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Slownik Geograficzny Królestwa Polskiego
Translated Entries and links to SGKP online

Shtetl Seeker
Town locator located at JewishGen®


Gazetteer Series





East and West Prussia Gazetteer
A useful tool for locating Roman Catholic and Protestant parishes

West Prussian Land Records
This site covers the years 1772/73, including Polish partition lands

Gemeindelexikon der im Reichsrate vertretenen Königreiche und Länder
Gazetteer of the Crown Lands and Territories Represented in the Imperial Council

Kendler's Orts- und Verkehrs-Lexikon von Oesterreich-Ungarn

Meyers Orts- und verkehrs-Lexikon des Deutschen Reichs

Cross Index of Polish-German Place Names



Lexicon of Polish Cities, Towns and Villages

1891 Galician Business Directory

1907 Kraków City Directory
Compiled from information taken from a directory for Kraków published in 1907 (Wielka księga adresowa Krakowa i Podgorza)

1891 Lwów Business Directory
This is a subset of the 1891 Galician Business Directory which includes street addresses not included in the Galician Directory

Commercial directory for Poland and Danzig (1923)
Handlowa ksiega adresowa Polski i Gdańska. Part of the Library of Congress program to digitize portions of its collections

1929 Poland Business Directory

1835 Posen City Directory (Adress-Kalender)
The earliest known city directory published for the city of Poznań, Poland



Central Europe Jewish Population
Source: Anton Leo Hickmann, Geographisch-statistischer Taschen-Atlas (Vienna: Freytag & Berndt, 1894), map No. 10. (from the collection of Jürgen Espenhorst).

FEEFHS Map Library

Military Mapping Survey of Austria-Hungary
The map is from 1910 and extends beyond the A-H borders

Perry-Castaneda Library Map Collection



Galicia: Administrative Districts

Galicia: Administrative Map

Galicia: General Map

Lwow (1900)
This site includes a street cross-reference

Lwow (1928) Complete Map

Mapa Narodowosciowa  z 1910 r.

Stanislawow (Stanislav, Ivano-Frankovsk) vicinity

Stanislawow (Stanislav, Ivano-Frankovsk) center

Tarnopol Province: 1928
From a 1928 Travel guide about the Province

Ukrainian Road Map
A clickable map


German Empire

An Atlas of the German Empire
A digital resource from the University of Wisconsin-Madison libraries


Russian Empire

Grodno Gubernia Map
1834 map which includes parts of modern Białystok

1795-1807 in what became part of the Russian Empire

The Polish Provinces of the Russian Empire: 1902



Map Archive of Wojskowy Instytut Geograficzny 1919 - 1939

Mapa Polski (Polish City Maps)
An online searchable map down to 1:70,000. This site includes many maps for individual towns at a very detailed level.

Poland Topographic Map & Gazetteer

Poland: 1921

Poland: 1936

Poland: 1939

Kashubian region

Southeastern Poland
A good 100,000:1 series of maps of this region


Przewodniki Turystyczny (Travel Guides)

This is a list of online copies of travel guides


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