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Buffalo and Western New York in Maps: Erie & Niagara Counties

This guide summarizes UB Libraries' local map holdings, and provides an extensive list of digitized maps for the region, as well as additional sources. Please note this consolidates two local map guides previously hosted on the UB Libraries' website.
Last Updated: Apr 17, 2024 11:25 AM

Erie & Niagara County Maps

Selected List of Online Maps Showing Erie & Niagara Counties

Additional Resources

Erie County Maps Online

Online Maps of Erie County

Chronological List of Selected Historical Maps

Additional Resources for Erie County Maps

Erie County maps with outlines of municipalities

Samuel Geil. Map of Erie County, New York: From Actual Surveys (1855). Image Source: Library of Congress.

Erie Towns & Villages

Erie County List of State and Regional Municipalities. Use this list as a starting point to locate local government websites and maps.

Resources for Erie County municipality maps and a selected list of digitized historical maps are highlighted below.

bird's eye view of depew

Matthews-Northrup Company. Depew, N.Y. (1898). Image Source: Library of Congress.

Niagara County Maps Online

Online Maps of Niagara County

Chronological List of Selected Historical Maps

Additional Resources for Niagara County Maps

Colorful map of Niagara County


Samuel Geil. Map of Niagara County, New York (1852). Image Source: Library of Congress.

Niagara Towns & Villages

A selected list of digitized historical maps are highlighted below.


Old looking map of Lockport

Bernard Callan. Map of the Village of Lockport, Niagara Co., N.Y. (1852). Image Source: Library of Congress.

Access Note

Many of the individual maps listed chronologically have been digitized by other libraries and institutions. Please visit the following websites to view their extensive collections: