slave population from the census of 1860 (1861)
Map of the State of Virginia (1862 - Nicholson)
Map of the State of Virginia (1862 - Crebs)
Map of the State of Virginia (1863)
Lloyd's official map of the State of Virginia from actual surveys by order of the Executive, 1828 & 1859 (1863)
County map of Virginia and West Virginia (1863)
Map of the State of Virginia (1864)
Map of the State of Virginia (1865)
➤ Colton's new topographical map of the states of Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland & Delaware : and portions of other adjoining states (1876)
Colton's Delaware, Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia (1886)
Post route map of the state of Virginia and West Virginia (1896)

Bird's-Eye View Maps:

➤ 1870: Bird's-Eye View of Wheeling
➤ 1882: Bird's Eye View of Bellaire, OH including Benwood 
➤ 1899: Bird's-Eye View of Moundsville 
➤ 1899: Bird's-Eye View of Martins Ferry
➤ 1899: Bird's-Eye View of Mingo Junction

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