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Collection American Revolution and Its Era: Maps and Charts of North America and the West Indies, 1750 to 1789

Browse Maps by Region

The regions of the United States are geographic areas which include multiple states. The groupings are from standard language used by libraries and reflect the groupings used in the classification system for maps. The maps linked here represent large sections of the United States and the region names are searchable in this interface.

Region I Maps


All states east of the Mississippi River


All states west of the Mississippi River

Region II Maps

Northeastern States

East of Mississippi River, North of Ohio and Potomac Rivers: Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Illinois, Indiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Wisconsin

Northwestern States

Northern part of US between western edge of Lake Superior and Pacific Ocean: Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Washington, Wyoming

Southwestern States

Southern US West of Mississippi River: Arkansas, Arizona, California, Colorado, Louisiana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas, Utah

Region III Maps

Atlantic States

All states Maine to Florida that are near to or border on Atlantic Ocean

Middle West

Rocky Mountains to Allegheny Mountains, North of Ohio River and southern border of Missouri and Kansas: Illinois, Iowa, Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, Wisconsin

Region IV Maps

Northwest, Pacific

Old Oregon country: Idaho, Oregon, Montana, Washington, Wyoming

Southwest, New

Corresponds to old Spanish province of New Mexico including Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, and Utah

Southern States

South of Mason-Dixon Line and Ohio River, from western Texas border to the Atlantic Ocean: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia

Region V Maps

Middle Atlantic States

Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania

New England

Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont

Pacific States

Alaska, California, Hawaii, Oregon, Washington

Rocky Mountain States

Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, Wyoming

South Atlantic States

Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia

Southwest, Old

Southwestern US before cessions of land from Mexico following Mexican War: Arkansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Missouri, Tennessee, Texas